MSDS for Edelweiss-Extract


MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET FOR
CANADIAN EDELWEISS GROWERS
LEONTOPODIUM ALPINUM EXTRACT OR
LIQUID EXTRACT OF THE EDELWEISS FLOWER


SECTION 1: PRODUCT INFORMATION

Product Identifier: INCI (CTFA) Leontopodium Alpinum Extract, EU-Labelling Name: Leontopodium Alpinum, Chemical Name:
Fluid extract from Edelweiss flower, Customs Tariff No. 1302.20 (Harmonized System Number), CAS Registry Nr. 391900-47-3.
Product Codes: #0406, #0601, #0602, #0603
Manufacturer's Name: Canadian Edelweiss Growers,
Manufacturer's website: www.edelweissgowers.com
Manufacturer's Address: 1650 Adolph Johnson Rd., PO Box 135, Golden, B.C, V0A1H0, Canada
Business No.: 873599625
Business Tel. No.: 1-250-344-2056
Business e-mail: info@edelweissgrowers.com
Product Use: This product is intended to be used as a cosmetic ingredient and is exempt from Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
regulation (40 CFR 710) when used as such. Do not use for other purpose.
All ingredients not confirmed on the TSCA Chemical Substances Inventory.

SECTION 2: COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Ingredients   Menstruum: Vegetable Glycerine (Malaysia) CAS Number 56-81-5, plus Water ratio 2:1
Ingredients Edelweiss Extract: Fresh Leontopodium alpinum CASS plus Menstruum -- ratio 1:4.
Some active ingredients of Leontopodium alpinum: Tannin, Chlorogenic acid, Luteolin-4'-O- glycoside, Bisabolane-Derivatives,
Luteolin, Apigenin-7-glycoside, Sitosterol.

Since this is a natural plant product exact contents of the minor components may vary.
CAS Registry Number: 391900-47-3
ACGIH TLV: Not Established

SECTION 3: PHYSICAL DATA

Physical State: Liquid
Appearance and Odour: Clear to slightly opalescent liquid, dark amber color with hint of olive, slightly viscous with plant typical odor.
Vapour Pressure (mm Hg): Negligible
Evaporation Rate: N/A
Density (d20/20): 1.020-1.170
Specific Gravity: 1.195
Vapour Density (Air = 1): N/A
pH: 4.7 to 6.7

SECTION 4: FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD

Flash Point: 290 C
Lower Explosive Limit (LEL) (% by volume): Unknown
Upper Explosive Limit (LEL) (% by volume): Unknown
Extinguishing Media: Dry Powder
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: None
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Combustion produces carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and thick smoke.
In general, products of combustion (such as organic materials) may be irritating and toxic.
Explosion Data: Not established
Sensitivity to Mechanical Impact or Static Discharge: None

SECTION 5: REACTIVITY DATA

Unstable: N/A
Incompatible Materials: Strong-oxidizing acids (i.e. Sulphuric Acid, Nitric Acid), strong bases
(i.e. Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Hydroxide)
Hazardous Polymerization: N/A 
Hazardous Decomposition Products: None

SECTION 6: TOXICOLOGICAL PROPERTIES / HEALTH HAZARD DATA

Routes of Entry/Exposure: Ingestion of a single dose is unlikely to cause harm. Eye contact may cause irritation.
Prolonged contact may cause skin irritation.

SECTION 7: FIRST AID MEASURES

Skin: Wash with water and soap
Eyes: Rinse with plenty of water for 15 min.
Ingestion: Call Physician for advise

SECTION 8: PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Personal Protective Equipment:
   Gloves  (type of material):
Not normally required
  
Eye Protection: Safety Chemical Glasses
  
Respiratory Protection: Not normally required
  
Clothing: Lab coat
Storage Requirements:
Store in closed original container in darkness at or around room temperature. 
Product is stable for up to 24 month under optimal storage condition.
Handling Procedures and Equipment: Maintain standard hygiene for food chemical handling.
Leak/Spill Clean up: Absorb using sand or cat litter and recover into container, wash area with hot soapy water.
Waste Disposal:
Dispose of as normal solids in accordance with Local, State and Federal Regulations
Special Shipping Information:
Ships as foodstuff, not to be loaded with incompatible materials including poisons.
Disposal Data:
Not regulated as a RCRA Hazardous Waste by the federal EPA, but may be regulated in certain states.
This is a product for industrial and professional use.


SECTION 9: PREPARATION INFORMATION

Prepared by Peter Risch (Owner, Canadian Edelweiss Growers)
Phone #: 1-250-344-2056
E-mail: peter.risch@edelweissgrowers.com
Preparation Date: 2005/05/10

Disclaimer:
This Information is accurate to the best of Canadian Edelweiss Growers knowledge and is based on information considered to be reliable.
It is furnished without warranty. Customers should assess the safety of their final products.

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