COCAMIDE DEA – viscosity booster, foam booster and stabilizer, skin protectant.
For the manufacturing of: liquid shampoos, bubble bath, dishwashing liquid, liquid hand soaps and detergents.
Technical Specification Sheet
Chemical Name: Cocamide DEA (Diethanolamine)
General Description: Carmidol-C90 is a non-ionic surfactant and is biodegradable.
Carmidol-C90 is used in personal care formulations as a: viscosity booster, foam booster and stabilizer, skin protectant.
Used for the manufacturing of: liquid shampoos, bubble bath, dishwashing liquids, liquid hand soaps and detergents.
Properties Unit Value
Appearance – yellow, viscous liquid
Total Actives % 83.0 – 90.0
Free Amine % max. 5%
Viscosity, 20ºC mPa.s 450 – 850
pH (1% aqueous soln.) – 8.0 – 10.0
Further Chemical Properties Data
Glycerol % 8.0-9.0
Amide % min. 83
Free acids as lauric acid % max. 0.8
Storage and handling:
We recommend that Carmidol-C be stored in sealed containers at a maximum of 40ºC. Normal safety precautions should be employed (gloves, goggles,etc.) when handling.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA
1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION
1.1 Identification of the substance
Product Name : Carmidol C90
Chemical Characterization : Cocoamide DEA
1.2 Use of substance : Carmidol C90 is an additive for liquid
detergent, shampoos, hand soaps, etc.
2. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
% CAS Number TWA (NIOSH)
Cocoamide DEA 90-100 68603-42-9 –
Diethanolamine (DEA) 1-8.5 111-42-1 3 ppm
TWA = Time Weighted Average
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Liquid amber color
May cause irritation to the skin, eyes and respiratory system
Potential Health Effect :
Eye Contact : May cause irritation.
Skin contact : May cause irritation.
Inhalation of vapors: May cause irritation.
Effects of Overexposure: None known
4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Eye contact : Irrigate immediately with plenty of clean water or an eyewash solution for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention.
Skin contact : Wash immediately with water followed by soap and water.
Contaminated clothing should be laundered before re-use.
Ingestion : Rinse with water, then drink plenty of water or milk. Seek
medical attention. Treat symptomatically
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Extinguishing Media and Fire Fighting Instructions
Dry chemical, foam, carbon dioxide, water fog
Firefighters should wear full firefighting turn out gear including approved self contained breathing apparatus.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
It is advisable to protect the storage tank by an exterior protection vessel which should prevent any penetration into underground waters at delivery or in case of leakage of the storage tank.
Steps to be taken in case material is released or spilled
The product should not reach the environment. Any penetration into the ground or surrounding waters should be avoided. If small quantities are spilled, it should be diluted with water and directed to a water purification unit. Alternatively, spillages can be absorbed onto sand, earth or sawdust, shoveled into waste drums and removed for disposal. Flush area with water.
Surfaces may become slippery after spillage
7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Store should be well ventilated. Storage materials to be avoided are steel and iron.
Keep away from heat, flames and sources of sparks. Store at temperatures between 4º and 25°C.
Storage tanks should be kept closed and de-aerated under a ventilated hood.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
8.1 Exposure Limit Values : None
8.2 Exposure Controls : No special protection measures necessary.
8.2.1 Occupational Exposure Controls
126.96.36.199 Respiratory Protection : If vapors are present, approved respiratory protection should be worn
188.8.131.52 Hand Protection : Wear protective gloves.
184.108.40.206 Eye Protection : Wear goggles.
220.127.116.11 Skin Protection : Employees should wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin contact.
8.2.2 Environmental Exposure Controls : Release into the environment should be avoided.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
9.1 General Information
Appearance : Amber liquid
Odor : Slight
9.2 Important Health, Safety and Environmental Information
pH : 10 ( 1%)
Boiling Point/Boiling Range : >150°C
Flash Point: >94°C (closed cup)
Flammability : Not applicable
Explosive Properties : Not applicable
Oxidizing Properties : Not applicable
Vapor Pressure : Unknown
Relative Density : Approx. 0.99
Solubility : Miscible in any proportion with water
Viscosity : approx. 800 mPa.s (25°C)
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
10.1 Conditions to avoid : Excessive heat
10.2 Materials to avoid : Strong alkalis ,acids and oxidizing materials
10.3 Hazardous decomposition products : Oxides of nitrogen and ammonia
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
No harmful effects to humans are known up till now when Carmidol C90 is used according to directions.
The oral LD50 (rat) is higher than 12000 mg/kg.(literature data)
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
12.1 Ecotoxicity : Not known
12.2 Mobility : Not known
12.3 Persistence and degradability : this product is biodegradable
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Waste Disposal : Dispose adsorbed material in accordance with national and local regulations, wash the spillage area clean and dispose of water in contained waste treatment system. According to the same regulations, the material can be incinerated as well.
14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
CARMIDOL C90 is not a hazardous substance so there are no restrictions in any form of transportation, i.e. land, sea or air.
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
All components of this product are listed on the following inventories: USA(TSCA), CANADA (DSL), EUROPE(EINECS/ELINCS), JAPAN(ENCS), AUSTRALIA(AICS)
16. OTHER INFORMATION
HAZARD RATING NFPA