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COCAMIDE DEA

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

CARMIDOL-C90

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

Unit Value

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

Emergency Overview

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

Protective 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

7.1  Handling:

Store should be well ventilated. Storage materials to be avoided are steel and iron.

7.2 Storage:

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

8.2.1.1 Respiratory Protection :             If vapors are present, approved respiratory                                                          protection should be worn

8.2.1.2 Hand Protection : Wear protective gloves.

8.2.1.3 Eye Protection :           Wear goggles.

8.2.1.4 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

Health                                               1

Flammability                                       1

Reactivity                                          0

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