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MSDS Nu-FLAC

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Nu-FLAC®Tea Cut

Nu-FLAC® Fine

 

 

1     Identification

2     Composition/Information on Ingredients

3     Hazards Identification

4     First Aid Measures

5     Fire-Fighting Measures

6     Accidental Release Measures

7     Handling and Storage

8     Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

9     Physical and Chemical Properties

10   Toxicological Information

11   Additional Information

12   Ecological Information

13   Disposal Considerations

14   Transport Information

15   Regulatory Information

16   Other Information

 

Maker:
RIBUS, Inc.
200 South Hanley Road, Suite 1108
St. Louis, MO 63105
USA
+1-314-727-4287

Date Prepared: 6-29-2011

 

  1. Identification

 

Identification of Substance or Preparation:    Ground rice hulls

Use of substance / preparation:                         Flavor carrier

Company/undertaking identification:               RIBUS, Inc.

Emergency telephone:+1-314-727-4287or USA CHEMTREC800-262-8200

 

  1. Composition / Information on Ingredients

 

Ingredient Name                     CAS#         %         EINECS#       %         Classification

Nu-FLAC®Tea Cut                     N/A                            N/A                                     N/A

Organic Nu-FLAC®Tea Cut      N/A                            N/A                                     N/A

Rice Concentrate                       N/A                            N/A                                     N/A

Organic Rice Concentrate       N/A                            N/A                                     N/A

 

  1. Hazards Identification

 

Symbols:                                      N/A

Classification:                             N/A

R Phrase #:                                 N/A

Human health hazards:            N/A

 

  1. First Aid Measures

 

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW

 

Effects of                                 Repeated inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract

Overexposure:                       irritation in susceptible individuals.

 

Inhalation:                               Inhalation of dust can result in irritation to the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract.

 

Skin:                                         Prolonged contact may cause irritation in sensitive individuals.

 

Eyes:                                         In case of eye contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.

 

Ingestion:                                No acute oral toxicity is expected.  This product is produced in accordance with GMP’s for human foods.

 

First Aid Procedures

 

Skin & Eyes:                           In case of contact, immediately wash with water.  If irritation or allergic condition develops, get medical assistance.

 

Inhalation:                               Remove from area of exposure.   If not breathing normally, get medical assistance.

 

Ingestion:                                This material is a food ingredient.  Ingestion is not expected tocause a health hazard.  If swallowing is difficult or esophageal obstruction occurs, get medical assistance.

 

  1. Fire-Fighting Measures

 

Extinguishing Media:                                  CO2, Water

 

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards:   None Known

 

Special Fired Fighting Procedures:        As a grain-based product, dust may form an explosive mixture with air.  Avoid conditions which produce dust.

 

  1. Accidental Release Measures

 

Personal Precautions:                                Use cloth or paper dust masks, NIOSH/OSHA device. Provide adequate ventilation.  Use local exhaust as needed.  Use eye, nose and mouth protection to minimize the risk of irritation.

 

Environmental Precautions and              No emergency results from spillage; however,

Cleanup Methods:                                       spills should be cleaned up promptly.  Do not return material to its original container.  Wear appropriate protective equipment.  Sweep up material and place in appropriate waste container and dispose of according to local regulations.  Wash spill area after pickup is completed.

 

  1. Handling and Storage

 

Handling:                        Use normal Good Manufacturing Practices in handling and storing material

 

Storage:                          Keep containers closed and dry prior to use.  Store at <90 degrees F (32 Celsius) and >32 degrees F (0 Celsius)

 

Packaging Materials:   35#’s in a 3 mil plastic bag inside a double wall Kraft box / 27 boxes per pallet = 945 Lbs.

 

Recommended:            Use original container

 

  1. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

 

Occupational Exposure Limits:     None established

 

Exposure Controls:                          Use cloth or paper masks when handling and provide adequate ventilation

 

Respiratory Protection:                   Cloth or paper masks, NIOSH/OSHA device

 

Skin:                                                     None established

 

Eyes:                                                    Protective goggles are suggested, but not required.

 

Ventilation:                                          Provide adequate ventilation.  Use local exhaust as needed.

Other Protective Equipment:         None established

 

  1. Physical and Chemical Properties

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Appearance and Odor:     While typically light tan in color and odorless, it is all-natural and is subject to seasonal and slight variety variations in color, taste and aroma.

 

Important Health, Safety and Environmental Information:

 

pH:                                          6.5-7.5

Boiling Point:                       NA

Flash Point:                          NA

Explosive Limits:                None known

Oxidizing Properties:         N/A

Vapor Density:                    N/A

Specific Gravity:                 0.34

Solubility:                             0

Fat Solubility:                      0

Partition Coefficient:          N/A

Viscosity:                              N/A

% volatile:                             N/A

Evaporation Rate:              N/A

Wt/Gallon:                             2.86 pounds/gallon, 340 grams/litre

 

  1. Stability and Reactivity

 

Stability:                                                           Stable

Incompatibility (materials to avoid):            None known

Hazardous Decomposition Products:     May produce toxic or harmful combustion products when heated to decomposition

Hazardous Polymerization:                        Will not occur

 

  1. Toxicological Information

 

Personal Precautions:                                Use cloth or paper dust masks, NIOSH/OSHA device. Provide adequate ventilation.  Use local exhaust as needed.  Use eye, nose and mouth protection to minimize the risk of irritation.

 

Environmental Precautions and              No emergency results from spillage; however,

Cleanup Methods:                                       spills should be cleaned up promptly.  Do not return material to its original container.  Wear appropriate protective equipment.  Sweep up material and place in appropriate waste container and dispose of according to local regulations.  Wash spill area after pickup is completed.

 

Chronic Effect and Medical Conditions

 

Acute Dermal Toxicity:                               Prolonged contact may cause irritation in sensitive individuals.

Acute Oral Toxicity:                                     No acute oral toxicity is expected.  This product is produced in accordance with GMP’s for human foods.

Chronic Toxicity:                                         None known

Mutagenicity:                                                None known

Reproductive Effects:                                 None known

 

  1. Ecological Information

 

Ecotoxicity:                                                   None known

Mobility:                                                          None known

Persistence and Degradability:               Biodegradable

Bioaccumulative Potential:                       None known

Other Adverse Effects:                               None known

 

  1. Disposal Considerations

 

Methods of Disposal:                                 No emergency results from spillage; however, spills should be cleaned up promptly.  Do not return material to its original container.  Wear appropriate protective equipment.  Sweep up material and place in appropriate waste container and dispose of according to local regulations.

Waste Classification:                                  Organic Kitchen Waste

European Waste Catalogue (EWC):       200108

Hazardous Waste:                                       No

 

 

  1. Transport Information

 

Regulatory Information UN Number Proper Shipping Name Class Packing Group Label Additional Information
ADR/RID Class

AND Class

IMDG Class

IATA-DGR Class

N/A Nu-FLAC Tea Cut/ rice concentrate N/A N/A  

N/A

N/A

 

 

  1. Regulatory Information

 

EU REGULATIONS

 

Symbols of Danger:                    N/A

Risk Phrases:                               N/A

Safety Phrases:

Personal Precautions:               Use cloth or paper dust masks, NIOSH/OSHA device. Provide adequate ventilation.  Use local exhaust as needed.  Use eye, nose and mouth production to minimize the risk of irritation.

Environmental Precautions     No emergency results from spillage; however, spills

and Cleanup Methods:              should be cleaned up promptly.  Do not return material to its original container.  Wear appropriate protective equipment.  Sweep up material and place in appropriate waste container and dispose of according to local regulations.  Wash spill area after pickup is completed.

Contains:                                       Ground rice hulls

Product Use:                                Flavor carrier

 

 

  1. Other Information

 

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW

 

Effects of Overexposure:    Repeated inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation in susceptible individuals.

 

Inhalation:                               Inhalation of dust can result in irritation to the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract.

 

Skin:                                          Prolonged contact may cause irritation in sensitive individuals.

 

Eyes:                                         In case of eye contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.

 

Ingestion:                                No acute oral toxicity is expected.  This product is produced in accordance with GMP’s for human foods.

 

Risk Phrases:                         N/A

 

Symbols of Danger:              N/A

 

 

RIBUS’ Nu-FLAC Tea Cut productsareproduced in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices as outlined by the Food and Drug Administration for foods.

 

Person Responsible for Preparation:         Neal Hammond

                                                                                                                                                           

Contact Number:    +1-314-727-4287

info@ribus.com

 

Emergency              +1-916-969-9500

 

 

The opinions expressed herein are those of qualified personnel within RIBUS, Inc.  It is believed that the information contained herein is current as of the date of this Material Safety Data Sheet.  Since the use of this information and these opinions and the conditions of use of the product are not within the control of RIBUS, Inc., it is the user’s obligation to assure safe use of the product.