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SDS Ground Rice Hulls

Identification of Substance or Preparation:  Ground rice hulls (natural or   organic)

Use of substance / preparation:                        Anti-caking agent

Company/undertaking identification:               RIBUS, Inc.

Emergency telephone:                                    +1-314-727-4287 or USA CHEMTREC 800-262-8200

 

 

 

  1. Identification

 

 

Maker: RIBUS, Inc. Date Prepared:
200 South Hanley Road, Suite 1108 06-01-2016
St. Louis, MO 63105 USA
+1-314-727-4287

 

 

  1. Hazard Identification

 

Symbols: N/A

Classification: N/A

R Phrase #: N/A

Human health hazards: Possible respiratory hazard

-rhinitis

 

  1. Composition / Information on Ingredients

 

Ingredient Name CAS#   % EINECS# %   Classification
Nu-FLOW® 70R N/A N/A N/A
Nu-FLOW® N/A N/A N/A
Organic Nu-FLOW® N/A N/A N/A
Natural Nu-FLOW® N/A N/A N/A
Rice Concentrate N/A N/A N/A
Organic Rice Concentrate N/A N/A N/A
4. 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 to cause 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.
6. 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
Environmental Precautions and irritation.
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 / 30 boxes per pallet = 1,050 Lbs.

Recommended:            Use original container

  1. Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Occupational Exposure Limits:

PEL=15 mg/m3 (total particulate)

5 mg/m3 (respirable fraction)

 

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: 0.46
Solubility: 0
Fat Solubility: 0
Partition Coefficient: N/A
Viscosity: N/A
% volatile: N/A
Evaporation Rate: N/A
Wt/Gallon: 3.88 pounds/gallon, 464 grams/litre
  1. Stability and Reactivity

Stability:                                                           Stable

Incompatibility (materials to avoid):           None known

Hazardous Decomposition Products:    May produce toxic or harmful combustion

 

Hazardous Polymerization: products when heated to decomposition
Will not occur
11. 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
Acute Oral Toxicity: sensitive individuals.
No acute oral toxicity is expected. This
product is produced in accordance with GMP’s
Chronic Toxicity: for human foods.
None known
Mutagenicity: None known
Reproductive Effects: None known
12. Ecological Information
Ecotoxicity: None known
Mobility: None known
Persistence and Degradability: Biodegradable
Bioaccumulative Potential: None known
Other Adverse Effects: None known
13. 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
Waste Classification: regulations.
Organic Kitchen Waste
European Waste Catalogue (EWC): 200108
Hazardous Waste: No
  1. Transport Information

 

Regulatory UN Proper Shipping Class Packing Label Additional
Information Number Name Group Information
ADR/RID Class
AND Class N/A Nu-FLOW/ rice N/A N/A N/A N/A
IMDG Class concentrate
IATA-DGR Class

 

  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
Environmental Precautions minimize the risk of irritation.
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
Contains: completed.
Ground rice hulls
Product Use: Anti-caking agent
  1. Other Information

EMERGENCY OVERVIEW

 

Effects of Overexposure:  Repeated inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract

 

Inhalation: irritation in susceptible individuals.
Inhalation of dust can result in irritation to the mucous
Skin: membranes of the respiratory tract.
Prolonged contact may cause irritation in sensitive
Eyes: individuals.
In case of eye contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty
Ingestion: of water for at least 15 minutes.
No acute oral toxicity is expected. This product is
Risk Phrases: produced in accordance with GMP’s for human foods.
N/A
Symbols of Danger: N/A

 

RIBUS’ Nu-FLOW® products are produced 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.