Download the Arnica Salve Manufacturer Safety Data Sheet

Section 1: Identification

Product Identifier: Arnica Salve

Manufacturer Information:

Vermont Soap
616 Exchange Street
Middlebury, VT 05753

1(866)SOAP-4U2

Emergency Number: 802-388-4302

Recommended use of the chemical: Arnica Salve used to soothe everyday aches and stiffness.

Section 2: Hazard Identification

Hazard Classification: Non-hazardous

Signal word: None

Hazard Statement: Non-toxic

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Precautionary statements

  • Eyes: May cause minor irritation.
  • Skin Contact: Not considered dangerous.
  • Inhalation: Not considered dangerous.
  • Ingestion: Not considered dangerous.

Description of any hazards not otherwise classified Not Applicable

Non-Toxic

Section 3: Composition/Information on Ingredients

Substances

  • Chemical name: Arnica Salve, Butyrospermum Parkii

Common name and synonyms: Arnica Salve, Butyrospermum Parkii

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) number: Coconut oil 8001-31-8, shea butter 68424-60-2, hemp seed oil 68953-68-3, beeswax 8012-89-3, wintergreen oil 68917-75-9, arnica extract 68990-11-4, St john’s wort extract 84082-80-4, rosemary extract 84604-14-8

  • Impurities and stabilizing additives, which are themselves classified and which contribute to the classification of the chemical Not Applicable
  • Chemicals are a trade secret

Contents are as read on the label. Exact percentages are a trade secret

Ingredients: Coconut oil (coco nucifera oil)*, shea butter (butyrospermum parkii)*, hemp seed oil (cannabis sativa seed oil)*, beeswax (beeswax)*, wintergreen oil (gaultheria procumbens)*, arnica extract (arnica montana) *, St john’s wort extract (hypericum perforatum)*, rosemary extract (rosmarinus officinalis extract)*

Section 4: First Aid Measures

Eye Contact: Flush with plenty of milk or water for 15 minutes- If irritation persists get medical attention

Skin Contact: Not a direct hazard.

Inhalation: No vapors appear at normal working temperature.

Ingestion: Not considered dangerous.

Section 5 : Firefighting Measures

Flammability Classification: Flammable

Flash Point (F): 350°C

Extinguishing Medium: Dry powder, foam and carbon dioxide

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: Not Applicable

Fire Fighting Procedures: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and other protective clothing. Treat as oil.

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

Personal Precautions:

  • Watch out for slippery conditions if spillage occurs.
  • Eyes: May cause minor irritation.
  • Skin Contact: Not considered dangerous.
  • Inhalation: Not considered dangerous.
  • Ingestion: Not considered dangerous.

Emergency procedures

  • Instructions for evacuations: None
  • Consulting experts: None
  • Protective clothing: None

Methods and materials used for containment :None

Cleanup procedures: Wash away with warm water or absorb with sand, rags or sweeping compound.

Waste Disposal: Follow Federal, State and Local regulations

Section 7: Handling and Storage

Precautions for safe handling

  • Eyes: May cause minor irritation.
  • Skin Contact: Not considered dangerous.
  • Inhalation: Not considered dangerous.
  • Ingestion: Not considered dangerous.

Safe storage, including any incompatibilities

  • Respiratory Protection: None required
  • Ventilation: None
  • Eye Protection: Safety Glasses

Handling and Storage Precautions: Handle with care and avoid spillage on the floor (spillage). Consider normal working hygiene. Keep away from ignition sources. Store in a tightly closed containers in a cool dry place. Keep away from heat and direct light.

Section 8: Exposure Controls/ Personal Protection

  • OSHA Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs), Not Applicable
  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Not Applicable
  • Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) Not Applicable
  • Exposure Limits
  • Eye Contact: Flush with plenty of milk or water for 15 minutes- If irritation persists get medical attention
  • Skin Contact: Not considered dangerous.
  • Inhalation: Not considered dangerous.
  • Ingestion: Not considered dangerous.

Appropriate engineering controls

  • Respiratory Protection: None required
  • Ventilation: None
  • Eye Protection: Safety Glasses

Handling and Storage Precautions: Handle with care and avoid spillage on the floor (spillage). Consider normal working hygiene. Keep away from ignition sources. Store in a tightly closed containers in a cool dry place. Keep away from heat and direct light.

  • Respiratory Protection: None required at room temperature and under normal conditions.
  • Ventilation: None
  • Eye Protection: Safety Glasses

Handling and Storage Precautions: Do not take internally. Store away from heat. Keep from freezing

Special requirements for Personal Protection Equipment

  • Respiratory Protection None required at room temperature and under normal conditions.
  • Ventilation: None
  • Eye Protection: Safety Glasses
  • Handling and Storage Precautions: Handle with care and avoid spillage on the floor (spillage). Consider normal working hygiene. Keep away from ignition sources. Store in a tightly closed containers in a cool dry place. Keep away from heat and direct light.

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance: Solid at 20°C Light green color

Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits: Not Applicable

Odor: Smells like wintergreen and Arnica

Vapor pressure: Less than 0.01mmHg

pH: Insoluble in water

Melting point: 28-38 °C

Freezing point (F): 32

Initial boiling point and boiling range (F): Not Applicable

Flash point: 350°C

Flammability (solid, gas): Yes is oil based

Section 11: Toxicological Information

Exposure Information

  • Skin: No skin irritation observed
  • Eye: Slightly irritant
  • Ingestion: Not considered dangerous.
  • Inhalation: Not to be expected under normal use and storage conditions.
  • Chronic: Nontoxic

The numerical measures of toxicity: Nontoxic

Description of the symptoms

  • Eye Contact: Flush with plenty of milk or water for 15 minutes- If irritation persists get medical attention
  • Skin Contact: Not considered dangerous.
  • Inhalation: Not considered dangerous.
  • Ingestion: Not considered dangerous.

Not know to be Carcinogenic

Section 12: Ecological Information

Data from toxicity tests: Safe and biodegradable

Section 13 Disposal Considerations

Description of appropriate disposal containers to use Discard in compliance with local ordinances

Recommendations of appropriate disposal methods to employ

  • Wash away with warm water or absorb with sand, rags or sweeping compound.
  • Waste Disposal: Follow Federal, State and Local regulations

Section 14: Transport Information

UN number: This is not a regulated hazardous Material for Transportation

UN proper shipping name: This is not a regulated hazardous Material for Transportation

Transport hazard class(es): Non-hazardous

Packing group number, if applicable, based on the degree of hazard Not Applicable

Section 15: Regulatory Information

No regulatory concerns exist

Section 16: Other Information

This is an oil based product
USDA Food Grade Certified Organic Product

Last Revision: 2/23/15