Agent Name

Olive oil

CAS Number

8001-25-0

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Extract of olive leaves; Extract of olives; Oils, olive; Olea europaea extract; Olea europaea leaf extract; Olea europaea oil; Olive extract; Olive leaf extract; Olea Europaea(Olive) Fruit Oil; Sweet oil; [ChemIDplus] Oils, edible: olive; [CAMEO] Gomenoleo oil; Oleum olivae; Olivae oleum raffinatum; [HSDB]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Description

Pale yellow or light greenish-yellow liquid with a slight odor; [HSDB] Yellow viscous liquid; [Carolina Biological Supply MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in foods and cooking, pharmaceuticals and therapeutic preparations, cosmetics, personal care products, plasters, to make sulfonated oils, and as plasticizer in dental cements; [HSDB] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

A moderate skin irritant in guinea pigs and rabbits; [RTECS] "TSCA Definition 2008: Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acids linoleic, oleic and palmitic. (Olea europaea)." [ChemIDplus] A skin irritant; [HSDB] A mild skin irritant in humans; [RTECS] A skin irritant; [Carolina Biological Supply MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

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