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Tucuma Butter - Natural Unrefined - 39.68 lb (18kg)

Tucuma Butter - Natural Unrefined - 39.68 lb (18kg)

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Tucuma Butter - A Natural Unrefined - Sustainable Product of the Brazilian Amazon Forest

Scientific name – Astrocaryum vulgare
Plant Part – Seeds
Appearance: White/ivory-colored to yellowish
SAP value: 225-250.
INCI: Astrocaryum Tucuma Seed Butter
Color: Yellowish
Smell: characteristic, moderately woody.
Origin – Brazil
Tucuma butter is a highly beneficial natural ingredient for cosmetic products. Extracted from the seeds of the tucuma palm tree in the Amazon region, it possesses emollient and moisturizing properties. Comprised of fatty acids like lauric and oleic acid, tucuma butter offers skin softness and moisture retention. 

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Characteristics

Tucuma butter is a natural ingredient obtained from the seeds of the tucuma palm tree (Astrocaryum aculeatum), which is native to the Amazon region. Its physicochemical characteristics may vary slightly based on factors such as the origin region and extraction methods, but here are some typical features of tucuma butter:

Fatty Acid Composition: Tucuma butter is primarily composed of fatty acids, including lauric acid, myristic acid, oleic acid, and linoleic acid. These fatty acids contribute to the emollient and moisturizing properties of the butter.

Texture and Consistency: Tucuma butter usually has a solid texture at room temperature but easily melts upon contact with skin heat. Its consistency can be compared to other vegetable butters, such as shea butter.

Color and Odor: Tucuma butter is typically yellow to brown in color and may have a characteristic aroma, which can vary from mild to slightly nutty, depending on the extraction process and degree of refinement.

Melting Point: The melting point of tucuma butter typically ranges from 30 to 35 degrees Celsius (86 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit), making it easy to melt and incorporate into cosmetic formulations.

Emollient and Moisturizing Properties: Due to its rich fatty acid composition, tucuma butter possesses emollient and moisturizing properties that help soften the skin and retain moisture.

Stability: Tucuma butter is known to be relatively stable, making it suitable for cosmetic products. However, like any natural ingredient, its stability can be influenced by storage and exposure to light and heat.

Antioxidant Potential: Some studies suggest that tucuma butter may contain natural antioxidant compounds, which can contribute to protecting the skin from damage caused by free radicals.

Uses

Tucuma butter is highly versatile and offers diverse benefits when used in cosmetic products. Its best application depends on the desired outcome and the type of product being developed. Some examples of excellent uses of tucuma butter in cosmetics include:

Body Moisturizer: Tucuma butter is rich in fatty acids and nutrients that deeply hydrate the skin, making it an excellent option for body lotions and moisturizing creams. Lip Balms: Due to its creamy consistency, tucuma butter is ideal for lip balms, providing long-lasting hydration and protection against dryness. Hand Creams: The skin of the hands often suffers from exposure to environmental elements and frequent washing. Tucuma butter can be incorporated into hand creams to help soften and repair damaged skin. Hair Products: Tucuma butter can also be used in hair products such as conditioners and masks to nourish and strengthen the strands, adding shine and softness. Products for Dry Skin: Because of its moisture-binding properties, tucuma butter is a solid choice for products designed to treat dry skin, such as specific creams for dry areas. Makeup: In makeup products such as foundations and lipsticks, tucuma butter can help maintain hydrated skin and provide a smooth application.

Artisan Soaps: In the production of artisan soaps, tucuma butter can be incorporated to add moisturizing and emollient properties. After-Sun Care: After-sun products, such as refreshing lotions, can benefit from the calming and moisturizing properties of tucuma butter.

The ideal amount of tucuma butter to be used in cosmetic products can vary depending on the type of product, the desired outcome, and the specific characteristics of the formulation. However, here are some general guidelines that can help determine the appropriate quantity:

Percentage of Formulation: Generally, tucuma butter can be added in concentrations ranging from 3% to 100% in the formulation, especially when aiming to create a balm-like texture. For products like lotions and creams, lower concentrations (e.g., 3% to 10%) might be suitable. For items like lip balms or intensive moisturizers, higher concentrations (e.g., 30% to 100%) can be used.

Product Type: The consistency and purpose of the product also influence the ideal amount. Lighter products like lotions and gels may contain smaller amounts of tucuma butter to avoid a heavy feeling on the skin. Denser products like balms or masks can accommodate higher concentrations.

Desired Properties: If the main goal is to harness the moisturizing and emollient properties of tucuma butter, a higher concentration might be preferable. Conversely, if you're using tucuma butter to add an extra touch of hydration to a product that already contains other moisturizing ingredients, a lower concentration could be appropriate.

Testing and Evaluation: It's always advisable to conduct preliminary tests to determine the ideal quantity in your formulation. This could involve creating small samples and evaluating the product's performance on the skin, texture, and overall sensation.

Regulations: Additionally, check local or international regulations and guidelines for the use of cosmetic ingredients in different concentrations.

Documentation

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS)

TUCUMA BUTTER (Astrocaryum vulgare seed butter) 

SECTION 1 - CHEMICAL PRODUCT 

Product:TUCUMA BUTTER (Astrocaryum vulgare seed butter)

Product ID: 005

Production process: Cold extraction

Origin: Amazonian Forest, wildcrafted

Product use: Personal Care Formulations

SECTION 2 - HAZARDOUS IDENTIFICATION  

Classification according to EC regulation 1272/2008 (CLP). This substance is not classified as hazardous according to regulation (EC) 1272/2008 [CLP].

Classification according to Directive 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC. This preparation is not classified as dangerous according to 1999/45/EC.

GHS LABEL ELEMENTS

Classification according to EC regulation 1272/2008 (CLP):

Signal word: Not applicable

2.1. Hazard Pictograms: Not applicable

2.2. Hazard Statements: Not applicable

2.3. Safety Precautions P101: If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand P102: Keep out of reach of children.

P103: Read label before use

2.3 .2 _ Prevention precautionary statements

P261: Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.

P272: Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. 

P280: Wear protective gloves.

P301 + P310: IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/ doctor/ according to your area.

P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water and Soap P302: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell P331: Do NOT induce vomiting.

P321: Specific treatment- see on this label P330: Rinse mouth P333 + P313: If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

P362 + P364: Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse. P405: Store locked up.

P501: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/ national/international regulations.

Labelling (67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC)

2.1. Hazard Symbol: Not applicable

2.2. Risk Prases: Not applicable

2.3. Safety Phrases

S02 - Keep out of the reach of children.

S23 - Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapor/spray (appropriate wording to be specified by the manufacturer).

S37- Wear suitable gloves.

S62 - If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice

immediately and show This container or label           -

SECTION 3 –COMPOSITION / INGREDIENT INFORMATION 

Substance or mixture: Substance

Ingredients: TUCUMA BUTTER

INCI Name: astrocaryum vulgare seed butter

Hazardous Components: Not a hazardous material under the Department of Labor definitions. Is Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) under the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

According to Classification 1999/45/EC not classified as hazardous.

According to Classification 1272/2208: not classified as hazardous.

Reach status (EC1907/2006): This product is according to Annex 5, §9 exempted from the registration.

CAS #98143-57-8

EINECS#: n/a

SECTION 4 – FIRST AID MEASURES

Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water of eye wash solution for a least 15 minutes – get medical attention if irritation persists.

Skins: Wash with soap and water – get medical attention if irritation persists.

Ingestion: If ingest in large amounts can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

Inhalation: In misty conditions, there are no established short-term inhalation limits.

Acute: Not know

SECTION 5 – FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

 Flashpoint and Method: Not determined

Autoignition: Not determined

Boiling point:Not determined

Extinguishing Media: CO2, Dry chemicals, Foam

Special fire fighting: Class B Fire; Application of water to burning oil can cause procedures. splattering; oil will float; use air supplied equipment for fighting interior fires.

Unusual Fire & explosion: None

Possible risk of auto-ignition/spontaneous combustion under high temperature/closed conditions if material is absorbed on various matrices and oxygen is present.

SECTION 6 – ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

 

 

If material is spilled: No specific hazards; the material is non-hazardous; if in mist form and levels are above 15g/m3 (total), a dust mask and goggles are required.

Personal Precautions: 

Respiratory protection: Not normally needed

Ventilation: Intermittent clean air exchanges are recommended, but not required

Protection gloves: Not normally needed

Eye protection: Not normally needed

Environmental precautions: Dispose of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.

 

SECTION 7 – HANDLING & STORAGE

 Handling: Not special requirements

Store requirements for storage areas and containers: Storage in a cool, dry location, in a sealed container, don’t expose to direct sunlight, keep storing temperature below 77oF (25oC).

Shelf life: 24 months, should be stored tightly sealed, protected from light and heat. 

SECTION 8 – EXPOSURE CONTROL/PERSONAL PROTECTION 

Eye protection: Safety glasses

Skin protection: N/A

Respiratory protection: Not needed under normal conditions

Ventilation: Area should be well ventilated

Special: N/A

Mechanical: N/A

Other protective clothing: None

Work/hygienic practices: Normal work and hygiene practices for handling no-hazardous liquid material.

 

SECTION 9 – PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES 

Physical State: solid

Appearance: White to yellow

Odor: Typical vegetable oil odor, characteristic

Specific density: 0,967

Solubility in water: Insoluble

Liquid surface tension: 25 dynes/cm @20oC

Melting point: 30 – 32oC

Vapor pressure (mm Hg): N/A

Evaporation rate: Greater than 1

Water-reactive: No

 

SECTION 10 – STABILITY & REACTIVITY

 

Stability: Generally stable, becomes rancid on extended exposure to air, avoid strong oxidizers

Conditions to avoid: N/A

Incompatibility: None

Hazardous decomposition products: N/A

Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur

SECTION 11 – TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Acute toxicity: Acute effects are not expected after exposure to the product. DL50 oral: not determined

DL50 oral: not determined

CL50: not determined

Skin irritation: May cause mild skin irritation

Eye irritation: May cause mild irritation to the eyes

Respiratory or skin sensitization: Not expected sensitizing effects after exposure to the product

Germ cell mutagenicity: Not expected that the product presents mutagenic potential

Carcinogenicity: Not expected that the product has carcinogenic potential

Reproductive toxicity: Not expected that the product present potential toxicity

Systemic target organ toxicity – single exposure: Systemic effects are not expected after a single exposure to the product

Systemic target organ toxicity – repeated exposure: Systemic effects are not expected after repeated exposure to the product.

Aspiration Hazard:Not determined

SECTION 12 – ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Ecotoxicity Product: does not present a risk

Persistence and degradability: Good degradability

Bioaccumulative potential: No bioaccumulation

Mobility in soil: Well-tolerated

Other adverse effects: Not determined

 

SECTION 13 – DISPOSAL INFORMATION

Waste DisposalMethodo(s): Physically clean up, check local landfill disposal requirements 

SECTION 14 – TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

Dot classification: Not a DOT-controlled material (USA); ship as raw material for cosmetic use, not to be with incompatible materials include poisons.

Class division: Not restricted

Proper shipping name: N/A

Label: None

Packing group: N/A

Id Number: N/A

Hazard: N/A

 SECTION 15 – REGULATORY INFORMATION

Immediate (acute) Health: N

Sudden release of pressure: N

Delayed (chronic) health: N

Reactivity: N

Fire: N

State Right-To-Know (RTK) information: Check with specific state authorities since regulations vary within the states.

SECTION 16 – ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

To the best of our knowledge, the information contained herein is accurate and is provided in good faith to comply with applicable federal and state laws. However, we cannot assume any liability whatsoever for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein. The final determination of the suitability of any material is the sole responsibility of the user. While certain hazards are described herein, it is important to note that all materials may present unknown hazards, and therefore, caution should be exercised. We cannot guarantee that these described hazards are the only ones that may exist. 

NA = Not applicable

ND = Not determined

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Return Policy

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To maintain the high standards of our product offerings, we regret to inform you that essential oils, fragrance oils, vegetable oils, and butters cannot be returned or eligible for refunds.

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