Bunya Nut Powder

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Product Description

This sweet, mellow, nut with a taste like chestnuts or almonds is only usually available for a short time each year. As a powder, we are now able to offer this flavor all year round. This gluten free powder lends itself to an endless uses. Milk shakes, pancakes, biscuits, breads and cakes, or used in pasta sauce, casseroles, soups and stir-fries. It can be used on its own or mixed as a flour or thickener.
So good is its taste, it has drawn hundreds of people for thousands of years to a feast. In what was probably Australia’s largest indigenous event, diverse tribes – up to thousands of people – once travelled great distances (from as far as Charleville, Dubbo, Bundaberg and Grafton) to these gatherings. They stayed for months, to celebrate and feast on the bunya nut. The bunya nut gatherings were an armistice accompanied by much trade exchange, and discussions and negotiations over marriage and regional issues. Due to the sacred status of the bunya nuts, some tribes would not camp amongst these trees. Also in some regions, the tree was never to be cut. Indigenous groups such as the Wakawaka, Githabul, Kabi Kabi, Jarowair, Goreng goreng, Butchulla, Quandamooka, Baruŋgam , Yiman and Wulili have continued cultural and spiritual connections to the Bunya Mountains to this day.

For further information please go to the SDS (Safety Data Sheet)

 

Additional Information

Weight 0.035 kg
Dimensions 0.15 × 0.2 × 0.9 cm

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Bunya Nut (Araucaria bidwillii) Dried Nut Powder - SDS

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Name: Bunya Nut Dried powder                                        Contact Information:Catalogue Code: Essences from the Australian Bush

P.O. Box 3066, Pallas Street, Maryborough Qld 4650

CAS#:    Not available.

RTECS: Not available.

TSCA 8(b) inventory: No products were found.

Order Online: www.essencesfromtheaustraianbush.com.au

CI#: Not available.

Synonym:  Bunya Nut Powder                                                      Call 0408780709

Chemical Name: Powdered Nut of Araucaria bidwillii

Chemical Formula The nutritional content of the bunya nut is: 40% water, 40% complex carbohydrates, 9% protein, 2% fat, 0.2% potassium, 0.06% magnesium. It is also gluten free, it is considered to be an ideal substitute for people having gluten intolerance. Bunya nut has a healthy glycemic index (GI) rating, in the range of 50 to 75.

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
Composition:
Name CAS N/A 100% by Weight
Bunya Nut Powder 100%
Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Not applicable.
Section 3: Hazards Identification
Potential Acute Health Effects:Slightly hazardous in case of eye contact (irritant), of inhalation. Non-irritant for skin. Non-hazardous in case of ingestion.

Potential Chronic Health Effects:

CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available. TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available. Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.

Section 4: First Aid Measures
Eye Contact:Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention if irritation occurs.

Skin Contact: Wash with soap and water. Get medical attention if irritation develops.

Serious Skin Contact: Not available.

Inhalation:

If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.

Serious Inhalation: Not available.

Ingestion:

Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

Serious Ingestion: Not available.

Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data
Flammability of the Product: May be combustible at high temperature.Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not available.

Flash Points: Not available.

Flammable Limits: Not available.

Products of Combustion: Not available.

Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:

Slightly flammable to flammable in presence of open flames and sparks, of heat. Non-flammable in presence of shocks.

Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:

Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available. Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.

Fire Fighting Media and Instructions:

SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder. LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.

Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available.

Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Organic dusts can form explosive mixtures in air.

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures
Small Spill:Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to local and regional authority requirements.

Large Spill:

Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system.

Section 7: Handling and Storage
Precautions:Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not breathe dust.

Storage: Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Do not store above 24°C (75.2°F).

Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Engineering Controls:

Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.

Personal Protection: Safety glasses. Lab coat.

Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill:

Splash goggles. Full suit. Boots. Gloves. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.

Exposure Limits: Not available.

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical state and appearance: Solid. (Powdered solid.)Odour:

Taste: Almond like

Molecular Weight: Not available.

Colour: Light grey.

pH (1% soln/water): Not available.

Boiling Point: Not available.

Melting Point: Not available.

Critical Temperature: Not available.

Specific Gravity: Not available.

Vapour Pressure: Not applicable.

Vapour Density: Not available.

Volatility: Not available.

Odour Threshold: Not available.

Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.: Not available.

Ionicity (in Water): Not available.

Dispersion Properties: Not available.

Solubility: Not available.

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data
Stability: The product is stable.Instability Temperature: Not available.

Conditions of Instability: Excess heat, incompatible materials

Incompatibility with various substances: Not available.

Corrosivity: Not available.

Special Remarks on Reactivity: No information available at this time.

Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available.

Polymerization: Will not occur.

Section 11: Toxicological Information
Routes of Entry: Inhalation. Ingestion.Toxicity to Animals:

LD50: Not available. LC50: Not available.

Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.

Other Toxic Effects on Humans:

Slightly hazardous in case of inhalation. Non-irritant for skin. Non-hazardous in case of ingestion.

Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available.

Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.

Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans:

Acute Potential Health Effects: Skin: Unlikely to cause skin irritation. Eyes: Dust may cause eye irritation. Ingestion:

Swallowing this material during normal handling is not likely to be harmful. Inhalation: This material may produce dust. May cause respiratory tract irritation. Breathing small amounts of this material during normal handling is not likely to be harmful.

Section 12: Ecological Information
Ecotoxicity: Not available.BOD5 and COD: Not available.

Products of Biodegradation:

Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may arise.

Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.

Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations
Waste Disposal:Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental control regulations.
Section 14: Transport Information
Transport Classification: Not a controlled material (Australia).Identification: Not applicable.

Special Provisions for Transport: Not applicable.

Section 15: Other Regulatory Information
Federal and State Regulations: No products were found.Other Regulations: Not available.

Other Classifications:

WHMIS (Canada): Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).

 

DSCL (EEC):This product is not classified according to the EU regulations. Not applicable.

HMIS (U.S.A.):

Health Hazard: 1

Fire Hazard: 1

Reactivity: 0

Personal Protection: a

National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):

Health: 1

Flammability: 1

Reactivity: 0 Specific hazard:

Protective Equipment:

Not applicable. Lab coat. Not applicable. Safety glasses.

Section 16: Other Information
References: Not available.Other Special Considerations: Not available.

Created: 09/04/2018 15.20 PM

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