Eucalyptus MSDS

1.CHEMICAL COMPOSITION:INCLUDING HAZARDOUS COMPONENTS:

This essential oil is obtained from steam distillation from the biomass. The main component is Cineole

(Eucalyptol) 70-80%.

The oil is classified as hazardous.

2.HAZARDOUS IDENTIFICATION:

This product is required to be labelled according to the regulation 96/54/EC governing hazardous

substances. The oil contains 15 -20% Terpenes.

Xn.

R10

R65

S62

3.FIRST AID PROCEDURES:

Skin Contact: Rinse with running water. Remove contaminated clothing.

Eye Contact: Rinse with sterile water or an approved eyewash solution for 15 minutes.

Inhalation: Move to fresh air and rest.

Ingestion: If swallowed do not induce vomiting, seek medical advice immediately,

show the label or container.

  1. FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES:

Suitable Extinguishers: Normal extinguishers can be used (CO 2, powders, foams, halogens).

Unsuitable Extinguishers: Direct water jet.

Fire Hazard: Products of combustion – Oxides of Carbon.

  1. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE PROCEDURES:

Safety Clothing: Wear clothing suitable for an emergency.

Environmental Precautions: Contain the leak with earth or sand. Prevent from entering drains and

sewers; if this cannot be done advise the local authority.

Clean Up Procedure: Absorb spillage onto sand or earth. Transfer to a suitable container for

disposal.

  1. HANDLING & STORAGE PROCEDURES:

Handling: Avoid spillage and eye contact (gloves and goggles recommended).

Ventilation: Good general ventilation required.

Storage Conditions: Store at ambient temperature in a dark container. Store away from

oxidizing substances e.g. Bleach. Store in full containers; Stainless

Steel for bulk or glass for small quantities.

  1. EXPOSURE CONTROL/PERSONAL PROTECTION:

Respiratory: Use only in well ventilated areas. Use protection in poor ventilation.

Hand Protection: Wear gloves.

Eye Protection: Wear goggles

Skin Protection: Wear suitable protection clothing.

MSDS – Eucalyptus Globulus Oil T109 ABSOLUTE AROMAS – Jan 2009

  1. PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES:

Appearance: Clear Mobile Liquid.

Odour: Medicated.

Colour: Water White – Pale Yellow.

Solubility: a. Solvent – Soluble

  1. Alcohol – Soluble
  2. Water – Insoluble

Boiling Point: Not reported.

Flash Point: 51°C. C.O.C.

Specific Gravity: 20°C 0.902 – 0.918.

Vapour Pressure mm: Not reported.

  1. REACTIVITY & STABILITY:

The oil is stable under normal storage conditions. After opening, the oil is prone to air oxidation a nd may

start to deteriorate after twelve months.

Synergistic Reaction: Not reported.

Materials to avoid: Oxidizing agents.

Polymerisation Hazard: None.

  1. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION:

Hazardous Effects

Inhalation: Hazardous.

Skin Contact: Concentrated oil may cause skin degreasing with some irritation.

Eye Contact: Irritant.

Ingestion: Irritant.

(On heating the fumes are acrid.)

  1. ECOLOGICAL DATA

This is a degradable product, however, do not release directly into the environment.

  1. DISPOSAL METHODS:

Recover the product where possible or bury in authorised landfill sites according to local authority

regulations.

  1. TRANSPORT REGULATIONS:

Road: Hazardous – display symbol Xn.

Rail: Hazardous – display symbol Xn.

Air: Hazardous – display symbol Xn.

UN-No: 1169

Proper Shipping Name: Extracts, Aromatic, Liquid

 

  1. REGULATORY INFORMATION:

Labels for Conveyance: Xn. R10. (Flammable)

Labels for Supply: Xn. R10. R65. S62.

  1. FURTHER INFORMATION:

Safety information is under continuous review.

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