1.CHEMICAL COMPOSITION:INCLUDING HAZARDOUS COMPONENTS:
This essential oil is obtained from steam distillation from the biomass. The main component is Cineole
The oil is classified as hazardous.
This product is required to be labelled according to the regulation 96/54/EC governing hazardous
substances. The oil contains 15 -20% Terpenes.
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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES:
Appearance: Clear Mobile Liquid.
Colour: Water White – Pale Yellow.
Solubility: a. Solvent – Soluble
- Alcohol – Soluble
- 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.
- 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.
- TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION:
Skin Contact: Concentrated oil may cause skin degreasing with some irritation.
Eye Contact: Irritant.
(On heating the fumes are acrid.)
- ECOLOGICAL DATA
This is a degradable product, however, do not release directly into the environment.
- DISPOSAL METHODS:
Recover the product where possible or bury in authorised landfill sites according to local authority
- TRANSPORT REGULATIONS:
Road: Hazardous – display symbol Xn.
Rail: Hazardous – display symbol Xn.
Air: Hazardous – display symbol Xn.
Proper Shipping Name: Extracts, Aromatic, Liquid
- REGULATORY INFORMATION:
Labels for Conveyance: Xn. R10. (Flammable)
Labels for Supply: Xn. R10. R65. S62.
- FURTHER INFORMATION:
Safety information is under continuous review.