Geranium MSDS

  1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION & COMPANY.

 

SUPPLIER: Scents-ible Solutions

  1. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS.

DEFINITION/BOTANICAL ORIGIN: Geranium oil is obtained by the steam distillation of the flowers of the

herb Pelargonium graveolens, P. roseum.

H-No: 3301.21 CAS No: 8000-46-2 Status: natural

FDA: 182.10 IFRA: see section 16 Additives: none

RIFM: monograph EINECS: 90082-46-5

INCI name: Pelargonium gaveolens (Rose Geranium) Oil

  1. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION:

Concentrated product. Do not ingest. Observe good housekeeping procedures.

  1. FIRST-AID MEASURES:

INHALATION: Remove from exposure site to fresh air. Keep at rest. Obtain medical

attention.

EYE CONTACT: Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 mins. Contact a doctor if

symptoms persist.

SKIN CONTACT: Remove contaminated clothes. Wash thoroughly with soap & water,

flush with plenty of water. If irritation persists, seek medical advice.

INGESTION: Rinse mouth out with water. Seek medical advice immediately.

OTHER: When assessing action take Risk & Safety Phrases into account

(Section 15)

  1. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES.

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA Use CO2, Dry Powder or Foam type Extinguishers, spraying

RECOMMENDED: extinguishing media to base of flames. Do not use direct water jet on

burning material.

SPECIAL MEASURES: Avoid vapour inhalation. Keep away from sources of ignition. Do not

smoke. Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus &

protective clothing.

EXTINGUISHING PROCEDURES: Closed containers may build up pressure when exposed to heat and

should be cooled with water spray.

  1. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES.

PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS: Avoid inhalation & direct contact with skin & eyes. Use individual

protective equipment (safety glasses, waterproof-boots, suitable

protective clothing) in case of major spillages.

ENVIRONMENT PRECAUTIONS: Keep away from drains, soils, surface & groundwaters.

CLEANING UP METHODS Remove all potential ignition sources. Contain spilled material. Cover

FOR SPILLAGES: with an inert or non-combustible inorganic absorbent material, sweep

up and remove to an approved disposal container. Observe state,

federal & local disposal regulations.

PRECAUTIONS IN HANDLING: Apply good manufacturing practice & industrial hygiene practices,

ensuring proper ventilation. Observe good personal hygiene, and do

not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling.

STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store in tightly closed original container, in a cool, dry & ventilated area

away from heat sources & protected from light. Keep air contact to a

minimum.

FIRE PROTECTION: Keep away from ignition sources & naked flames. Take precautions to

avoid static discharges in working area.

  1. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION.

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Avoid breathing product vapour. Apply local ventilation where possible.

VENTILATION: Ensure good ventilation of working area.

HAND PROTECTION: Avoid all skin contact. Use chemically resistant gloves if required.

EYE PROTECTION: Use safety glasses.

WORK/HYGIENE PRACTICES: Wash hands with soap & water after handling.

  1. PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES.

COLOUR: Pale green to yellow-green

APPEARANCE: Mobile liquid

ODOUR: R0saceous, minty, fresh, geranium leaf

FLASH POINT (°C): 93

SPECIFIC GRAVITY @ 20°C: 0.882 – 0.899

REFRACTIVE INDEX @ 20°C: 1.461 – 1.469

  1. STABILITY & REACTIVITY.

REACTIVITY: It presents no significant reactivity hazards, by itself or in contact with

water. Avoid contact with strong acids, alkali or oxidising agents.

DECOMPOSITION: Liable to cause smoke & acrid fumes during combustion: carbon

monoxide, carbon dioxide & other non-identified organic compounds

may be formed.

  1. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION.

See Opdyke D.L.J. Food cosmet. Toxicol. (1975) 13, 451 & FCT (1976) 14, 781

Acute oral LD50: >5g/kg Dermal LD50: >5g/kg

  1. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION.

BIODEGRADABILITY: Data not available

PRECAUTIONS: Prevent surface contamination of soil, ground & surface water.

  1. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS.

Avoid disposing to drainage systems and into the environment. Seek expert advice.

  1. TRANSPORT REGULATIONS.

Road (ADR/RID): n/a

AIR (IATA): n/a

SEA (IMDG): n/a

CHIP: See section 1515. REGULATORY INFORMATION. According to Directive 88/379/EEC

HAZARDS: n/a

SYMBOLS: n/a

RISK PHRASES: n/a

SAFETY PHRASES: n/a

  1. OTHER INFORMATION.

Cosmetics Directive 7th Amendment: Restrictions may apply. A source of Citral, Gerianol, Citronellol,

Limonene and Linalool, listed as sensitisers. Check maximum usage levels for skin care products.

PACKAGING:

Type Suitability

SHELF LIFE

When stored within advised conditions, re-test after 12 months, then at 3 monthly intervals up to a

maximum shelf life of 36 months.

Q.C. REQUIREMENTS.

In-line with general product specification. Always satisfy suitability for specific application.

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