Lemon MSDS

COMPOSITION/INGREDIENTS INFORMATION
DEFINITION: the volatile oil obtained by expression of lemon peel
PHYSICAL STATE: oil
CAS NUMBER: 8008-56-8
H-No: 3301.33
CoE No: 257
FEMA: 2625
IFRA: restricted
FDA: 182.20
INCI: Citrus limon
STARTUS: natural
ADDITIVES: none
APPLICATION: aromatherapy, skin care etc.
EINECS No: 284-515-8
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Italy

HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Observe good housekeeping procedures.
R10 flammable liquid

FIRST AID MEASURES
INHALATION: remove to fresh air and seek medical advice
EYE CONTACT: flush immediately with plenty of cold water for at least 15 minutes and contact doctor if symptoms persist
SKIN CONTACT: wash with soap and water. If irritation persists seek medical help
INGESTION: rinse mouth with water. Seek medical advice immediately

FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: water, mist, carbon dioxide, foam or dry powder extinguishers only. Keep away from all sources of ignition
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING: fire fighters should wear protective clothing and approved respirator
HAZARDS: avoid inhalation of fumes

ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS: avoid inhalation and direct contact with skin and eyes. Use individual protective equipment (safety glasses, waterproof boots, suitable protective clothing) in case of major spillage
SPILLAGE: remove ignition sources. Provide adequate ventilation. Avoid excessive inhalation of vapours. Gross spillage should be contained immediately by use of sand or inert powder and disposed of according
to local regulations.
ENVIRONMENT PRECAUTION: keep away from drains, soil, surface and groundwater

HANDLING & STORAGE
HANDLING: apply good manufacturing practice and industrial hygiene practices. Observe good personal hygiene and do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling
STORAGE: store in tightly closed container in a cool, dry and ventilated area away from heat sources and protected light. Keep air contact to a minimum. Avoid plastic and uncoated metal containers
FIRE PROTECTION: keep away from ignition sources and naked flames

EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: avoid breathing concentrated product vapour
VENTILATION: ensure good ventilation of working area
SKIN PROTECTION: avoid skin contact. Use chemically resistant gloves if required
EYE PROTECTION: use safety glasses

PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
ODOUR: characteristic of fresh lemon peel
COLOUR: colourless to a pale yellow
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: @ 20oC: 0.840-0.865
REFRACTIVE INDEX: @ 20oC: 1.465-1.485
FLASH POINT: 43-53 oC

STABILITY & REACTIVITY
REACTIVITY: presents no significant reactivity hazard by itself or in contact with water. Avoid contact with strong acids, alkali or oxidising agents
DECOMPOSITION: carbon monoxide and unidentified organic compounds may be formed during combustion

TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Irritation/sensitisation – nil at 10% (Human) and nil as 100% 1/2000 dermatitis patients were sensitive to lemon oil

ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
BIODEGRADABILITY: n/a
PRECAUTIONS: prevent contamination with soil, ground and surface waterproof

DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Avoid excessive disposal to drainage system and into the environment. Seek expert advice. Always observe specific local regulations

TRANSPORT REGULATIONS
UN 1993: applies
ROAD (ADR/RID): Class 3 item 31/c RIDNO 301;ADR RN N/2301
AIR (IATA/ICAO): Class 3 Packaging group 111
SEA (IMDG): Page 3036-1, Class 3

REGULATORY INFORMATION ACCORDING TO DIRECTIVE 88/379/EEC
Classification packaging/labelling (directive 1999/45/EC
R10 flammable liquid
S16: keep away from sources of ignition. No smoking

OTHER INFORMATION
Shelf life 24 months maximum

PACKAGING
Glass, lacquer lined steel/tin, aluminium and F/HDPE PET Plastic

ALLERGENS
NAME                                %

Citral                                3.0
Geraniol                           0.2
Limonene                       73.0
Linalool                             0.3

Usage in finished leave on products: 0.001%

Usage in finished rinse off products: 0.01%

This information relates only to the specific product designated and may not be valid for such  product used in combination with other materials or processes. This information is to the best of BUFFMONGER’S knowledge and belief accurate and reliable as of the date indicated. However, no representation, warranty or guarantee is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. It is the user’s responsibility to satisfy themselves as to the suitability of such information for their own particular use.

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