Rosemary MSDS

  1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION & COMPANY.

 

SUPPLIER: Scents-ible Solutions

 

  1. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS.

DEFINITION/BOTANICAL ORIGIN: The volatile oil obtained by steam distillation from the leaves of the

shrubby perennial Rosemarinus officinalis L. (Fam. Labiatae).

H-No: 3301.2961 CAS No: 84604-14-8 Status: natural

CoE No: 406 FEMA: 2992 Additives: none

FDA: §182.10 IFRA: see section 16 Application: Aromatherapy, Skincare, Shampoos etc

RTECS: FCCIV: official

RIFM: monograph EINECS: 283-291-9

INCI name: Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) leaf Oil

 

  1. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION:

Xn Harmful, Flammable liquid.

 

  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

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.

 

6 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

with an inert or non-combustible inorganic absorbent material, or

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

federal & local disposal regulations.

 

  1. HANDLING & STORAGE.

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: Colourless to pale yellow

APPEARANCE: Clear mobile liquid

ODOUR: Characteristic, clean refreshing

FLASH POINT °C: 41

SPECIFIC GRAVITY @ 20°C: 0.895 to 0.920

REFRACTIVE INDEX @ 20°C: 1.460 to 1.474

SOLUBILITY IN VEGETABLE OILS: Soluble

SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Insoluble

 

  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.

Data not available 12. 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.

UN 1993: applies

Road (ADR/RID): Class 3.31c

AIR (IATA) : Class 3

SEA (IMDG): Class 3 Flam Liquids N.O.S.

CHIP: See section 15

 

  1. REGULATORY INFORMATION. According to Directive 88/379/EEC

HAZARDS: Harmful

SYMBOLS: Xn

RISK PHRASES: R10 Flammable liquid

R65 Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed

SAFETY PHRASES: S62 If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice

immediately

 

  1. OTHER INFORMATION.

Cosmetics Directive 7th Amendment: Restrictions may apply. A source of Limonene and Linalool, listed as sensitizers. Check maximum usage levels for skin care products.

SHELF LIFE

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

maximum life of 36 months.

Q.C. REQUIREMENTS.

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

The data provided in this material safety data sheet is meant to represent typical data/analysis for this product and is correct to the best of our knowledge. The data was obtained from current and reliable sources, but is supplied without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding its’ correctness or accuracy.

It is the user’s responsibility to determine safe conditions for the use of this product, and to assume liability for loss, injury, damage or expense arising from improper use of this product. The information provided does not constitute a contract to supply to any specification, or for any given application, and buyers should seek to verify their requirements and product use.

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