- IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION & COMPANY.
SUPPLIER: Scents-ible Solutions
- 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
- HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION:
Concentrated product. Do not ingest. Observe good housekeeping procedures.
- FIRST-AID MEASURES:
INHALATION: Remove from exposure site to fresh air. Keep at rest. Obtain medical
EYE CONTACT: Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 mins. Contact a doctor if
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
- 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
SPECIAL MEASURES: Avoid vapour inhalation. Keep away from sources of ignition. Do not
smoke. Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus &
EXTINGUISHING PROCEDURES: Closed containers may build up pressure when exposed to heat and
should be cooled with water spray.
- 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
FIRE PROTECTION: Keep away from ignition sources & naked flames. Take precautions to
avoid static discharges in working area.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION.
BIODEGRADABILITY: Data not available
PRECAUTIONS: Prevent surface contamination of soil, ground & surface water.
- DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS.
Avoid disposing to drainage systems and into the environment. Seek expert advice.
- 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
RISK PHRASES: n/a
SAFETY PHRASES: n/a
- 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.
When stored within advised conditions, re-test after 12 months, then at 3 monthly intervals up to a
maximum shelf life of 36 months.
In-line with general product specification. Always satisfy suitability for specific application.