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MSDS - Basil - Ocimum basilicum - Essential Oil


BASIL SWEET LINALOOL ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

01. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION & THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Basil Oil Sweet Linalool.

Biological Definition

Ocimum Basilicum Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the leaves of the Basil, Ocimum basilicum L., Labiatae. Linalool Type.

INCI Name

Ocimum Basilicum Oil.

Synonyms & Trade Names

Basil Sweet.

CAS-No

84775-71-3 / 8015-73-4

EC No.

283-900-8 / -

EINECS No.

283-900-8 / -

1.2

Relative identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

 

No additional data available.

1.3

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet 

 

Essential Oils Direct Ltd  13 Parkside Industrial Estate,  Royton, Oldham OL2 6DS - Reg No 04199912 

1.4 

Emergency Tel. No.  

+ 44 (0) 161 633 3952









02. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1

Classification of the substance or mixture 

 

The Full Text for all Hazard Statements displayed in Section 16.

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

Acute toxicity - Oral Category 4 - (H302).

Skin corrosion/irritation Category 2 - (H315).

Serious eye damage/eye irritation Category 2 - (H319).

Skin sensitization Category 1 - (H317).

Germ cell mutagenicity Category 2 - (H341).

Carcinogenicity Category 2 - (H351).

Chronic aquatic toxicity Category 3 - (H412).

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      GHS08            GHS07           

             

Signal Word

Warning.

Contains

Contains LINALOOL and ESTRAGOLE.

Hazard Statements

 

H302 - Harmful if swallowed.

H315 - Causes skin irritation.

H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H319 - Causes serious eye irritation.

H341 - Suspected of causing genetic defects.

H351 - Suspected of causing cancer.

H412 - Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements

 

P280 - Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P301 + P310 - IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

P302 + P352 - IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.

P333 + P313 - If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

P308 + P313 - IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.

P305 + P351 + P338 - IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P337 + P313 - If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

P273 - Avoid release to the environment.

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

None.

2.3

Other Hazards 

PBT or vPvB according to Annex XIII

No additional data available.

Adverse physio-chemical properties

Harmful to aquatic life Combustible liquid.

Adverse effects on human health

No additional data available.





03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.2

Mixtures

 

60.0 – 65.0% Linalool CAS-No 78-70-6, EC 201-134-4

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008); Aquatic Acute 3 (H402,) Eye Irrit. 1 (H319,) Skin Irrit. 2 (H315), Acute Tox. 5 (H303), Aquatic Acute 3 (H402), Eye Irrit. 1 (H319), Skin Irrit. 2 (H315), Acute Tox. 5 (H303), Flam. Liq. 4 (H227).

 

 

25.0 – 35.0% Estragole CAS-No.: 140-67-0 EC No.: 205-427-8

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Skin Sens. 1 (H317), Carc. 2 (H351), Muta. 2 (H341), Skin Irrit. 3 (316),  Acute Tox. 4 (H302), Flam. Liq. 4 (H227), Skin Sens. 1 (H317) Carc. 2 (H351),  Muta. 2 (H341), Skin Irrit. 3 (H316), Acute Tox. 4 (H302).

 

 

<1.0% Methyl EugenolCAS-No.: 93-15-2, EC No 202-223-0

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008); Acute Tox. 4 - H302,  Muta. 2 - H341,  Carc. 2 - H351,  Aquatic Chronic 2 - H411.

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Move to fresh air in case of accidental inhalation of vapours. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.

 Ingestion

Do not induce vomiting without medical advice. Clean mouth with water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Consult a physician if necessary.

Eye Contact   

Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

4.2

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

 

Symptoms: None known.

4.3

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

 

Note to physicians: Treat symptomatically.




05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

Suitable Extinguishing Media :Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam.

 

Unsuitable extinguishing media :No information available.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

Thermal decomposition can lead to release of irritating and toxic gases and vapours

Hazardous combustion products: Irritating or toxic substances may be emitted upon burning, combustion, or decomposition.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit. Use personal protective equipment as required.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Personal precautions:Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.

 

For emergency responders :Use personal protection recommended in Section 8.

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

Collect spillage.

6.3 

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up.

 

Methods for Containment:

Contain and collect spillage with non-combustible absorbent material, (e.g. sand, earth, diatomaceous earth, vermiculite) and place in container for disposal according to local / national regulations (see Section 13).

 

Methods for cleaning up:

Cover liquid spill with sand, earth or other non-combustible absorbent material. Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

See Section 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Advice on safe handling:Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.

 

General hygiene considerations:Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Storage Conditions:Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

7.3 

Specific end use(s) 

 

Risk Management Methods (RMM):

The information required is contained in this Material Safety Data Sheet.

08. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 

Control parameters 

 

Derived No Effect Level (DNEL):No information available

Predicted No Effect Concentration (PNEC):No information available.

8.2 

Exposure controls 

Protective Equipment

 

 

Process Conditions 

Provide eyewash station.

Engineering Measures

Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.

Respiratory Equipment

No information available.

Hand Protection

Suitable gloves tested to EN374 (should be checked regularly) - always use with clean, dry hands.

Eye Protection

Avoid contact with eyes. Wear safety glasses with side shields (or goggles).

Other Protection

Suitable protective clothing.

Hygiene Measures

Good personal hygiene practices are always advisable, especially when working with chemicals / oils.

Personal Protection 

No information available.

Skin Protection 

Wear apron or protective clothing in case of splashes.

Environmental Exposure Controls 

No information available.





09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Mobile liquid.

Colour

Colourless to pale yellow.

Odour

Characteristic.

Relative Density

0.870 - 0.910 @ 20⁰C

Flash Point (°C)

80⁰C

Refractive Index

1.470 to 1.500 @ 20⁰C

Melting Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Boiling Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Vapour Pressure

No additional data available.

Solubility in Water @20°C

Insoluble in water.

Auto-ignition temperature (°C)

No additional data available.

9.2 

Other information 

 

No additional data available.




10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 

Reactivity

 

No additional information available.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under normal conditions

Explosion data

Sensitivity to Mechanical Impact: None.

Sensitivity to Static Discharge: None

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

Possibility of Hazardous Reactions: None under normal processing.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Extremes of temperature and direct sunlight.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

No additional information available.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

None under normal use conditions.




11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

Product Information

Product does not present an acute toxicity hazard based on known or supplied information.

Inhalation: No data available.

Eye Contact: No data available.

Skin contact: No data available.

Ingestion: No data available.

The following values are calculated based on chapter 3.1 of the GHS document

ATEmix (oral) - 1,474.00

ATEmix (dermal) - 5,462.00

Unknown acute toxicity

6.5% of the mixture consists of ingredient(s) of unknown toxicity.

 

Chemical Name                        Oral LD50                 Dermal LD50      Inhalation LC50

BASIL OIL METHYL CHAVICOL    = 1400 mg/kg ( Rat )     > 5 g/kg ( Rabbit )        -

ESTRAGOLE                                    = 1230 mg/kg ( Rat )    > 5 g/kg ( Rabbit )        -

LINALOOL                                       = 2790 mg/kg ( Rat )     = 5610 mg/kg ( Rat )   -

 

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

No additional data available.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

No additional data available.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

No additional data available.

 

Germ Cell Mutagenicity

No additional data available.

 

Carcinogenicity

No additional data available.

 

Reproductive toxicity

No additional data available.

 

STOT-single exposure

No additional data available.

 

STOT-repeated exposure

No additional data available.

 

Aspiration hazard

No additional data available.

 

Photo-toxicity

No additional data available.

 

Other Information

No additional data available.





12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

 

82 % of the mixture consists of components(s) of unknown hazards to the aquatic environment

Chemical Name

Algae/aquatic plants

Fish

Crustacea

LINALOOL

88.3: 96 h Desmodesmus subspicatus mg/L EC50

22 - 46: 96 h Leuciscus idus mg/L LC50 static

20: 48 h Daphnia magna mg/L EC50





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12.2 

Persistence & degradability

 

No additional data available.

12.3 

Bioaccumulation Potential

 

Chemical Name       Partition coefficient

    LINALOOL                     2.84 - 3.1.

12.4 

Mobility in soil

 

No additional data available.

12.5 

Results of PBT and vPvB Assessment

 

No additional data available.

12.6 

Other adverse effects

 

No additional data available.




13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

Waste from Residues / Unused Products :

Disposal should be in accordance with applicable regional, national and local laws and regulations.

 

Contaminated packaging :

Improper disposal or reuse of this container may be dangerous and illegal.




14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

Not Regulated.

 

UN No. SEA

Not Regulated.

 

UN No. AIR

Not Regulated.

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

n/a

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

Not Regulated.

14.4 

Packing group

 

Not Regulated.

14.5 

Environmental hazards

 

Not applicable.

 

14.6 

Special precautions for user

 

None.

14.7 

Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC code

 

No additional data available.





15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

15.1 

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture

 

Statutory Instruments

The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009 (S.I 2009 No. 716).

Guidance Notes

Workplace Exposure Limits EH40. CHIP for everyone HSG(108).

EU Legislation

Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/45/EC and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC, including amendments.

15.2 

Chemical safety assessment

 

No additional information available.




16. OTHER INFORMATION

Hazard and/or Precautionary Statements in Full

H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H351 - Suspected of causing cancer if inhaled.

H341 - Suspected of causing genetic defects if inhaled.

H302 - Harmful if swallowed.

H227 - Combustible liquid.

H316 - Causes mild skin irritation.

H402 - Harmful to aquatic life.

H319 - Causes serious eye irritation.

H315 - Causes skin irritation.

H303 - May be harmful if swallowed.

Other Information

None.

Revision Date

05/02/2016

Reason for revision

New SDS.

Rev No/Repl, SDS Generated

01

DISCLAIMER: This information relates only to the specific material designated and may not be valid for such material used in combination with any other materials or in any process. Such information is, to the best of the company's knowledge and belief, accurate and reliable as of the date indicated. However, no warranty guarantee or representation is made to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. It is the user's responsibility to satisfy himself as to the suitability of such information for his own particular use.

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