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MSDS - Bay West Indian - Pimenta racemosa - Essential Oil


BAY (West Indian) ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Bay Oil West Indian.

Biological Definition

Pimenta Racemosa Leaf/Fruit Oil is an essential oil obtained from the fruits of the plant, Pimenta racemosa, Myrtaceae.

INCI Name

Pimenta Racemosa Leaf/Fruit Oil.

Synonyms & Trade Names

Bay Leaf Oil, Bay Oil WI.

CAS-No

85085-61-6

EC No.

285-385-5

EINECS No.

285-385-5

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)

 

Germ cell mutagenicity, Category 2 (Muta. 2, H341).

Acute Tox Category 4 (ATO 4. H302).

Hazardous to the aquatic environment - Chronic hazard, Category 2 (Aquatic Chronic 2, H411).

Carcinogenicity, Category 2 (Carc. 2, H351).

Flammable liquid, Category 3 (Flam. Liq. 3, H226).

Skin Corrosion Categort 1A (Skin Corr 1A H314).

Skin sensitisation, Category 1 (Skin Sens. 1, H317).

 

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      GHS08            GHS07            GHS09             GHS02            GHS05

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Signal Word

Danger.

Contains

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Hazard Statements

 

H226 Flammable Liquid and vapour.

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H341 Suspected of causing genetic defects kidneys, nervous system, lungs, blood, circulatory system, bone marrow, adrenal gland, spleen, gastrointestinal, thyroid and immune system.

H351 Suspected of causing cancer kidneys, nervous system, lungs, blood, circulatory system, bone marrow, adrenal gland, spleen, thyroid, gastrointestinal and immune system.

H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary Statements

 

P280 Wash...thoroughly after handling.

P301+310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor.

P303+361+353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with.

P305+351+338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P308+313: IF exposed or concerned: Get medical.

P321 Specific treatment (see on this label).

P370+378 In case of fire: Use for extinction.

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

None.

2.3

Other Hazards 

PBT or vPvB according to Annex XIII

The substance does not satisfy the PBT or vPvP criteria in accordance with annexe XIII of the REACH regulations EC 1907/2006.

Adverse physio-chemical properties

Risk of explosion if heated under confinement.

Adverse effects on human health

No additional data available.





03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.2

Mixtures

 

50.0 – 70.0% EUGENOL CAS: 97-53-0, EC: 202-589-1

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Acute Tox. 4, H302, Carc. 2, H351, Muta. 2, H341

 

 

1.0 – 10.0% EUGENYL METHYL ETHER (METHYL EUGENOL) CAS: 93-15-2, EC: 202-223-0

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Acute Tox. 4, H302, Carc. 2, H351, Muta. 2, H341

 

 

1.0 - 10.0% D-Limonene  CAS: 5989-27-5, EC: 227-813-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3, H226, Skin Irrit. 2, H315, Skin Sens. 1, H317, Aquatic Acute 1, H400

M Acute = 1, Aquatic Chronic 1, H410, M Chronic = 1

 

 

1.0 – 10.0% Linalool CAS: 78-70-6, EC: 201-134-4

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Eye Irrit. 2, H319, Skin Irrit. 2, H315

 

 

<1.0% 1-Octen-3-ol CAS: 3391-86-4, EC: 222-226-0

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Acute Tox. 4 - H302, Acute Tox. 4 - H332, Skin Irrit. 2 - H315, Eye Irrit. 2 - H319,

Aquatic Acute 1 - H400

 

 

<1.0% Citral CAS: 5392-40-5, EC: 226-394-6

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Skin Irrit. 2: H315; Skin Sens. 1: H317

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Remove casualty from exposure ensuring one's own safety whilst doing so. Consult a doctor.

Ingestion 

Wash out mouth with water. Consult a doctor.

Skin Contact 

Remove all contaminated clothes and footwear immediately unless stuck to skin. Wash immediately with plenty of soap and water.

Eye Contact   

Bathe the eye with running water for 15 minutes. Consult a doctor.

4.2

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

 

Skin contact: There may be irritation and redness at the site of contact.

Eye contact: There may be irritation and redness. The eyes may water profusely.

Ingestion: There may be soreness and redness of the mouth and throat.

Inhalation: There may be irritation of the throat.

4.3

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

 

No additional data available.




05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

Extinguishing media: Suitable extinguishing media for the surrounding fire should be used. Use water spray to cool containers.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

Exposure hazards: In combustion emits toxic fumes.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Advice for fire-fighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Wear protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Personal precautions: Refer to section 8 of SDS for personal protection details. If outside do not approach from downwind. If outside keep bystanders upwind and away from danger point. Mark out the contaminated area with signs and prevent access to unauthorised personnel. Turn leaking containers leak-side up to prevent the escape of liquid.

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

Environmental precautions: Do not discharge into drains or rivers. Contain the spillage using bunding.

6.3 

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up.

 

Clean-up procedures: Absorb into dry earth or sand. Transfer to a closable, labelled salvage container for  disposal by an appropriate method.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

No additional data available.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Handling requirements: Avoid direct contact with the substance. Ensure there is sufficient ventilation of the area.

Do not handle in a confined space. Avoid the formation or spread of mists in the air.

 

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Storage conditions: Store in cool, well ventilated area. Keep container tightly closed. The floor of the storage  room must be impermeable to prevent the escape of liquids.

Suitable packaging: 12 months from date of despatch if kept under optimum conditions.

7.3 

Specific end use(s) 

 

No additional data available.

08. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 

Control parameters 

 

No additional data available.

8.2 

Exposure controls 

Protective Equipment

 

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Process Conditions 

Provide eyewash station.

Engineering Measures

Ensure there is sufficient ventilation of the area. The floor of the storage room must be

impermeable to prevent the escape of liquids.

Respiratory Equipment

Self-contained breathing apparatus must be available in case of emergency.

Hand Protection

Protective gloves.

Eye Protection

Safety glasses. Ensure eye bath is to hand.

Other Protection

Protective work clothing solvent resistant (should be checked regularly).

Hygiene Measures

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

Personal Protection 

No additional data available.

Skin Protection 

Protective clothing.

Environmental Exposure Controls 

The usual precautions in handling chemicals have to be observed.

 





09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Mobile liquid.

Colour

Yellowish to red brown liquid /dark amber.

Odour

Characteristic.

Relative Density

0.940 – 0.985 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

57⁰C

Refractive Index

1.500 – 1.520 @ 20°C

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 data available.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under normal conditions.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No additional data available.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Heat.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Strong oxidising agents. Strong acids.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

In combustion emits toxic fumes.




11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

Tox Values

Oral route RAT : LD50 = 1800 mg/kg

 

Relevant effects for mixture :

Effect                             Route                   Basis

Irritation                        OPT                      Hazardous: Calculated

Sensitisation                 DRM                     Hazardous: Calculated

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

There may be irritation and redness at the site of contact.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

There may be irritation and redness. The eyes may water profusely.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

There may be irritation of the throat with a feeling of tightness in the chest. Exposure may cause coughing or wheezing.

There may be soreness and redness of the mouth and throat.

 

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

 

No additional data available.

12.2 

Persistence & degradability

 

Not biodegradable.

12.3 

Bioaccumulation Potential

 

Bioaccumulation potential.

 

12.4 

Mobility in soil

 

Readily absorbed into soil.

12.5 

Results of PBT and vPvB Assessment

 

This substance is not identified as a PBT substance.

12.6 

Other adverse effects

 

Toxic to aquatic organisms. Toxic to soil organisms.




13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

Disposal operations: Transfer to a suitable container and arrange for collection by specialised disposal company.

NB: The user's attention is drawn to the possible existence of regional or national regulations regarding disposal.




14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

1169

 

UN No. SEA

1169

 

UN No. AIR

1169

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

Extracts, aromatic, liquid.

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

ADR/RID/ADN Class 3

ADR/RID/ADN Class 3

IMDG Class 3

ICAO Class/Division 3

 

Transport Labels

 

 

14.4 

Packing group

 

ADR/RID/ADN Packing group III

IMDG Packing group III

ICAO Packing group III

14.5 

Environmental hazards

 

Environmentally Hazardous Substance/Marine Pollutant.

 

 

14.6 

Special precautions for user

 

No additional data available.

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

 

A chemical safety assessment has not been carried out for the substance or the mixture by the supplier.




16. OTHER INFORMATION

Hazard and/or Precautionary Statements in Full

H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.

H302: Harmful if swallowed.

H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

H315: Causes skin irritation.

H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H341: Suspected of causing genetic defects <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.

H351: Suspected of causing cancer <state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard>.

H400: Very toxic to aquatic life.

H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

H411: Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Other Information

None.

Revision Date

26/02/2016

Reason for revision

New format and updated SDS.

Rev No/Repl, SDS Generated

02

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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