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MSDS - Celery Seed - Apium graveolens - Essential Oil


CELERY SEED ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Celery Seed Oil

Biological Definition

Apium Graveolens Seed Oil is an essential oil obtained from the seeds of the celery, Apium graveolens L., Umbelliferae. It contains D-limonene, sedanolide, and sedanoic acid

INCI Name

Apium Graveolens Seed Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

89997-35-3

EC No.

289-668-4

EINECS No.

289-668-4

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)

 

Physical hazards

Flammable liquids Category 3

 

Health hazards

Skin corrosion/irritation Category 2

Sensitization, Skin Category 1

Aspiration Hazard Category 1

Hazardous to the Aquatic Environment, Category 1 acute hazard

 

Environmental hazards

Hazardous to the aquatic environment, Category 1 long-term hazard
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2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   GHS02           GHS07          GHS08           GHS09

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Signal Word

Danger.

Contains

Limonene, butylidene phthalide, sedanolide, sedanoic acid.

 

 

Hazard Statements

 

H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.

H304: May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H315: Causes skin irritation.

H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.

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

Precautionary Statements

 

P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. — No smoking.

P273: Avoid release to the environment.

P280: Wear protective gloves/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.

P331: Do NOT induce vomiting.

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

P391 Collect spillage.

2.3

Other Hazards 

PBT or vPvB according to Annex XIII

No additional data available.

Adverse physio-chemical properties

No additional data available.

Adverse effects on human health

No additional data available.





03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.2

Mixtures

 

<74.0% Limonene CAS-No.: 5989-27-5 EC No.: 227-813-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 - H226, Skin Irrit. 2 - H315, Skin Sens. 1 - H317, Asp. Tox. 1 - H304

Aquatic Acute 1 - H400, Aquatic Chronic 1 - H410

 

 

<3.0% Butylidene phthalide    CAS: 551-08-6, EC: 208-991-3

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Acute Tox. 4  - H302

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Remove from exposure area to fresh air. Contact a doctor if necessary.

Ingestion

Wash mouth out with water and obtain medical advice immediately.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water. Seek medical advice if irritation persists or there is any sign of tissue damage.

Eye Contact   

Flush with plenty of water and seek medical advice if necessary.

4.2

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

 

No additional data available.

4.3

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

 

No additional data available.




05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

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.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

None.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Wear protective clothing. Avoid inhalation of vapours. Closed containers may build up pressure when exposed to heat and should be cooled with water spray.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Maintain good occupational and personal hygiene. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

Do not discharge into drains, water courses or onto the ground.

6.3 

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up.

 

Soak up spillage with sand or other inert material. Transfer soaked material to suitable waste container and dispose according to prevailing regulations.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

Wear protective clothing as described in Section 8 of this safety data sheet.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Apply good manufacturing practice & industrial hygiene practices, ensuring proper workplace ventilation. Observe good personal hygiene, and do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

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.

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

 

 

Process Conditions 

Provide eyewash station. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.

Engineering Measures

Ensure good ventilation of working area.

Respiratory Equipment

As required. Avoid breathing product vapour.

Hand Protection

Avoid all skin contact. Use chemically resistant gloves if required.

Eye Protection

Wear approved safety goggles.

Other Protection

As required.

Hygiene Measures

Good personal hygiene practices are always advisable, especially when working with chemicals / oils. Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.

Personal Protection 

Avoid inhalation and contact with skin and eyes.

Skin Protection 

No additional data available.

Environmental Exposure Controls 

Avoid discharging into drainage water. Only eliminate by authorised companies.





09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Viscous liquid.  

Colour

Pale yellow to yellow-brown.

Odour

Characteristic.

Relative Density

0.846 to 0.910 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

55°C

Refractive Index

1.458 to 1.490@ 20°C

Melting Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Boiling Point (°C)

183 @ 760 mm Hg.

Vapour Pressure

No additional data available.

Solubility in Water @20°C

4.58 mg/L @ 25⁰C (est.).

Auto-ignition temperature (°C)

Product is not self-igniting.

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 temperature conditions and recommended use.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No additional data available.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Avoid storage temperatures above 25⁰C.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Avoid contact with strong acids, alkalis and oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

Liable to cause smoke & acrid fumes during combustion: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide & other non-identified organic compounds may be formed.




11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

Acute oral toxicity: orl-rat LD50 > 5000 mg/kg Food & Cosmetics Toxicology. 12, 849. (1974).

Dermal toxicity skn-rbt LD50 > 5000 mg/kg Food and Cosmetics Toxicology 12, 849 (1974).

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

Category 2 according to UN-GHS & EU-CLP following EC 1272/2008.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

Not categorised under EC 1272/2008 but potential exists – wear eye goggles/face protection whilst handling.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

Category 1 according to UN-GHS & EU-CLP following EC 1272/2008. An allergic reaction to the essential oil in celery plant workers has been noted Palumbo JF et al (1953). J Am Pharm Assn. 42(1):57.

 

Germ Cell Mutagenicity

Phthalides present in celery seed oil (sedanolide, sadenenolide, sedanoic anhydride and 3-n-buylphthalide are reported to have some mutagenic activity (Shibamoto & Bjeldanes (1993)..

 

Carcinogenicity

No additional data available.

 

Reproductive toxicity

Celery seed oil not recommended for pregnant women by some authorities but firm evidence of toxicological effects is difficult to find.

 

STOT-single exposure

No additional data available.

 

STOT-repeated exposure

No additional data available.

 

Aspiration hazard

Category 1 according to UN-GHS & EU-CLP following EC 1272/2008.

 

Photo-toxicity

Previously classed as non-phototoxic (Urbach & Forbes 1972).

 

Other Information

No additional data available.





12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

Very toxic to aquatic life with long term adverse effects.

12.2 

Persistence & degradability

 

No additional data available.

12.3 

Bioaccumulation Potential

 

No additional data available.

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

 

Do not release into the environment. Collect waste into suitable containers and contact hazardous chemical disposal company.




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

 

EMS Number: F-E,S-D

Hazchem Code •3Z

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

H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.

H302: Harmful if swallowed.

H304: May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H315: Causes skin irritation.

H316: Causes mild skin irritation.

H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H400: Very toxic to aquatic life.

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

Other Information

None

Revision Date

04/03/16

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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