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MSDS - Fennel Sweet - Foeniculum vulgare - Essential Oil


FENNEL SWEET ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Fennel Oil Sweet.

Biological Definition

Foeniculum Vulgare Oil is the volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of the crushed seeds of Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare, Umbelliferae.

INCI Name

Foeniculum vulgare oil.

Synonyms & Trade Names

Sweet Fennel Oil

CAS-No

8006-84-6

EC No.

n/a

EINECS No.

n/a

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 are Displayed in Section 16.

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

Physical and Chemical Hazards : Not classified.

Skin Sens. 1 (H317)

Asp. Tox. 1 (H304)

Aqu. Chron. 2 (H411)

Muta 2 (H341)

Carc. 2 (H351)

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   GHS08           GHS07          GHS09

   

 

Signal Word

Danger.

Contains

-

Hazard Statements

 

H317                May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H304                May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H411                Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

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.

Precautionary Statements

 

P202                     Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.

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

P301+ 330+331  IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

P310                     Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

P273                     Avoid release to the environment.

P501                     Dispose of contents/container to regional, national regulation.

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

None

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

 

70-80% trans-Anethole CAS-No 4180-23-8, EC No 224-052-0

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) ATO 5(2700); SCI3; SS1, EHA2

 

 

3-8% Limonene CAS-No.: 5989-27-5 EC No.: 227-813-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) AH1, EHC1, FL3, SCI2, SS1

 

 

1-7% alpha-Pinenes  CAS No 80-56-8  EC No: 201-291-9

Classification (EC 1272/2008) AT1, FL3, SCI2, SS1

 

 

Max 6% Methylchavicol CAS-N° 140-67-0, EC No.: 205-427-8

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) FL4, ATO4 (1230), SCI3, SS1, CAR2, MUT2

 

 

1.5% p-Cymene CAS-N° 99-87-6 EC No 202-796-7

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) ATO4 (1500), SCI3, EHA2, C2

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Do not leave affected person unattended. Remove victim out of the danger area. Provide fresh air.

 Ingestion

DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING! Immediately rinse mouth and provide fresh air. Get medical attention.

Skin Contact 

After contact with skin. Remove contaminated, saturated clothing immediately, wash immediately with plenty of water and soap.

Eye Contact   

In case of contact with eyes flush immediately with plenty of flowing water for 10 to 15 minutes holding eyelids apart and consult an ophthalmologist.

4.2

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

 

Observe risk of aspiration if vomiting occurs.

 

4.3

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

 

Treat symptomatically.




05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

Foam

Extinguishing powder

Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Avoid full water jet

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

B (Fires of liquids or liquid turning substances).

In case of fire toxic fumes like carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide may be liberated.

Burning produces heavy smoke.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Move undamaged containers from immediate hazard area if it can be done safely.

Use suitable breathing apparatus.

Regard to self protection.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Wear personal protection equipment.

Avoid contact with skin, eye and clothing.

Remove all sources of ignition.

Provide adequate ventilation.

Give a warning to persons in the hazard area.

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

Do not allow to enter into surface water or drains.

Cover drains.

Prevent spread over a wide area (e.g. by containment or oil barriers).

6.3 

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up.

 

Absorb with liquid-binding material ( e.g. sand, diatomaceous earth, acid- or universal binding agents).

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

See protective measures under point 7 and 8.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Wear personal protective clothing (see chapter 8).

Do not breathe gas/fume/vapour/spray.

Use only in well-ventilated areas.

When using do not eat, drink, smoke, sniff.

Provide earthing of containers, equipment, pumps and ventilation facilities.

Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Keep container tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place.

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 

Technical measures and the application of suitable work processes have priority over personal protection equipment.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

For high concentrations use respiratory equipment.

Hand Protection

Use solvent and acid resistant protection gloves according to EN 374.

The quality of the protective gloves resistant to chemicals must be chosen as a function of the specific working place concentration and quantity of hazardous substances.

Eye Protection

Use protection goggles according to EN166.

Other Protection

Wear appropriate clothing to prevent any possibility of skin contact.

Hygiene Measures

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

Personal Protection 

Use personal protection according to Directive 89/686/EEC.

Skin Protection 

Wear apron or protective clothing in case of splashes.

Environmental Exposure Controls 

See section 6 and 7.





09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Liquid, colourless to yellowish.

Colour

Colourless to yellowish.

Odour

Characteristic

Relative Density

0.950 - 0.985 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

62⁰C

Refractive Index

1.520 - 1.560 @ 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 dangerous reactions known.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Product is stable at room temperature.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No dangerous reactions expected if used according to specifications.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Temperatures more than room temperature will benefit the transfer from liquid to vapour phase and

formation of explosive atmospheres.

Storing the product in open containers will benefit the formation of peroxides and derogate the quality.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

No additional data available.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

No dangerous decomposition products known.




11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

Acute toxicity

LD50 (oral) in mg/kg: 3800 (3430 - 4170)

LD50 (dermal) in mg/kg: > 5000

 

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

 

No additional data available.

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

 

Hazardous waste according to waste regulation.

Dispose according to legislation.

Delivery to an approved waste disposal company.

Non-contaminated packages may be recycled.




14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

3082

 

UN No. SEA

3082

 

UN No. AIR

3082

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE LIQUID N.O.S.

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

ADR/RID/ADN Class 9: Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles.

IMDG Class 9

ICAO Class/Division 9

 

Transport Labels

 

Image result for miscellaneous dangerous goods 9

 

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 F-A-S-F.

Emergency Action Code 3Z.

Hazard No. (ADR) 90 Environmentally hazardous substance; miscellaneous dangerous substances.

Tunnel Restriction Code (E).

14.7 

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

 

Packed and transferred according to transport regulations.





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

 

For this substance a chemical safety assessment has not been carried out.




16. OTHER INFORMATION

Hazard and/or Precautionary Statements in Full

H317                May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H304                May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H411                Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

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.

Other Information

None

Revision Date

28/09/2016 

Reason for revision

02 - Transfer to new SDS format and Update of Transport data.

03 – update INCI name and Cas No.

Rev No/Repl, SDS Generated

03 (Replaces 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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