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MSDS - Geranium Bourbon - Pelargonium graveolens - Essential Oil


GERANIUM BOURBON ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Geranium Oil Bourbon

Biological Definition

Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the flowers of the Bourbon Geranium, Pelargonium graveolens (L.), Geraniaceae.

INCI Name

Pelargonium graveolens flower oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

90082-51-2 / 8000-46-2

EC No.

290-140-0 / -

EINECS No.

290-140-0 / -

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 

 

No additional data available.

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

 

Physical and Chemical Hazards Not classified.

Human health Skin Irrit. 2 - H315;Eye Dam. 1 - H318;Skin Sens. 1 - H317;Asp. Tox. 1 -H304

Environment Not classified.

 

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

      GHS07             GHS08              GHS05

     GHS08   

 

Signal Word

Danger.

Contains

Citronellol, GERANIOL, Menthones, pinenes , citral.

Hazard Statements

 

H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H318 Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements

 

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

P273 Avoid release to the environment.

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

P302+352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.

P305+351+338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove

contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

P272 Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.

P261 Avoid breathing vapour/spray.

P264 Wash contaminated skin thoroughly after handling.

P321 Specific treatment (see medical advice on this label).

P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

P331 Do NOT induce vomiting.

P332+313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

P333+313 If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

P362 Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.

P363 Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

P405 Store locked up.

P501 Dispose of contents/container to …

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

3.1

Substances

 

30-60% Citronellol   CAS-No.: 106-22-9 EC No.: 203-375-0

 

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

 

 

10-30% Geraniol  CAS-No.: 106-24-1 EC No.: 203-377-1

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Skin Irrit. 2 - H315, Eye Dam. 1 - H318, Skin Sens. 1 - H317

 

 

5-15% Menthones  CAS-No.: 10458-14-7 EC No.: 233-944-9


Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 - H226, Acute Tox. 4 - H302, Eye Irrit. 2 - H319, Skin Sens. 1 - H317,

Aquatic Chronic 3 - H412

 

 

4-8% Linalool   CAS-No.: 78-70-6 EC No.: 201-134-4

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Skin Irrit. 2 - H315

 

 

1-3% Citral     CAS-No.: 5392-40-5 EC No.: 226-394-6


Classification (EC 1272/2008) Skin Irrit. 2 - H315, Skin Sens. 1 - H317

 

 

1-5% Pinenes   CAS-No.: 80-56-8 EC No.: 201-291-9


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

 

 

 

 

<1% 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

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

May cause irritation In case of persistent throat irritation or coughing: Seek medical attention and bring these instructions.

 Ingestion

Rinse nose, mouth and throat with water. Ingestion may cause nausea and vomiting. Seek medical attention if irritation or symptoms persist.

Skin Contact 

May cause irritation to skin. Wash the skin immediately with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing. Seek medical attention if irritation or symptoms persist.

Eye Contact   

May cause irritation to eyes. Immediately flush with plenty of water for up to 15 minutes. Remove any contact lenses and open eyes wide apart. If symptoms persist seek medical attention.

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

 

Extinguishing media

Water. Use as appropriate: Carbon dioxide (CO2), dry chemical or foam.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

Unusual Fire & Explosion Hazards

Fire can cause thick, black smoke. As a result of thermal decomposition, dangerous products can form: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Specific hazards

When heated and in case of fire, harmful vapours/gases may be formed.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Special Fire Fighting Procedures

Use supplied air respirator if product is involved in a fire.

Protective equipment for fire-fighters

Wear suitable respiratory equipment when necessary. Wear full protective clothing.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

For personal protection, see section 8.

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

No additional data available.

6.3 

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up.

 

Absorb with inert, absorbent material. Transfer to suitable, labelled containers for disposal. Clean spillage area thoroughly with plenty of water.

 

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

No additional data available.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Avoid spilling, skin and eye contact. Ensure adequate ventilation of the working area.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Store in tightly closed original container in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Protect from light, including direct sunrays. Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame.

7.3 

Specific end use(s) 

 

No additional data available.

08. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 

Control parameters 

 

Linalool (CAS: 78-70-6)

Ingredient Comments

No exposure limits noted for ingredient(s)..

8.2 

Exposure controls 

Protective Equipment

 

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Process Conditions 

No special measures required.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate general and local exhaust ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

Self-contained breathing apparatus.

Hand Protection

Chemical resistant gloves (PVC).

Eye Protection

Wear approved safety goggles. 

Other Protection

Provide eyewash station and safety shower. Wear appropriate clothing to prevent any possibility of skin contact.

Hygiene Measures

Wash hands at the end of each work shift and before eating, smoking and using the toilet. Good personal hygiene practices are always advisable, especially when working with chemicals.

Personal Protection 

No additional data available.

Skin Protection 

Wear protective clothing to reduce the risk of skin and eye contact.

Environmental Exposure Controls 

No additional data available.





09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Mobile oily clear liquid, yellow brown to yellow green. 

Colour

yellow brown to yellow green.

Odour

Characteristic.

Relative Density

0.884 - 0.901 @20°C

Flash Point (°C)

>64c CC (Closed cup).

Refractive Index

1.459 - 1.473 @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 Soluble in Ethanol.

Auto-ignition temperature (°C)

No additional data available.

9.2 

Other information 

 

No additional data available.




10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 

Reactivity

 

Stable under normal temperature conditions and recommended use.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

No additional data available.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No additional data available.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Avoid heat, flames and other sources of ignition.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Materials To Avoid

Alkaline solution, Oxidising agents, Acids.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

In case of fire, dangerous decomposition products can be generated, such as carbon monoxide and dioxide and nitrogen fumes and oxides.




11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

There is no data available on this product. It must be considered and handled and should be dealt with the highest possible caution.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

May cause eye irritation.

 

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

May be harmful if inhaled.

 

Photo-toxicity

No additional data available.

 

Other Information

No additional data available.





12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

No data on possible environmental effects have been found.
 

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

 

Collect and dispose of waste product at an authorised disposal facility according to local authority guidelines. Product remainders should not intrude soil or waters.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

Not regulate for transport. 

 

UN No. SEA

Not regulate for transport. 

 

UN No. AIR

Not regulate for transport. 

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

Not subject to ADR regulations.  

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

Not regulate for transport. 

14.4 

Packing group

 

None.

14.5 

Environmental hazards

 

No additional data available.

14.6 

Special precautions for user

 

See sections 6 8. 

14.7 

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

 

Not defined.





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).

Approved Code of Practise

Classification and Labelling of Substances and Preparations Dangerous for Supply. Safety Data Sheets for Substances and Preparations.

Guidance Notes

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

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

H318 Causes serious eye damage.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

H402 Harmful to aquatic life.

H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H303 May be harmful if swallowed.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

H400 Very toxic to aquatic life.

Other Information

None.

Revision Date

28/01/2016

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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