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MSDS - Ginger - Zinigiber officinale - Essential Oil


GINGER ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Ginger Oil

Biological Definition

Zingiber Officinale Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the dried rhizomes of the Ginger, Zingiber officinale L., Zingiberaceae

INCI Name

Zingiber Officinale Root Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

8007-08-7

EC No.

-

EINECS No.

-

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 and Chemical Hazards Not classified.

Human health Skin Sens. 1 - H317;Asp. Tox. 1 - H304

Environment Aquatic Acute 2 - H401;Aquatic Chronic 3 - H412

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      GHS07          GHS08

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Signal Word

Warning.

Contains

1,8-cineole

a-farnesene

Alpha pinene natural

AR-Curcumene

a-zingiberene

b-bisabolene

Beta Pinene

b-sesquiphellandrene

Camphene

Limonene

Myrcene (7-methyl-3-methyleneocta-1,6-diene).

 

Hazard Statements

 

H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H401 Toxic to aquatic life.

H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements

 

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

P262 Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.

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

P331 Do NOT induce vomiting..

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

P261 Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.

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

P273 Avoid release to the environment.

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

P321 Specific treatment (see … on this label).

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

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

3.2

Mixtures

 

5.0 – 10.0% 1.8-Cineole CAS-No.: 470-82-6 EC No.: 207-431-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 - H226

Eye Irrit. 2 - H319

 

 

5.0 – 10.0% a-farnesene CAS: 97885-54-6, EC: -

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) -

 

 

1.0 - 5.0% Alpha pinene natural CAS: 80-56-8, EC: 201-291-9

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 - H226, Skin Sens. 1 - H317, Asp. Tox. 1 - H304, Aquatic Acute 1 - H400 Aquatic Chronic 1 - H410.

 

 

5.0 – 10.0% AR-Curcumene CAS: 4176-17-4, EC: -

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) -

 

 

30.0 -60.0% a-zingiberene CAS: 495-60-3, EC: 207-804-2

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) -

 

 

 

 

5.0 – 10.0% b-bisabolene CAS: 495-61-4, EC: -

 

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

 

 

 

<1.0% beta-Pinene  CAS: 127-91-3, EC: 204-872-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 - H226, Skin Sens. 1 - H317, Asp. Tox. 1 - H304, Aquatic Acute 1 - H400, Aquatic Chronic 1 - H410

 

 

 

10.0 – 30.0% b-sesquiphellandrene CAS: 20307-83-9, EC: -

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) -

 

 

5.0 – 10.0% Camphene CAS: 79-92-5, EC: 201-234-8

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 2 - H225, Eye Irrit. 2 - H319, Aquatic Acute 1 - H400, Aquatic Chronic 1 - H410

 

 

1.0 – 5.0% Limonene  CAS: 5989-27-5, EC: 227-813-8

 

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

 

 

<1.0% Myrcene (7-methyl-3-methyleneocta-1,6-diene) CAS: 123-35-3, EC: 204-622-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 - H226, Asp. Tox. 1 - H304, Aquatic Chronic 3 - H412

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

Ingestion

Drink plenty of water. DO NOT induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin with soap and water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

Eye Contact   

Immediately flush with plenty of water for up to 15 minutes. Remove any contact lenses and open eyes wide apart. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

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

Use as appropriate: Foam, dry powder, water jet spray.

 

 

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

No additional data available.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Use appropriate respiratory equipment.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

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

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.

 

Absorb with inert, non-combustible, inorganic absorbant material, sweep up and remove to an approved disposal container. Extinguish all ignition sources. Avoid sparks, flames, heat and smoking.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

No additional data available.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

No additional data available.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Store in tightly closed original container in a dry, cool and 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 

Provide eyewash station.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

Respiratory protection may be required.

Hand Protection

Chemical resistant gloves (PVC)

Eye Protection

Wear approved safety goggles.

Other Protection

Provide eyewash station.

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 

Wear apron or protective clothing in case of splashes.

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

Mobile liquid.  

Colour

Yellow to yellow brown.

Odour

Characteristic.

Relative Density

0.870 – 0.882 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

57°C

Refractive Index

1.480 to 1.494 @ 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 temperature conditions and recommended use.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No additional data available.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Heat, sparks and open flames.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Strong reducing agents. Strong oxidising agents. Strong bases.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

No additional data available.




11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

No additional data available.

 

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

Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.





12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

We have no data regarding ecotoxicity, but it must be considered that this product may be dangerous for the environment.

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

 

Not applicable.

12.6 

Other adverse effects

 

No additional data available.




13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

DISPOSAL METHODS

Dispose of in compliance with all local and national regulations..




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

 

None.

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

Not regulated.

14.4 

Packing group

 

Not required.

14.5 

Environmental hazards

 

None.

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

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

H225 Highly flammable liquid and vapour.

H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

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

17/03/16

Reason for revision

Update to new format

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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