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MSDS - Helichrysum - Helichrysum italicum - Essential Oil


HELICHRYSUM ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Helichrysum Oil 

Biological Definition

Helichrysum Italicum Flower Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the flowers of Helichrysum italicum, Asteraceae

INCI Name

Helichrysum Italicum Flower Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

 

CAS-No

90045-56-0

EC No.

289-918-2

EINECS No.

289-918-2

1.2

Relative identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

 

Perfumes, fragrances.

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 is Displayed in Section 16.

Human health

May cause lung damage if swallowed

May cause  sensitisation by skin contact.

Environment

The product contains a substance which may cause long term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

Physical and Chemical Hazards: Flam. Liq. 3 (H226)

Human health:Asp. Tox. 1 – (H304)

Skin Sens. 1 (H317)

Environment : Aquatic Chronic 1  (H410)

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     GHS07          GHS02             GHS08     GHS09

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Signal Word

Danger

Contains

Limonene, linalool, α-pinene

Hazard Statements

 

H224Flammable liquid and vapour.

H304May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H317May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H410Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements

 

P210Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.

P280Wear protective gloves/protective clothing and eye/face protection.

P301/P330/P331 IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

P310Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

P273Avoid release to the environment.

P501Dispose 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

3.1

Substances

 

20.0 - 30.0% alpha-Pinene 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

 

 

1.0 - 4.0% Limonene CAS-No.: 5989-27-5 EC No.: 227-813-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 – H226, Skin Irrit 2 – H315 Asp Tox. 1 – H304, Skin Sens. 1 – H317 Aquatic Acute 1 – H400, Aquatic Chronic 1 – H410

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Remove immediately from source of exposure into fresh air. Seek medical attention immediately

 Ingestion

DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING! Rinse mouth and provide fresh air. Seek medical attention immediately.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing immediately and wash skin with soap and water. Seek medical attention immediately.

Eye Contact   

Immediately flush with plenty of water for up to 15 minutes. Remove any contact lenses and open eyes wide apart. Seek medical attention immediately. Continue to rinse.

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

 

Extinguishing media: Carbon dioxide (CO2). Powder. Foam.

Unsuitable extinguishing media: 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. Wear suitable breathing apparatus. Wear suitable equipment for self protection.

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. Give a warning to persons in the hazard area. Remove all sources of ignition.  Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Provide adequate ventilation. Give warning to all persons in hazard area if spillage occurs.

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.

 

Cover with an inert, inorganic, non-combustible absorbent material (e.g. dry-lime, sand, soda ash). Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors. Avoid open flames or courses of ignition. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete. Dispose of in accordance with current laws and 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

 

Handle in accordance with good hygiene and safety practice. Provide earthing of containers, equipment, pumps and ventilation facilities. Take precautionary measures against static discharges.  When using, do not smoke, drink or eat. Wear suitable clothing to avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid inhalation of product vapours. Provide adequate ventilation of working area.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Keep product tightly closed in its original container well sealed, in a dry, ventilated area, away from potential sources of ignition and protected from light.

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 

No additional data available

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation or respiratory protection.

Respiratory Equipment

If ventilation is insufficient, use respiratory equipment.

Hand Protection

Wear Chemical resistant gloves (PVC) according to EN374

Eye Protection

Wear approved safety 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 

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of vapours.

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

Colourless to yellowish

Odour

Characteristic

Relative Density

0.875 - 0.925 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

40

Refractive Index

1.470 - 1.490 @ 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 at a ratio of 1:3

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 the recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No hazardous reactions at proper usage and handling.

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

LD50 (oral) in mg/kg: > 5000

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

 

Do not allow product to enter streams, sewers or other waterways. Water Hazard Class; WGK-2

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

Collect and dispose of waste product in accordance with local authority guidelines using a hazardous chemical disposal company. Product remainders should not intrude soil or waters.

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 (Flammable Liquid)

IMDG Class: 3 (Flammable Liquid)

ICAO Class/Division: 3 (Flammable Liquid)

 

Transport Labels

Vehicle label 250mm x 250mm Class 3      

 

14.4 

Packing group

 

ADR/RID/ADN Packing group III (Substances presenting low danger)

IMDG Packing group III (Substances presenting low danger)

ICAO Packing group III (Substances presenting low danger)

14.5 

Environmental hazards

 

Environmentally Hazardous Substance/Marine Pollutant

 

 

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

 

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

 

No additional information available.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Hazard and/or Precautionary Statements in Full

H224Flammable liquid and vapour.

H304May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H317May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H410Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Other Information

None

Revision Date

30/07/2015

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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