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MSDS - Juniperberry - Juniperus communis - Essential Oil


JUNIPERBERRY ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)


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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Juniperberry Oil

Biological Definition

Juniperus Communis Fruit Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the berries of the Juniper, Juniperus communis L., Cupressaceae.

INCI Name

Juniperus Communis Fruit Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

8002-68-4 / 73049-62-4 / 84603-69-0

EC No.

- / -
/ 283-268-3

EINECS No.

- / -
/ 283-268-3

1.2

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

 

Fragrances: Use in accordance with good manufacturing and industrial hygiene practices.

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.

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

Physical and Chemical Hazards:                Flam. Liq. 3 - H226

Human health:                                           Acute Tox. 4 – H302, Asp. Tox. 1 – H304, Skin Irrit. 2 – H315, Skin

Sens. 1 – H317

Environment:                                                Aquatic Chronic 1 – H410

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                GHS02             GHS08    GHS07             GHS09             

           Flammable      http://www.hse.gov.uk/chemical-classification/images/pictogram-gallery/irritant.gif     Environmentally damaging          

 

Signal Word

Danger.

Contains

alpha-Pinene, beta-Pinene, Limonene, beta Caryophllene 

Hazard Statements

 

H226Flammable liquid and vapour.

H302     Harmful if swallowed.

H304May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H315     Causes skin irritation.

H317May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H410Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements

 

P210 Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. 

P301+P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor. 

P331 Do NOT induce vomiting. 

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

P501 Dispose of contents in accordance with local, state or national legislation. 

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

P333+P313 If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. 

P362+P364 Take off contaminated clothing. And wash it before reuse. 

P302+P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water. 

P273 Avoid release to the environment.

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

P301+P312 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell. 

P332+P313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. 

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

 

50.0 - 60.0% alpha-Pinene CAS No: 80-56-8 EC No: 201-291-9

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 - H226, Acute Tox. 4 – H302, Asp. Tox. 1 - H304, Skin Irrit. 2 - H315, Skin Sens. 1 - H317,  Aquatic Acute 1 – H400, Aquatic Chronic 1- H410

 

 

30.0 – 40.0.% beta-Pinene CAS No: 127-91-3  EC No: 204-872-5

 

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

Aquatic Acute 1 – H400, Aquatic Chronic 1 – H410

 

 

<8.0 % Limonene CAS No: 5989-27-5 EC No: 227-813-5

 

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

 

 

1.0 – 5.0% beta Caryophllene  CAS No: 87-44-5  EC No: 201-746-1

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Asp. Tox. 1 – H304  

 

 

1.0 – 5.0% alpha-Terpineol CAS No: 98-55-5EC No: 202-680-6

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Skin Irrit. 2 – H315, Eye Irrit. 2 – H319    

 

 

1.0 – 5.0% Camphene CAS No: 79-92-5  EC No: 201-234-8

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Sol. 1 – H228, Eye Irrit. 2 – H319,   Aquatic Acute 1 – H400,

Aquatic Chronic 1 – H410 

 

 

<1.0% Myrcene CAS No: 123-35-3  EC No: 204-622-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 – H226, Asp. Tox. 1 – H304, Skin Irrit. 2 – H315, Skin Sens. 1B – H317, Eye Irrit. 2  H319,  Aquatic Acute 1 – H400, Aquatic Chronic 1 – H410                 

 

 

 

<1.0% Terpinolene CAS No: 586-62-9 EC No: 209-578-0

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Asp. Tox. 1 – H304, Skin Sens. 1 – H317, Aquatic Chronic 1 – H410      

 

 

<1.0% p-Cymene CAS No: 99-87-6 EC No: 202-796-7

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 – H226, Asp. Tox. 1 – H304, Skin Irrit. 2 – H315, Eye Irrit. 2 – H319,

  STOT SE 3 -H335,    Aquatic Chronic 2 – H411          

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Remove from exposure area to fresh air. Get medical advice/attention. 

 Ingestion

Do not induce vomiting. Ingestion may cause nausea and vomiting. Immediately rinse mouth and provide fresh air. Get medical advice/attention if symptoms persist.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing immediately and wash skin with soap and water. Get medical advice/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 advice/attention. Continue to rinse.

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: Carbon dioxide (CO2). Powder. Foam.

Unsuitable extinguishing media: Full water jet.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

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. 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. Handle the product using protective gloves resistant to the chemicals exposed. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Maintain adequate ventilation in the working area after spilling.

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

Do not discharge into drains, water courses or onto the ground. Keep away from surface and ground water.

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. Dispose of in accordance with current laws and regulations.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

Sections 7 and 8.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Apply good manufacturing practice & industrial hygiene practices, ensuring proper workplace ventilation. Keep original container closed. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Observe good personal hygiene, and do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling.
Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Avoid exposing to high temperatures during processing. 

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Keep product container tightly closed, 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

 

     

Process Conditions 

Provide eyewash station.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation Avoid static discharges in working area.

Respiratory Equipment

For high concentrations use respiratory equipment.

Hand Protection

Wear chemical resistant gloves (PVC) tested to EN374.

Eye Protection

Wear approved safety goggles.

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 

Wear appropriate clothing to prevent any possibility of liquid contact and repeated or prolonged vapour contact.

Skin Protection 

Wear apron or protective clothing to avoid skin contact.

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, colourless to yellowish.

Colour

Colourless to yellowish.

Odour

 Characteristic

Relative Density

Approx.  0.871 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

41

Refractive Index

Approx.  1.475 @ 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

 

Presents no significant reactivity hazards. 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

 

Avoid contact with strong acids, alkalis and oxidising agents.

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

Harmful if swallowed.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

Causes skin irritation.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

Not classified.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

Skin - May cause an allergic skin reaction.

 

Germ Cell Mutagenicity

Not classified.

 

Carcinogenicity

Not classified.

 

Reproductive toxicity

Not classified.

 

STOT-single exposure

Not classified.

 

STOT-repeated exposure

Not classified.

 

Aspiration hazard

May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

 

Photo-toxicity

No additional data available.

 

Other Information

No additional data available.

 


12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting 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

 

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

UN 1169

 

UN No. SEA

UN 1169

 

UN No. AIR

UN 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

IMDG Packing group III

ICAO Packing group III

 


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

H226Flammable liquid and vapour.

H228     Flammable solid

H302     Harmful if swallowed.

H304May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H315     Causes skin irritation

H317May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H319     Causes serious eye irritation.

H335     May cause respiratory irritation.

H400     Very toxic to aquatic life.

H410     Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

H411Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Other Information

None

Revision Date

27/07/2017

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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