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MSDS - Manuka - Leptospermum scoparium - Essential Oil


MANUKA ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Manuka Oil 

Biological Definition

Leptospermum Scoparium Branch/Leaf Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the leaves and the branches of Leptospermum scoparium, Myrtaceae.

INCI Name

Leptospermum Scoparium Branch/Leaf Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

223749-44-8

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 R-Phrases and Hazard Statements are Displayed in Section 16.

Human health -  The liquid is irritating to eyes and skin. Harmful if swallowed

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

Physical and Chemical Hazards Not classified.

Human health Acute Tox. 4 - H302

Skin Irrit. 2 - H315

Eye Irrit. 2 - H319

Environment Not classified.

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

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   GHS07

Signal Word

Warning

Contains

-

Hazard Statements

 

H302                                Harmful if swallowed

H315                                Causes skin irritation

H319                                Causes serious eye irritation

Precautionary Statements

 

P270                               Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

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

P264                              Wash contaminated skin thoroughly after handling

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

P501                              Dispose of contents/container to …

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

P301+312                         IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel

                            unwell.

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.

P313                             Get medical advice/attention.

P330                             Rinse mouth.

P337                             If eye irritation persists:

P362                             Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.

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

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 known effects

03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1

Substances

 

Leptospermum Scoparium Branch/Leaf OilCas No: 223749-44-8   

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

No specific measures. Provide fresh air. Seek medical attention if discomfort occurs.

 Ingestion

Rinse mouth with plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin with soap and water. Seek 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 immediately. 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). Dry Chemical Powder. Chemical Foam. Sand.

Unsuitable extinguishing media: Full water jet.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

In case of fire; Carbon Monoxide and Carbon Dioxide may be produced.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Self contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing must be worn is case of fire. 

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Remove sources of ignition. Provide adequate ventilation.  Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

Do not discharge into drains, water courses or onto the ground. Dispose of in line with Local authority guidelines.

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 and dispose of in accordance with current laws and regulations.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

Wear protective clothing as described in section 8.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Use in accordance with good industrial / laboratory procedures. Keep containers leak proof closed and dry. Protect against sun/light. Prevent spills and leakages to avoid slip hazard.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Intrusion into soil to be avoided. Store the product in cool (max. room temperature) and well-ventilated environment and keep away from sources of ignition. Provide suitable mechanical equipment for the safe handling of drums and heavy packages. Electrical equipment and fittings must comply with local regulations.

7.3 

Specific end use(s) 

 

No additional data available.

08. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 

Control parameters 

 

None 

8.2 

Exposure controls 

Protective Equipment

 

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Process Conditions 

No special measures required

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation 

Respiratory Equipment

No special measures required providing good ventilation is maintained.

Hand Protection

Wear protective (chemical resistant)  gloves.

Eye Protection

Wear approved safety glasses.

Other Protection

No special measures required

Hygiene Measures

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

Personal Protection 

Avoid inhalation and contact with skin and eyes.

Skin Protection 

Wear protective clothing in case of splashing 

Environmental Exposure Controls 

Avoid discharging into drainage water.

09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Clear, yellow to brownish yellow liquid 

Colour

Yellow to brownish yellow

Odour

Characteristic

Relative Density

0.954  -  0.984  @ 20°

Flash Point (°C)

98

Refractive Index

1.492  -  1.512 @ 20°C

Melting Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Boiling Point (°C)

200

Vapour Pressure

No additional data available.

Solubility in Water @20°C

No additional data available

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 the recommended handling and storage conditions.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No hazardous reactions likely at proper use and handling.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Avoid heat, flames, sunlight and other sources of ignition. 

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Avoid contact with strong acids, strong alkalis and strong oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

Carbon monoxide and unidentified organic compounds may be formed on combustion.

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

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.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

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

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

Not bound by transport regulation

 

UN No. SEA

Not bound by transport regulation

 

UN No. AIR

Not bound by transport regulation

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

None 

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

Not bound by transport regulation 

14.4 

Packing group

 

No additional data available

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

 

An assessment has not been executed as this is not a hazardous material according to article 31 of REACH 1907/2006.

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Hazard and/or Precautionary Statements in Full

H302                                Harmful if swallowed

H315                                Causes skin irritation

H319                                Causes serious eye irritation

Other Information

None

Revision Date

29/07/2015

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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