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MSDS - Lemon Tea Tree - Leptospermum Petersonii - Essential Oil


LEMON TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Lemon Tea Tree Oil

Biological Definition

Leptospermum Petersonii Oil is an essential oil obtained from hydrodistillation of the leaves of the plant, Leptospermum petersonii, Myrtaceae. Syn. Lemon scented Tea tree oil

INCI Name

Leptospermum Petersonii Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

Lemon Scented Tea Tree

CAS-No

85085-43-4

EC No.

285-372-4

EINECS No.

285-372-4

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 

 

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Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

Physical and Chemical Hazards : Not classified.

Human health : Acute Tox. 4 - H302; Skin Irrit. 2 - H315; Eye Irrit. 2 - H319; Skin Sens. 1 - H317; Asp. Tox. 1 - H304;

Environment : Aquatic Chronic 3, H412.

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   GHS08              GHS07

   

 

Signal Word

Danger

Contains

4-TERPINEOL, ALPHA PINENE, CITRONELLAL, CITRONELLOL, GAMMA TERPINENE, GERANIOL, LIMONENE

Hazard Statements

 

H302                            Harmful if swallowed.

H304                            May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H315                            Causes skin irritation.

H317                            May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H319                            Causes serious eye irritation.

H412                            Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements

 

P273                             Avoid release to the environment.

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

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.

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

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

P264                            Wash … thoroughly after handling.

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

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

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

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.

P321                            Specific treatment (see … on this label).

P330                            Rinse mouth.

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.

P337                            If eye irritation persists:

P362                            Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.

P363                            Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

P391                            Collect spillage.

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

 

30-60% 4-Terpineol CAS-No.: 562-74-3 EC No.: 209-235-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Acute Tox. 4 - H302, Skin Irrit. 2 - H315

 

 

1-5% Alpha-pinene CAS-No.: 80-56-8 EC No.: 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

 

 

5-10% Alpha-terpinene CAS-No.: 99-86-5 EC No.: 202-795-1

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 - H226, Acute Tox. 4 - H302, Asp. Tox. 1 - H304, Aquatic Chronic 2 - H411

 

 

1-5% Alpha-terpineol  CAS-No.: 98-55-5 EC No.: 202-680-6

 

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

 

 

 

<1% Beta-pinene CAS-No.: 127-91-3 EC No.: 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

 

 

1-5% Cineol CAS-No.: 470-67-7 EC No.: 207-428-9

 

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

 

 

5-10% Citronellal CAS-No.: 106-23-0 EC No.: 203-376-6

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Skin Irrit. 2 - H315, Skin Sens. 1 - H317, Aquatic Chronic 2 - H411

 

 

<1% Farnesol CAS-No.: 4602-84-0 EC No.: 225-004-1

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Skin Irrit. 2 - H315, Eye Irrit. 2 - H319, Skin Sens. 1 - H317

 

 

10-30% Gamma-terpinene CAS-No.: 99-85-4 EC No.: 202-794-6

 

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

 

 

5-10% 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

 

 

1-5% Geranyl Acetate CAS-No.: 105-87-3 EC No.: 203-341-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Aquatic Chronic 2 - H411

 

 

1-5% 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.

 

 

<1% Linalool CAS-No.: 78-70-6 EC No.: 201-134-4

 

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

 

 

< 1% Methyl Isoeugenol CAS-No.: 93-16-3 EC No.: 202-224-6

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Not classified.

 

 

1-5% Para-cymene CAS-No.: 99-87-6 EC No.: 202-796-7

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 - H226,Asp. Tox. 1 - H304, Aquatic Chronic 2 - H411

 

 

1-5% Terpinolen CAS-No.: 586-62-9 EC No.: 209-578-0

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 - H226, Asp. Tox. 1 - H304, Aquatic Chronic 2 - H411

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Inhalation may cause coughing, tightness of the chest and irritation of the respiratory system. Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

 Ingestion

If necessary, rinse mouth and provide fresh air. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

Skin Contact 

If necessary remove contaminated clothing and 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

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Remove affected person from source of contamination. Perform artificial respiration if breathing has stopped.

 

NOTES TO THE PHYSICIAN

No specific first aid measures noted.

4.3

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

 

No additional data available




05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

Fire can be extinguished using: Foam, carbon dioxide or dry powder.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

Containers close to fire should be removed or cooled with water.

 

UNUSUAL FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS

No unusual fire or explosion hazards noted.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

SPECIFIC HAZARDS

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

PROTECTIVE MEASURES IN FIRE

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

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Use protective gloves, goggles and suitable protective clothing. In case of spills, beware of slippery floors and surfaces.

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, damp, non-combustible material, then flush area with water. Shovel into dry containers. Cover and move the containers. Flush the area with water

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

 

Avoid spilling, skin and eye contact. Ensure adequate ventilation of the working area. Adopt best manual handling considerations when handling, carrying and dispensing..

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

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

7.3 

Specific end use(s) 

 

No additional data available.

08. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 

Control parameters 

 

No exposure limits noted for ingredient(s).  

8.2 

Exposure controls 

Protective Equipment

 

 

Process Conditions 

Provide eyewash station.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

No specific recommendation made, but respiratory protection may still be required under exceptional circumstances when excessive air contamination exists.

Hand Protection

Protective gloves should be used if there is a risk of direct contact or splash.

Eye Protection

If risk of splashing, wear safety goggles or face shield.

Other Protection

Wear appropriate clothing to prevent any possibility of skin contact

Hygiene Measures

No specific hygiene procedures noted, but good personal hygiene practices are always advisable, especially when working with chemicals.

Personal Protection 

Use personal protection according to Directive 89/686/EEC.

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

Liquid

Colour

Pale yellow to amber yellow

Odour

Flowery, slightly woody

Relative Density

0.851 - 0.901 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

63⁰C

Refractive Index

1.463 – 1.495 @ 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 dangerous reactions known.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions.

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

 

Strong oxidising substances. Strong acids. Strong alkalis.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

In case of fire, toxic gases (CO, CO2, NOx) may be formed.




11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

No specific health warnings noted.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

No specific health warnings noted.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

Spray and vapour in the eyes may cause irritation and smarting

 

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

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Waste is suitable for incineration.

 

DISPOSAL METHODS

Dispose of waste and residues in accordance with local authority requirements.




14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

Not Regulated for transport.

 

UN No. SEA

Not Regulated for transport.

 

UN No. AIR

Not Regulated for transport.

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

None

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

ADR/RID/ADN : Not regulated

ADR/RID/ADN : Not regulated

IMDG : Not regulated

ICAO Class/Division : Not regulated

 

Transport Labels

 

None.

 

14.4 

Packing group

 

ADR/RID/ADN Packing group : Not regulated

IMDG Packing group III : Not regulated

ICAO Packing group III : Not regulated

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

H318 Causes serious eye damage.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

H400 Very toxic to aquatic life.

Other Information

None

Revision Date

22/07/16

Reason for revision

Updated CAS#

Rev No/Repl, SDS Generated

03

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