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MSDS - Myrrh - Commiphora myrrha - Essential Oil


MYRRH ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Myrrh Oil  

Biological Definition

Commiphora Myrrha Oil is the volatile oil obtained by the steam distillation of the Myrrh, Commiphora myrrha, Burseraceae.

INCI Name

Commiphora Myrrha Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

84929-26-0

EC No.

284-510-0

EINECS No.

284-510-0

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 is Displayed in Section 16.

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

Physical and Chemical Hazards: This mixture does not present a physical hazard.

Human health Asp: Acute oral toxicity, Category 4 (Acute Tox. 4, H302).

Environment: This mixture does not present an environmental hazard.

 

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   GHS07  

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Signal Word

Warning.

Contains

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Hazard Statements

 

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements

 

P264 Wash with water and soap thoroughly after handling.

P270 Do no eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

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

P330 Rinse mouth.

P501 Dispose of contents/container to waste disposal facility licensed.

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

The mixture does not contain substances classified as ‘Substances of Very High Concern' (SVHC) >= 0.1% published by the European

Chemicals Agency (ECHA) under article 57 of REACH:  http://echa.europa.eu/fr/candidate-list-table.

The mixture satisfies neither the PBT nor the vPvB criteria for mixtures in accordance with annexe XIII of the REACH regulations EC 1907/2006.

03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.2

Mixtures

 

< 2. 5%Para-CymeneCAS-No.: 99-87-6 EC No.: 202-796-7

Classification (EC 1272/2008) GHS08, GHS02, GHS09.  Dgr. Asp. Tox. 1, H304, Flam. Liq. 3, H226,  Aquatic Chronic 2, H411

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Remove victim immediately from source of exposure. Get medical attention.

 Ingestion

Do not give the patient anything orally. In the event of swallowing, if the quantity is small (no more than one mouthful), rinse the mouth with water, administer activated medical charcoal and consult a doctor. Seek medical attention, showing the label. If swallowed accidentally, call a doctor to ascertain whether observation and hospital care will be necessary.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing immediately 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. 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

 

Non flammable, therefore extinguish flames as per surrounding area dictates.

Extinguishing media:  Carbon dioxide (CO2). Powder. Water spray.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

A fire will often produce a thick black smoke. Exposure to decomposition products may be hazardous to health. Do not breathe in smoke.

In the event of a fire, the following may be formed: carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide (CO2)

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Special Fire Fighting Procedures - Do not allow spillage into drains or waterways.
Protective equipment for fire-fighters - Wear full protective clothing.

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 and eyes. Maintain adequate ventilation in the working area after spilling.

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.  Ventilate area and wash spill site with detergent after material pickup is complete. Do not use solvents. 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

 

When using do not smoke. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Handle in accordance with good hygiene and safety practice. Reproduce label if transferring to another container.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Keep product well sealed, in a dry, ventilated area, away from potential sources of ignition and protected from light. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs. Stock according to local / national regulations and always follow the precautions indicated on labels.

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

Wear suitable respiratory equipment.

Hand Protection

Wear suitable protective gloves in the event of prolonged or repeated skin contact.

Use suitable protective gloves that are resistant to chemical agents in accordance with standard EN374. Gloves must be selected according to the application and duration of use at the workstation. Protective gloves need to be selected according to their suitability for the workstation in question: other chemical products that may be handled, necessary physical protections (cutting, pricking, heat protection), level of dexterity required.

Recommended properties:  Impervious gloves in accordance with standard EN374

Eye Protection

Avoid contact with eyes. Use eye protectors designed to protect against liquid splashes. Before handling, wear safety goggles in accordance with standard 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 inhalation and contact with skin and eyes. Use personal protective equipment that is clean and has been properly maintained. Store personal protective equipment in a clean place, away from the work area.

Skin Protection 

Work clothing worn by personnel shall be laundered regularly. After contact with the product, all parts of the body that have been soiled must be washed.

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 amber yellow to brown yellow often with greenish tinge.

Colour

Amber yellow to brown yellow often with greenish tinge.

Odour

Characteristic, balsamic spicy.

Relative Density

0.950  -  1.040 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

PE > 100

Refractive Index

1.485  -  1.530 @ 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

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

 

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 additional data available.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

No additional data available.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

No additional data available.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

The thermal decomposition may release/form carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide (CO2).

 

 

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

Harmful if swallowed.

PARA-CYMENE (CAS: 99-87-6)Oral route: LD50 = 4750 mg/kg.

 

Mixture:

Oral route: Harmful if swallowed.  Species: Rat  LD50 = 1650 mg/kg

 

 

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

 

Dispose of in compliance with all local and national regulations. Proper waste management of the mixture and/or its container must be determined in accordance with Directive 2008/98/EC.

Waste:

Do not pour into drains or waterways. Waste management is carried out without endangering human health, without harming the environment and, in particular without risk to water, air, soil, plants or animals.

Recycle or dispose of waste in compliance with current legislation, preferably via a certified collector or company. Do not contaminate the ground or water with waste, do not dispose of waste into the environment.

Soiled packaging:

Empty container completely. Keep label(s) on container. Give to a certified disposal contractor.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

Not bound by transport regulations.

 

UN No. SEA

Not bound by transport regulations.

 

UN No. AIR

Not bound by transport regulations.

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

Not bound by transport regulations.

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

Not bound by transport regulations.

14.4 

Packing group

 

Not bound by transport regulations.

14.5 

Environmental hazards

 

None.

14.6 

Special precautions for user

 

No additional data available.

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

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

Other Information

None.

Revision Date

12/07/2016

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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