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MSDS - Nutmeg - Myristica fragrans - Essential Oil


NUTMEG ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Nutmeg Oil.

Biological Definition

Myristica Fragrans Fruit Oil (nutmeg) is an essential oil steam-distilled from the dried kernels of the ripe seeds of the Nutmeg, Myristica fragrans, Myristicaceae.

INCI Name

Myristica Fragrans Fruit Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

84082-68-8 

EC No.

282-013-3

EINECS No.

282-013-3

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 are Displayed in Section 16.

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

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

Human Health: Asp Tox. 1 - H304, Skin Irrit. 2 - H315, Skin Sens. 1 – H317, Eye Irrit. 2 – H319,
Muta.2 – H341, Carc. 1B – H350

Environment: Aquatic Chronic 3 - H412

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  GHS02                    GHS07                GHS08              GHS09

flamme

 

Signal Word

Danger.

Contains

Sabinene, Alpha & Beta Pinenes, alpha-terpinene, gamma-terpinene, limonene, safrole, terpinen-4-ol
, alpha-Phellandrene, Myrcene, P-Cymene

Hazard Statements

 

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

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

H341 Suspected of causing genetic defects.

H350 May cause cancer.

H411 Very toxic to aquatic life with long-lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements

 

P301/310 IF SWALLOWED immediately call a POISON CENTRE/doctor/

P331 Do NOT induce vomiting.

P262 Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing.

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

P201 Obtain special instructions before use.

P281 Use personal protection equipment as required.

P273 Avoid release to the environment.

P305/351/ 338 Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

P391 Collect spillage

P405 Store locked up

2.3

Other Hazards 

PBT or vPvB according to Annex XIII

No additional data available.

Adverse physio-chemical properties

Combustible but will not self-ignite.

Adverse effects on human health

See hazard statement section above. Contra-indicated uses: Psychotropic effects reported. Nutmeg oil may be a MAO inhibitor from myristicin content, and severe reactions to pethidine have been noted. Reynolds JEF (1993) Martindale: The extra Pharmacopeia Pharmaceutical Press).

03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.2

Mixtures

 

20 – 30% Sabinene CAS No: 3387-41-5 EC No: 222-212-4

 

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

 

 

10 - 20% alpha -Pinene CAS No:80-56-8EC No: 201-291-9

 

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

 

 

5 – 15%  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

 

 

5 - 10% Terpinen-4-ol CAS-No:562-74-3EC No: 209-235-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Acute Tox. 4- H302, Skin Irrit. 2 – H315, Eye Irrit. 2 H319

 

 

4 - 8% gamma-Terpinene  CAS-No: 99-85-4EC No: 202-794-6

 

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

 

 

 

8 - 12% Limonene CAS-No: 5989-27-5EC No: 227-813-5

 

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

 

 

1 – 5% alpha-Terpinene  CAS-No: 99-86-5EC 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-Phellandrene CAS No: 99-83-2 EC No: 202-792-5

 

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

 

 

1 – 5% Myrcene CAS-No: 123-35-3EC No: 204-622-5

 

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

 

 

1– 5% 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 – 5 Myristicin CAS No: 607-91-0   EC No: 210-146-9

Classification (EC 1272/2008)   Acute Tox. 4 – H302, Aquatic Chronic 2 – H411

 

 

1.0 – 5.0%P-Cymene CAS No: 99-87-6 EC No: 202-796-7

 

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

 

 

1 – 5% delta-3-Carene CAS No: 607-91-0 EC No: 210-146-9

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008)   Acute Tox. 4 – H302, Aquatic Chronic 2 – H411

 

 

1 – 5% Alpha-Thujene CAS No: 2867-05-2 EC No: 220-686-7

Classification (EC 1272/2008)   Flam. Liq. 3 – H226, Acute Tox. 4 - H302,  Skin Sens. 1B – H317,
Aquatic Chronic 2 – H411   

 

 

1.0   % Safrole CAS No: 94-59-7 EC No: 202-345-4

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008)   Acute Tox. 4 - H302,   Muta. 2 - H341,    Carc. 1B – H350

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Remove from exposure area to fresh air. Contact a doctor if necessary.

 Ingestion

Wash mouth out with water and obtain medical advice immediately.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water. Seek medical advice if irritation persists or there is any sign of tissue damage.

Eye Contact   

Flush with plenty of water and seek medical advice if necessary.

 

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 Powder. Foam.

 

Unsuitable extinguishing media:Full water jet.

 

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

None known.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Wear protective clothing. Avoid inhalation of vapours. Closed containers may build up pressure when exposed to heat and should be cooled with water spray. 

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 inhalation of its vapours or smoke. 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. Avoid open flames or sources 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

 

Apply good manufacturing practice & industrial hygiene practices, ensuring proper workplace ventilation. Observe good personal hygiene, and do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Store in tightly closed original container, in a cool, dry & ventilated area away from heat sources & protected from light. Keep air contact to a minimum.

7.3 

Specific end use(s) 

 

No additional data available.

08. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 

Control parameters 

 

Linalool (CAS: 78-70-6) Ingredient Comments : 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

Avoid breathing product vapour. For high concentrations use respiratory equipment.

Hand Protection

Avoid all skin contact. Wear chemical resistant gloves (PVC).

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 

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

 Mobile Liquid.

Colour

Pale yellow.

Odour

Characteristic.

Relative Density

0.880 to 0.910 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

36.0

Refractive Index

1.474 to 1.488 @ 20°C

Melting Point (°C)

No additional data available.

Boiling Point (°C)

165 @ 760 mm Hg

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

 

Materials To Avoid : None known.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

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

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

No additional data available.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

Causes skin irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

Causes serious eye irritation

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

No additional data available.

 

Germ Cell Mutagenicity

Suspected of causing genetic defects.

 

Carcinogenicity

May cause cancer.

 

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

 

Mobility: The product is insoluble in water.

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

Do not re-use empty containers. Empty residue into a suitable disposal site.

 

Dispose of in compliance with all local and national regulations.

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

 

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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

 

EMS F-A-S-F

Emergency Action Code 3Z

Hazard No. (ADR) 90 Environmentally hazardous substance; miscellaneous dangerous substances.

Tunnel Restriction Code (E)

14.7 

Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC code

 

Tariff Number 33012941

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

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H341 Suspected of causing genetic defects.

H350 May cause cancer.

H400 Very toxic to aquatic life.

H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Other Information

None.

Revision Date

23/11/2016

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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