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MSDS - Peppermint - Mentha piperita - Essential Oil


PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Peppermint Oil Piperita

Biological Definition

Mentha Piperita Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the whole plant of the Peppermint, Mentha piperita (L.), Labiatae.

INCI Name

Mentha Piperita Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

8006-90-4 / 84082-70-2

EC No.

- / 282-015-4

EINECS No.

- / 282-015-4

1.2

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

 

Cosmetics and Fragrancing.

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: Not classified.

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

Environment : Aquatic Acute 2 - H401; Aquatic Chronic 2 - H411

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      GHS07          GHS09

   

 

Signal Word

Warning

Contains

L-Menthol

Menthones

Limonene

1,8 Cineole

Pulegone

Hazard Statements

 

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H401 Toxic to aquatic life.

H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements

 

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. 

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

P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if   present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. 

P337+P313: If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. 

P273: Avoid release to the environment. 

P391: Collect spillage

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

P264: Wash hands and exposed skin thoroughly after handling. 

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

P330: Rinse mouth. 

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

3.2

Mixtures

 

30.0 - 55.0% L-Menthol CAS-No: 2216-51-5 EC No: 218-690-9

 

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

 

 

20.0 – 30.0% Menthones  CAS-No: 10458-14-7 EC N.: 233-944-9

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 - H226, Acute Tox. 4 - H302, Aquatic Chronic 3 - H412

 

 

6.5% Limonene  CAS-No: 138-86-3 EC No: 205-301-0

 

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

 

 

2.0 – 10.0% Methyl Acetate CAS-No: 89-48-5 EC No: 201-911-8

 

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

 

 

2.0- 10.0% 1,8 Cineole CAS No: 470-82-6 EC No:207-431-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Flam. Liq. 3 – H226, Skin Sens. 1 – H317

 

 

<2.0% Pulegone CAS No: 89-82-7 EC No: 201-943-2

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Acute Tox. 4 – H302

 

<1.0% Menthofuran CAS No: 494-90-6 EC No: 207-795-5

 

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

 

<0.2 % Isopulegol CAS No: 7786-67-6 EC No: 232-102-8

 

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

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

Ingestion

Immediately rinse mouth and provide fresh air. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues. NEVER MAKE AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON VOMIT OR DRINK FLUIDS!

Skin Contact 

Remove affected person from source of contamination. Remove contaminated clothing. Wash the skin immediately with soap and water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

Eye Contact   

Promptly wash eyes with plenty of water while lifting the eye lids. Continue to rinse for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention.

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

Use as appropriate: Carbon dioxide (CO2), dry chemical or foam.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

When heated to decomposition, it emits acrid smoke as well as carbonmonoxide and carbondioxide.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Protective equipment for fire-fighters:

Wear: Self-contained breathing apparatus. Wear chemical 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.

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, absorbant material. Transfer to suitable, labelled containers for disposal. Clean spillage area thoroughly with plenty of water.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

No additional data available.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Avoid spilling, skin and eye contact. 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 in original container. Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame.

Storage Class

Chemical storage.

7.3 

Specific end use(s) 

 

No additional data available.

08. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 

Control parameters 

 

Ingredient Comments

No exposure limits noted for ingredient(s).  

8.2 

Exposure controls 

Protective Equipment

 

   

Process Conditions 

Provide eyewash station.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate general and local exhaust ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

If ventilation is insufficient, suitable respiratory protection must be provided.

Hand Protection

Use suitable protective gloves if risk of skin contact.

Eye Protection

Wear approved safety goggles.

Other Protection

Wear appropriate clothing to prevent any possibility of skin contact.

Hygiene Measures

DO NOT SMOKE IN WORK AREA! Remove contaminated clothing and wash the skin thoroughly with soap and water after work. 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

Colourless to pale yellow.

Odour

Minty, fresh.

Relative Density

~ 0.903 @ 20⁰C

Flash Point (°C)

71⁰C

Refractive Index

~ 1.462 @ 20⁰C

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. (Soluble in 70% Ethanol at 20c: 1 +4)

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 normal temperature conditions and recommended use.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No additional data available.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Avoid excessive heat for prolonged periods of time.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Materials To Avoid

Strong acids, alkali or oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

Fire creates: Carbon monoxide (CO). Carbon dioxide (CO2).

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

Harmful if swallowed.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

Causes skin irritation.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

Causes serious eye irritation.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

May cause an allergic skin reaction.

 

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

 

Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

12.2 

Persistence & degradability

 

Degradability: No data available.

12.3 

Bioaccumulation Potential

 

Bioaccumulative potential: No data available on bioaccumulation.

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

 

No additional data available.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

When handling waste, consideration should be made to the safety precautions applying to handling of the product.

DISPOSAL METHODS

Dispose of in compliance with all local and national regulations.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

3082

 

UN No. SEA

3082

 

UN No. AIR

3082

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

ADR/RID/ADN Class 9

ADR/RID/ADN Class 9: Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles.

IMDG Class 9

ICAO Class/Division 9

 

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

AIR TRANSPORT NOTES Packing Instruction: 914

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

 

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

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

H400 Very toxic to aquatic life.

H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Other Information

None

Revision Date

04/01/2017

Reason for revision

Updated to new format  

Rev No/Repl, SDS Generated

02

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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