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MSDS - Rosemary - Rosemarinus officinalis - Essential Oil


ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Rosemary Oil Spanish

Biological Definition

Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Oil is the essential oil obtained from the flowering tops and leaves of the Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis L., Lamiaceae

INCI Name

Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

84604-14-8 / 8000-25-7

EC No.

283-291-9

EINECS No.

283-291-9

1.2

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

 

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)

 

Flammable liquid, Category 3 (Flam. Liq. 3, H226).

Skin sensitisation, Category 1 (Skin Sens. 1, H317).

Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure), Category 2 (STOT SE 2, H371).

Aspiration hazard, Category 1 (Asp. Tox. 1, H304).

Hazardous to the aquatic environment - Acute hazard, Category 1 (Aquatic Acute 1, H400).

Hazardous to the aquatic environment - Chronic hazard, Category 1 (Aquatic Chronic 1, H410).

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   GHS08           GHS09          GHS07          GHS02

     

 

Signal Word

DANGER

Contains

EC 201-291-9 ALPHA-PINENE X

PINENES (ALPHA OR BETA)

EC 200-945-0 CAMPHOR L(XN68)=10% X

601-029-00-7 (R)-P-MENTHA-1,8-DIENE

EC 284-638-7 CLOVE TERPENES

 

 

Hazard Statements

 

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H371 May cause damage to organs (if swallowed).

H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements

 

P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. — No smoking.

P273 Avoid release to the environment.

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

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

P301 + P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

P303 + P361 + P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.

P403 + P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.

2.3

Other Hazards 

PBT or vPvB according to Annex XIII

The substance does not satisfy the PBT or vPvP criteria in accordance with annexe XIII of the REACH regulations EC 1907/2006.

Adverse physio-chemical properties

The mixture does not contain any substances classified as 'Substances of Very High Concern' (SVHC) by the European CHemical s Agency (ECHA) under article 57 of REACH: http://echa.europa.eu/fr/candidate-list-table.

Adverse effects on human health

No additional data available.

 

03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.2

Mixtures

 

<38.0% 1,4-CINEOLE CAS: 470-67-7, EC: 207-428-9

 

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

 

 

<20.0% Alpha-Pinene X  CAS: 80-56-8, EC: 201-291-9

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Dgr Flam. Liq. 3, H226, Asp. Tox. 1, H304, Skin Sens. 1, H317, Aquatic Acute 1, H400, M Acute = 1, Aquatic Chronic 1, H410, M Chronic = 1

 

 

<14.0% HYDROCARBONS

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Danger Asp. Tox. 1, H304

 

 

12.0% PINENES (ALPHA OR BETA)

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Dgr Flam. Liq. 3, H226, Asp. Tox. 1, H304, Skin Sens. 1, H317, Aquatic Acute 1, H400, M Acute = 1, Aquatic Chronic 1, H410, M Chronic = 1

 

 

<11.0% CAMPHOR CAS: 76-22-2, EC: 200-945-0

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

 

 

<7.0% (R)-P-MENTHA-1,8-DIENE CAS: 5989-27-5, EC: 227-813-5

 

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

 

 

<4.0% CAMPHENE CAS: 79-92-5, EC: 201-234-8

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Danger, Flam. Sol. 2, H228, Eye Irrit. 2, H319, Aquatic Acute 1, H400, M Acute = 1, Aquatic Chronic 1, H410, M Chronic = 1

 

 

<2.0% Clove Terpenes CAS: 68917-29-3, EC: 284-638-7

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Danger, Asp. Tox. 1, H304

 

 

<1.5% BORNEOL CAS: 507-70-0, EC: 208-080-0

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Danger, Flam. Sol. 2, H228

 

 

<1.0% BORNEOL ACETATE CAS: 76-49-3, EC: 200-964-4

 

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

 

 

<1.0% TERPINEOL CAS: CAS: 8000-41-7, EC: 232-268-1

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Warning, Flam. Liq. 3, H226, Skin Irrit. 2, H315, Eye Irrit. 2, H319

 

 

<0.8% PARA-CYMENE CAS: 99-87-6, EC: 202-796-7

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

 

 

<0.7% BETA-CARYOPHYLLENE CAS: 87-44-5, EC: 201-746-1

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Danger, Asp. Tox. 1, H304

 

 

<0.6% G-TERPINENE CAS: 99-85-4, EC: 202-794-6

 

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

 

 

<0.45% ALPHA-TERPINEOL CAS: 98-55-5, EC: 202-680-6

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Warning, Flam. Liq. 3, H226, Skin Irrit. 2, H315, Eye Irrit. 2, H319

 

 

<0.2% LINALOOL CAS: 78-70-6, EC: 201-134-4

 

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

 

 

<0.2% MYRCENE CAS: 123-35-3, EC: 204-622-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Danger, Flam. Liq. 3, H226, Asp. Tox. 1, H304, Aquatic Chronic 3, H412

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Remove victim immediately from source of exposure. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

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 and consult a doctor. Seek medical attention immediately, showing the label.

If swallowed accidentally, do not allow to drink, do not induce vomiting and transfer to hospital immediately by ambulance. Show the label to the doctor.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing and wash the skin thoroughly with soap and water or a recognised cleaner. Watch out for any remaining product between skin and clothing, watches, shoes, etc. In the event of an allergic reaction, seek medical attention.

If the contaminated area is widespread and/or there is damage to the skin, a doctor must be consulted or the patient transferred to hospital.

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

 

Keep packages near the fire cool, to prevent pressurised containers from bursting.

 

Suitable methods of extinction: Chemical powders, carbon dioxide and other extinguishing gas are suitable for small fires.

 

Prevent the effluent of fire-fighting measures from entering drains or waterways.

 

Unsuitable methods of extinction

In the event of a fire, do not use: water.

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)

- carbon dioxide (CO2)

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Fire-fighting personnel are to be equipped with autonomous insulating breathing apparatus.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Consult the safety measures listed under headings 7 and 8.

 

For non first aid worker

Avoid any contact with the skin and eyes.

 

For first aid worker

First aid workers will be equipped with suitable personal protective equipment (See section 8).

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

Contain and control the leaks or spills with non-combustible absorbent materials such as sand, earth, vermiculite, diatomaceous earth in drums for waste disposal.

Prevent any material from entering drains or waterways.

If the product contaminates waterways, rivers or drains, alert the relevant authorities in accordance with statutory procedures

Use drums to dispose of collected waste in compliance with current regulations (see section 13).

6.3 

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up.

 

Clean preferably with a detergent, do not use solvents.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

No additional data available.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Always wash hands after handling.

Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-using.

Remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas.

 

Fire prevention :

Handle in well-ventilated areas.

Prevent the formation of flammable or explosive concentrations in air and avoid vapour concentrations higher than the occupational exposure limits.

Never inhale this mixture.

Prevent the accumulation of electrostatic charges with connections to earth.

The mixture can become electrostatically charged : always earth during decanting operations. Wear antistatic shoes and clothing and floors should be electrically conductive.

Use the mixture in premises free of naked flames or other sources of ignition and ensure that electrical equipment is suitably protected.

Keep packages tightly closed and away from sources of heat, sparks and naked flames.

Do not use tools which may produce sparks. Do not smoke.

Prevent access by unauthorised personnel.

 

Recommended equipment and procedures :

For personal protection, see section 8.

Observe precautions stated on label and also industrial safety regulations.

Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.

 

Prohibited equipment and procedures :

No smoking, eating or drinking in areas where the mixture is used.

Never open the packages under pressure.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Storage

Keep the container tightly closed in a dry, well-ventilated place.

Keep away from food and drink, including those for animals.

Keep away from all sources of ignition - do not smoke.

Keep well away from all sources of ignition, heat and direct sunlight.

Avoid accumulation of electrostatic charges.

 

Packaging

Always keep in packaging made of an identical material to the original.

7.3 

Specific end use(s) 

 

No additional data available.

08. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 

Control parameters 

 

- ACGIH TLV (American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Threshold Limit Values, 2010) :

       CAS                  TWA :                 STEL :                      Ceiling :               Definition :                Criteria :

       80-56-8           20ppm               -                                -                            -                                  -

       76-22-2           2ppm                  3 ppm                     -                            -                                  -

 

- France (INRS - ED984 :2008) :

CAS                         VME-ppm :        VME-mg/m3 :       VLE-ppm :          VLE-mg/m3 :        Notes :       TMP No :

76-22-2                  2                          12                            -                           -                              -                  -

 

- UK / WEL (Workplace exposure limits, EH40/2005, 2007) :

CAS                        TWA :                  STEL :                      Ceiling :                Definition :               Criteria :

76-22-2                 2 ppm                  3 ppm                     -                             -                                 -

 

8.2 

Exposure controls 

Protective Equipment

 

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Process Conditions 

Provide eyewash station.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

For high concentrations use respiratory equipment.

Hand Protection

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

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.

Hygiene Measures

Good personal hygiene practices are always advisable, especially when working with chemicals / oils. Never eat, drink or smoke during use. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-using. Ensure that there is adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.

Personal Protection 

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

Skin Protection 

Avoid skin contact.

Wear suitable protective clothing.

Suitable type of protective clothing :

In the event of substantial spatter, wear liquid-tight protective clothing against chemical risks (type 3) in accordance with EN14605 to prevent skin contact.

In the event of a risk of splashing, wear protective clothing against chemical risks (type 6) in accordance with EN13034 to prevent skin contact.

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

Fluid liquid

Colour

Colourless to Pale yellow

Odour

Characteristic, cineol, more or less camphor

Relative Density

0.895 - 0.905 @ 20⁰C

Flash Point (°C)

23°C <= PE <= 55°C

Refractive Index

1.465 - 1.467 @ 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.

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

 

This substance is stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions in section 7.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No additional data available.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Any apparatus likely to produce a flame or to have a metallic surface at high temperature (burners, electric arcs, furnaces etc.) must not be allowed on the premises.

Avoid :

- accumulation of electrostatic charges.

- heating

- heat

- flames and hot surfaces

- humidity

 

 

 

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Keep away from :

- water

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

The thermal decomposition may release/form :

- carbon monoxide (CO)

- carbon dioxide (CO2)

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

No toxicological data available for the substances.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

May cause an allergic reaction by skin contact.

May cause damage to organs.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

No additional data available.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

No additional data available.

 

Germ Cell Mutagenicity

No additional data available.

 

Carcinogenicity

CAS 5989-27-5 : IARC Group 3 : The agent is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans.

 

Reproductive toxicity

No additional data available.

 

STOT-single exposure

No additional data available.

 

STOT-repeated exposure

No additional data available.

 

Aspiration hazard

Aspiration toxicity includes severe acute effects such as chemical pneumonia, varying degrees of pulmonary injury or death following

aspiration.

 

Photo-toxicity

No additional data available.

 

Other Information

Monograph(s) from the IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) :

CAS 5989-27-5 : IARC Group 3 : The agent is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans.

12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 

Toxicity

 

Very to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

The product must not be allowed to run into drains or waterways.

No aquatic toxicity data available for the mixture.

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

 

No additional data available.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

Do not pour into drains or waterways.

 

Waste :

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

1169

 

UN No. SEA

1169

 

UN No. AIR

1169

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

UN1169=EXTRACTS, AROMATIC, LIQUID

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

ADR/RID/ADN Class 3

ADR/RID/ADN Class 3

IMDG Class 3

ICAO Class/Division 3

 

Transport Labels

 

 

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-E,S-D

Emergency Action Code F1

Hazard No. (ADR) 90 Environmentally hazardous substance

Tunnel Restriction Code (D/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.

H228 Flammable solid.

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.

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

31/05/16

Reason for revision

Updated new format SDS

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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