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MSDS - Thyme - Thymus vulgaris - Essential Oil


THYME WHITE ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Thyme Oil White

Biological Definition

Thymus Vulgaris Leaf Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the leaves of Thymus vulgaris, Lamiaceae 

INCI Name

Thymus vulgaris Leaf Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

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CAS-No

84929-51-1

EC No.

284-535-7

EINECS No.

284-535-7

1.2

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

 

Flavour and fragrance.

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)

 

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   GHS08            GHS07          GHS09          GHS02          GHS05

       

 

Signal Word

Danger

Contains

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Hazard Statements

 

H226 Flammable liquid and vapour.

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H411 Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements

 

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

P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.

P273 Avoid release to the environment.

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

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

P331 Do NOT induce vomiting.

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

P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

P305+P351+P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if

present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P391 Collect spillage.

P501 Dispose of contents/container according to the local regulations..

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

No additional data available

03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.2

Mixtures

 

30.0 – 40.0% Paracymene 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

 

 

<30.0% Thymol CAS-No.: 89-83-8, EC No.: 201-944-8

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Acute Tox. 4 - H302, Skin Corr. 1B - H314, Aquatic Chronic 2 - H411

 

 

2.0 – 4.0% 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

 

0.5 – 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 Asp Tox. 1 – H304, Skin Sens. 1 – H317 Aquatic Acute 1 – H400, Aquatic Chronic 1 – H410

 

<1.0% 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

 

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

Rinse mouth and drink abundant water to dilute substance. Avoid vomiting, risk of aspiration!

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothes. Wash affected areas with copious amounts of water.

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

 

After continuous contact with skin and/or eyes causes burns and sores of hard cicatrisation.

On a reduced number of people the exposure to the product may induce allergic reactions.

An intake of product at high concentration causes burns and ulcers of mucous membranes on mouth,

pharynx, oesophagus and gastrointestinal tract.

4.3

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

 

If the victim feels unwell, seek medical advice immediately.

If breathing is difficult then provide artificial respiration.

05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

Carbon dioxide, Dry powder or Foam. Cool containers with water.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

Combustible. Keep away from ignition sources.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

In the event of fire, combustion gas or dangerous vapours may appear. Generates explosive mixtures with air. Use chemical protection clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Avoid substance contact.

Proceed with ventilation if closed place. Do not inhale vapours. Keep away from ignition sources.

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

Keep away from sewerage, surface water and groundwater. Do not allow to enter sewerage system.

6.3 

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up.

 

Collect the spilled material with sand or absorbent material. Use only machines that produce no spark.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

See section 8 for Personal protection. See section 13 for Waste disposal methods.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Keep away from sources of ignition. The normal safety precautions for handling chemicals should always be observed. Do not eat, drink or smoke in work areas. Immediately change contaminated clothing. Wash hands after working with substance.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Store in full tight sealed containers in a well ventilated place, away from sources of ignition and heat, at temperature below 20 ºC and protected from light.

7.3 

Specific end use(s) 

 

No additional data available.

 

08. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 

Control parameters 

 

Causes severe burns in contact with eyes and skin..  

8.2 

Exposure controls 

Protective Equipment

 

 

Process Conditions 

Provide eyewash station.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.

Hand Protection

Compatible chemical-resistant gloves are compulsory.

Eye Protection

Chemical safety goggles are compulsory.

Other Protection

Measures should be taken to prevent materials from being splashed into the eyes or on the skin. Wear eyeshields and protective clothing.

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 

Avoid contact with skin. Wear suitable gloves.

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

Clear liquid

Colour

Pale yellow to yellow

Odour

Characteristic

Relative Density

0.905 - 0.935 @ 20⁰C

Flash Point (°C)

>60⁰C

Refractive Index

1.491 - 1.510 @ 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

 

Combustible.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

No additional data available.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No additional data available.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Keep away from ignition sources. Protect from light and air.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Strong oxidizers.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

Carbon Monoxide and Carbon dioxide.

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

There is no toxicological data available on this product.

 

Skin corrosion / irritation

Burns. May cause sensitization by skin contact.

 

Serious eye damage / irritation

Burns.

 

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

Irritations of mucous membranes, coughing and dyspnoea. Inhalation may lead to the formation of oedemas in the respiratory tract.

 

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

Damage of the respiratory tract. Burns the mucous membranes on the mouth, pharynx, oesophagus and gastrointestinal tract.

 

Photo-toxicity

No additional data available.

 

Other Information

Further hazardous properties cannot be excluded.

Normal safety precautions for handling chemical products should always be observed.

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

 

There is no quantitative data available about ecological effects of this product.

Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Do not allow the material to enter streams, sewers or other waterways.

 

 

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

This product and its packaging must be disposed according to local regulations.

This product would be burnt (always if it is according with local regulations) and it does not generate ashes.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

2924

 

UN No. SEA

2924

 

UN No. AIR

2924

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

FLAMMABLE LIQUID, CORROSIVE, N.O.S. (Contains CYMENES)

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

ADR/RID/ADN – Class 3 (8)

ADR/RID/ADN – Class 3 (8)

IMDG – Class 3 (8)

ICAO – Class 3 (8)

 

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

 

None

14.7 

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

 

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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.

H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

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.

Other Information

None

Revision Date

21/08/15

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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