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MSDS - Valerian Root - Valeriana Officinalis - Essential Oil


VALERIAN ROOT ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Valerian Root Oil

Biological Definition

The essential oil obtained by steam distillation of the root of Valeriana officinalis L.

INCI Name

Valeriana officinalis root oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

Valerian rhizome oil, Baldrian Oil

CAS-No

97927-02-1

EC No.

308-322-6

EINECS No.

308-322-6

1.2

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

 

Perfumes, fragrances.

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 displayed in Section 16.

Human health

May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways – H304

May cause an allergic skin reaction – H317

Causes serious eye irritation – H319

Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects – H410

Environment

The product contains a substance which may cause long term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

Physical and Chemical Hazards : Not classified.

Human health :                Asp. Tox. 1 - H304

Skin Sens. 1 H317

Eye Irrit. 2 H319

Environment : Aquatic Chronic 3 - H410

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    GHS07         GHS09        GHS08

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Signal Word

Danger

Contains

Limonene.

Hazard Statements

 

H304May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H317May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H319Causes serious eye irritation.

H411Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements

 

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

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

P273 Avoid release to the environment

P305/351/338 IF IN EYES: rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P301/310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTRE or doctor/physician.

P331 Do NOT induce vomiting

Supplementary Precautionary Statements

 

P391 Collect spillage

2.3

Other Hazards 

PBT or vPvB according to Annex XIII

No.

Adverse physio-chemical properties

Combustible but should not self-ignite.

Adverse effects on human health

May cause sensitisation of skin & eyes.

03. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.1

Substances

 

15.0 – 32.0% CAMPHENE CAS: 79-92-5, EC: 201-234-8

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

M Chronic = 1

 

 

4.0 – 8.0% Alpha-pinene CAS-No.: 80-56-8 EC No.: 201-291-9

 

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

 

 

3.0 – 5.0% Beta-Pinene CAS: 127-91-3, EC: 204-872-5

 

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

 

 

1.5 – 3.0% Limonene CAS-No.: 5989-27-5 EC No.: 227-813-5

 

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

Aquatic Acute 1 - H400, Aquatic Chronic 1 - H410

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Remove immediately from source of exposure into fresh air. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

 Ingestion

DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING! Immediately rinse mouth and provide fresh air. Get medical attention.

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 immediately. Continue to rinse.

 

4.2

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

 

Observe risk of aspiration if vomiting occurs.

4.3

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

 

Treat symptomatically.

05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

Extinguishing media: Carbon dioxide (CO2). Powder.

Unsuitable extinguishing media: Full water jet.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

B (Fires of liquids or liquid turning substances).  In case of fire toxic fumes like carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide may be liberated. Burning produces heavy smoke.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Move undamaged containers from immediate hazard area if it can be done safely. Use suitable breathing apparatus. Wear suitable equipment for self protection.

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, eyes and clothing. 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 courses 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

 

Handle in accordance with good hygiene and safety practice. Provide earthing of containers, equipment, pumps and ventilation facilities. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Keep away from food, drink and animal feed products. When using do not smoke, drink or eat. Wear suitable clothing to avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid inhalation of product vapours. Provide adequate ventilation of working area.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Keep product in its original container well sealed, in a dry, ventilated area, away from potential sources of ignition and protected from light. 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

 

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Process Conditions 

Provide eyewash station.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

For high concentrations use respiratory equipment.

Hand Protection

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 

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of vapours.

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 to red/brown

Odour

Characteristic – warm, woody with balsamic undertones.

Relative Density

0.930 - 0.984 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

75

Refractive Index

1.445 - 1.500 @ 20°C

Melting Point (°C)

-21.1

Boiling Point (°C)

270 @760mm Hg

Vapour Pressure

1.13 x 10-11 mm Hg @ 25°C

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

 

Avoid contact with; strong oxidising agents, strong reducing agents, acids, bases, acid anhydride and alkali metals.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under the recommended handling and storage conditions.

 

 

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No hazardous reactions at proper usage and handling.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

Temperatures more than room temperature will benefit the transfer from liquid to vapour phase and formation of explosive atmospheres. Storing the product in open containers will benefit the formation of peroxides and derogate the quality.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

No additional data available.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

No dangerous decomposition products known.

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

LD50 (oral) in mg/kg: 15000

LD50 (dermal) in mg/kg: > 5000

 

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. Water Hazard Class; WGK-2.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

Collect and dispose of waste product in accordance with local authority guidelines using a hazardous chemical disposal company. Product remainders should not intrude soil or waters.

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

 

See sections 6-8.

14.7 

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

 

Packed and transferred according to transport regulations.

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

H304May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H317May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H319Causes serious eye irritation.

H411Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Other Information

None

Revision Date

04/03/2016

Reason for revision

New format and updated 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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