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MSDS - Vetivert - Vetiveris zizanoides - Essential Oil


VETIVERT ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Vetivert Oil

Biological Definition

Vetiveria Zizanoides Root Oil is an essential oil distilled from the dried roots of the Vetivert, Vetiveria zizanoides, Poaceae.

INCI Name

Vetiveria Zizanoides Root Oil

Synonyms & Trade Names

-

CAS-No

8016-96-4 / 84238-29-9

EC No.

282-490-8

EINECS No.

282-490-8

1.2

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

 

For industrial use by professionals only.

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.

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

Physical and Chemical Hazards: Not classified.

Human health: Skin Sens. 1 - H317

Environment: Not Classified.

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      GHS07         

   

 

Signal Word

Warning.

Contains

Vetyverol

Hazard Statements

 

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Precautionary Statements

 

P261 Avoid breathing vapour/spray.

P272 Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.

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

P302+P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water.

P321 Specific treatment (see medical advice on this label).

P333+P313 If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

P362+P364 Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.

P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with national 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 – 60.0% VetyverolCAS-No: 89-88-3 EC No: 201-949-55

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008) Skin Irrit. 2 - H315,   Eye Irrit. 2 - H319,   Skin Sens. 1 - H317

 

 

1.0 – 5.0% Eugenyl Acetate CAS-No: 93-28-7 EC No: 202-235-6

 

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

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Remove affected person from source of contamination. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

Ingestion

Do not induce vomiting. Rinse mouth thoroughly with water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing immediately and wash skin with soap and water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

Eye Contact   

Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Continue to rinse for at least 15 minutes. Remove any contact lenses and open eyelids wide apart. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

4.2

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

 

Skin contact: Irritating to skin.

4.3

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

 

No additional data available.

05. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 

Extinguishing Media

 

Suitable extinguishing media: Water spray, dry powder or carbon dioxide. Fight larger fires with water spray                                           or alcohol resistant foam.

 

Unsuitable extinguishing media: Do not use water jet as an extinguisher, as this will spread the fire.

 

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

In case of fire, toxic fumes like carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide may be liberated. Burning produces heavy smoke.

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Use protective equipment appropriate for surrounding materials.

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. Avoid contact with skin. Avoid inhalation of vapours.

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 spillage with inert, damp, non-combustible material. Dispose of waste to licensed waste disposal site in accordance with the requirements of the local Waste Disposal Authority.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

For personal protection, see Section 8.

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Provide adequate ventilation. Apply good manufacturing practice and industrial hygiene practices. Keep containers sealed when not in use.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Store in tightly-closed, original container in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.

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

 

Process Conditions 

Provide eyewash station.

Engineering Measures

Provide adequate ventilation.

Respiratory Equipment

Generally unnecessary in a well ventilated area. If ventilation is insufficient, respiratory protection must be worn.

Hand Protection

Chemical resistant gloves (PVC)

Eye Protection

Wear approved safety goggles.

Other Protection

Wear apron or protective clothing in case of contact.

Hygiene Measures

Good personal hygiene practices are always advisable, especially when working with chemicals / oils. Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.

Personal Protection 

Avoid inhalation and contact with skin and eyes.

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

Viscous liquid, brown orange to red.  

Colour

Brown Orange to Red.

Odour

Characteristic.

Relative Density

0.960 – 1.012 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

100

Refractive Index

1.510  -  1.530 @ 20°C

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

No additional data available.

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 heat, flames and other sources of ignition.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

Avoid bases, strong acids and oxidising agents.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

No additional data available.

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

Acute toxicity - oral

ATE oral (mg/kg) 26,315.79

 

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

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

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

 

No additional data available.

13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 

Waste treatment  methods

 

Dispose of waste product or used containers in accordance with local regulations.

14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

14.1 

UN number

 

UN No. Road

Not bound by transport regulations.

 

UN No. SEA

Not bound by transport regulations.

 

UN No. AIR

Not bound by transport regulations.

14.2 

UN proper shipping name

 

Not bound by transport regulations.

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

Not bound by transport regulations.

14.4 

Packing group

 

Not bound by transport regulations.

14.5 

Environmental hazards

 

None.

14.6 

Special precautions for user

 

None.

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

H302 Harmful if swallowed.

H315 Causes skin irritation.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction.

H319 Causes serious eye irritation.

Other Information

None

Revision Date

26/07/2016

Reason for revision

Update to new format

Rev No/Repl, SDS Generated

02 replaces 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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