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MSDS - Yarrow - Achillea millefolium - Essential Oil


YARROW ESSENTIAL OIL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

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

1.1

Product Identifier 

Product Name 

Yarrow Oil

Biological Definition

Achillea Millefolium Oil is the essential oil obtained from the flowering herb of the Yarrow, Achillea millefolium L., Asteraceae

INCI Name

Achillea Millefolium Oil  

Synonyms & Trade Names

Milfoil oil 

CAS-No

8022-07-9 / 84082-83-7

EC No.

- / 282-030-6

EINECS No.

- / 282-030-6

1.2

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

 

Cosmetics, aroma therapy, food ,flavours

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 

 

Flammable liquid

Classification (EC 1272/2008)

 

Flammable Liquid H226

2.2 

Label Elements 

Label in accordance with (EC) No 1272/2008   

 

     GHS02

 

Signal Word

Warning

Contains

Contains no hazardous substances

Hazard Statements

 

H226  Flammable  Liquid and vapour

Precautionary Statements

 

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

P233 Keep container tightly closed.

P235 Keep cool.

P240 Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.

P241 Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/…/ equipment.

P242 Use only non-sparking tools.

P243 Take precautionary measures against static discharge.

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

P303 IF ON SKIN (or hair):

P353 Rinse skin with water/shower.

P361 Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.

P370 In case of fire:

P378 Use … for extinction.

P403 Store in a well-ventilated place.

P501 Dispose of contents/container to …

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

3.1

Substances

 

8.00%β-Pinene Cas. No: 127-91-3, EC No: 204-872-5

 

Classification (EC 1272/2008); Danger, Flam. Liq. 3 – H226, Skin Sens. 1 – H317 , Asp Tox. 1 – H304, Aquatic Chronic 1 – H410

 

 

8.00% Sabinene  Cas. No.  3387-41-5, EC. 222-212-4

Classification (EC 1272/2008); Asp Tox. 1 – H304, Skin Sens. 1 – H317 , Aquatic Chronic 1 – H410

 

04. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1

Description of first aid measures

Inhalation 

Remove affected person to fresh air.  Seek medical attention if any discomfort continues.

 Ingestion

Rinse mouth with water. Do not induce vomiting. Drink plenty of water.  Seek medical attention if discomfort occurs.

Skin Contact 

Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin with soap and water. Seek 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. Seek medical attention if irritation continues.

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: Carbon dioxide (CO2). Dry Chemical Powder. Sand.

Unsuitable extinguishing media:  Water. Water with full jet.

5.2 

Special hazards arising from the product

 

No additional data available

 

 

 

5.3 

Advice for firefighters

 

Mount respiratory protective device.

06. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

 

Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away. Ensure adequate ventilation.

6.2 

Environmental Precautions

 

Do not discharge into drains, water courses or onto the ground. Dispose of in line with Local authority guidelines.

6.3 

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up.

 

Soak up spillage with sand or other inert material. Transfer soaked material to suitable waste container and dispose according to prevailing regulations. Do not flush with water or aqueous cleansing agents.

6.4 

Reference to other sections

 

Sections  8 and 12

07. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 

Precautions for safe handling

 

Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace. Do not smoke, drink, eat when using. Keep away from sources of ignition. Protect against electrostatic charges.

7.2 

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

 

Keep containers tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.

Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking

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 adequate ventilation.

Engineering Measures

No additional data available

Respiratory Equipment

Ensure area is well ventilated. In case of brief exposure or low pollution use respiratory filter device. In case of intensive or longer exposure use respiratory protective device that is independent of circulating air.  

Hand Protection

Wear protective gloves to avoid skin contact.

Eye Protection

Wear tightly sealed safety goggles or face shield.

Other Protection

No additional data available

Hygiene Measures

Good personal hygiene practices are always advisable, especially when working with chemicals / oils.

Personal Protection 

Avoid contact with eyes and skin.

Skin Protection 

Wear protective clothing to avoid skin contact. Take precautionary measures against static discharges

Environmental Exposure Controls 

Avoid discharging into drainage water.

09. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 

Information on basic physical and chemical properties 

Appearance

Liquid 

Colour

Pale blue to blue

Odour

Characteristic

Relative Density

0.890  -  0.930 @ 20°C

Flash Point (°C)

54

Refractive Index

No additional data available

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

Miscible or difficult to mix

Auto-ignition temperature (°C)

Product does not self ignite

9.2 

Other information 

 

No additional data available.

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 

Reactivity

 

No significant reactivity hazard under proper handling.

10.2 

Chemical stability

 

Stable under normal conditions of use.

10.3 

Possible hazardous reactions

 

No dangerous reactions known.

10.4 

Conditions to Avoid

 

No additional data available.

10.5 

Incompatible materials

 

No additional data available.

10.6 

Hazardous Decomposition Products

 

No decomposition if used according to specifications.

11. TOXOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 

Information on toxicological effects 

 

Acute Toxicity

No additional data available.

 

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

 

Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment

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

 

Do not release into the environment in large quantities. Collect and dispose of waste product at an authorised disposal facility. Product remainders should not intrude soil or waters.

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

 

Extracts, Aromatic, Liquid 

14.3 

Transport hazard class(es)

 

ADR/RID/ADN Class: 3 (Flammable Liquid)

IMDG Class: 3 (Flammable Liquid)

ICAO Class/Division: 3 (Flammable Liquid)

 

Transport Labels

 Vehicle label 250mm x 250mm Class 3      

 

14.4 

Packing group

 

ADR/RID/ADN Packing group III (Substances presenting low danger)

IMDG Packing group III (Substances presenting low danger)

ICAO Packing group III (Substances presenting low danger)

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

 

Not defined

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).

Approved Code of Practise

Classification and Labelling of Substances and Preparations Dangerous for Supply. Safety Data Sheets for Substances and Preparations.

Guidance Notes

CHIP for everyone HSG(108). Workplace Exposure Limits EH40

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 data available  

16. OTHER INFORMATION

Hazard and/or Precautionary Statements in Full

H226     Flammable  Liquid and vapour

H304     May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction

H410     Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Other Information

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Revision Date

31/07/2015

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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