MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION & COMPANY.
PRODUCT NAME: Sandalwood Oil
2. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS.
DEFINITION/BOTANICAL ORIGIN: The volatile obtained by the steam distillation of the heartwood of
H-No: 3301.29 CAS No: 8806-87-9 Status: natural
CoE No: 420 FEMA: 3005 Additives: none
FDA: 172.510 IFRA: see section 16 RIFM: monograph
INCI name: Santalum album
3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION:
Concentrated product. Do not ingest. Observe good housekeeping procedures.
4. FIRST-AID MEASURES:
INHALATION: Remove from exposure site to fresh air. Keep at rest. Obtain medical
EYE CONTACT: Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 mins. Contact a doctor if
SKIN CONTACT: Remove contaminated clothes. Wash thoroughly with soap & water,
flush with plenty of water. If irritation persists, seek medical advice.
INGESTION: Rinse mouth out with water. Seek medical advice immediately.
OTHER: When assessing action take Risk & Safety Phrases into account
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA Use CO2, Dry Powder or Foam type Extinguishers, spraying
RECOMMENDED: extinguishing media to base of flames. Do not use direct water jet on
SPECIAL MEASURES: Avoid vapour inhalation. Keep away from sources of ignition. Do not
smoke. Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus &
EXTINGUISHING PROCEDURES: Closed containers may build up pressure when exposed to heat and
should be cooled with water spray.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES.
PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS: Avoid inhalation & direct contact with skin & eyes. Use individual
protective equipment (safety glasses, waterproof-boots, suitable
protective clothing) in case of major spillages.
ENVIRONMENT PRECAUTIONS: Keep away from drains, soils, surface & groundwaters.
CLEANING UP METHODS Remove all potential ignition sources. Contain spilled material. Cover
FOR SPILLAGES: with an inert or non-combustible inorganic absorbent material, sweep
up and remove to an approved disposal container. Observe state,
federal & local disposal regulations.
7. HANDLING & STORAGE.
PRECAUTIONS IN HANDLING: Apply good manufacturing practice & industrial hygiene practices,
ensuring proper ventilation. Observe good personal hygiene, and do
not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling.
STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store in tightly closed original container, in a cool, dry & ventilated area
away from heat sources & protected from light. Keep air contact to a
FIRE PROTECTION: Keep away from ignition sources & naked flames. Take precautions to
avoid static discharges in working area.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Avoid breathing product vapour. Apply local ventilation where possible.
VENTILATION: Ensure good ventilation of working area.
HAND PROTECTION: Avoid all skin contact. Use chemically resistant gloves if required.
EYE PROTECTION: Use safety glasses.
WORK/HYGIENE PRACTICES: Wash hands with soap & water after handling.
9. PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES.
COLOUR: Pale yellow
APPEARANCE: Viscous liquid
ODOUR: Warm, woody, balsamic
FLASH-POINT °C: >100
SPECIFIC GRAVITY @ 20°C: 0.950 - 0.990
REFRACTIVE INDEX @ 20°C: 1.485 - 1.520
SOLUBILITY IN 70% ETHANOL: 1+ 5 to 1+10
10. STABILITY & REACTIVITY.
REACTIVITY: It presents no significant reactivity hazards, by itself or in contact with
water. Avoid contact with strong acids, alkali or oxidising agents.
DECOMPOSITION: Liable to cause smoke & acrid fumes during combustion: carbon
monoxide, carbon dioxide & other non-identified organic compounds
may be formed.
11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION.
According to RIFM – monograph:
Acute toxicity: Oral LD50: 5g/kg in rats
Dermal LD50: 5g/kg in rabbits
Irritation: Tested without irritation at 10%
Sensitisation: Tested without sensitisation at 10%
Phototoxicity: No phototoxic reaction reported
12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION.
BIODEGRADABILITY: Data not available
PRECAUTIONS: Prevent surface contamination of soil, ground & surface water.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS.
Avoid disposing to drainage systems and into the environment. Seek expert advice.
14. TRANSPORT REGULATIONS.
Road (ADR/RID): n/a
AIR (IATA): n/a
SEA (IMDG): n/a
CHIP: See section 15
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION. According to Directive 88/379/EEC
RISK PHRASES: n/a
SAFETY PHRASES: n/a
16. OTHER INFORMATION.
Cosmetics Directive 7th Amendment: Not restricted
Lacquer lined steel/tin Yes
Other plastic No
When stored within advised conditions, re-test after 12 months then at 3 monthly intervals up to a
maximum shelf life of 36 months.
In-line with general product specification. Always satisfy suitability for specific application.
The data provided in this material safety data sheet is meant to represent typical data/analysis for this
product and is correct to the best of our knowledge. The data was obtained from current and reliable
sources, but is supplied without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding its’ correctness or accuracy. It
is the user's responsibility to determine safe conditions for the use of this product, and to assume liability
for loss, injury, damage or expense arising from improper use of this product. The information provided
does not constitute a contract to supply to any specification, or for any given application, and buyers
should seek to verify their requirements and product use.