Aniseed Oil EP MSDS
Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Name: Aniseed Oil EP
Catalog Codes: SLA2044
TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Aniseed Oil EP
CI#: Not available.
Synonym: Oil Star Anise Chinese, FCC; Illicium Verum
Hook Oil Aniseed; Star oil (Illicium verum hook, F.); Star Anise
Oil (Illicium veru hook, F.)
Chemical Name: Aniseed Oil
Chemical Formula: Not available.
Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
Name CAS # % by Weight
Aniseed Oil EP 8007-70-3 100
Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Aniseed Oil EP: ORAL (LD50): Acute: 2250 mg/kg [Rat]. DERMAL (LD50): Acute: >5000
Section 3: Hazards Identification
Potential Acute Health Effects:
Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of inhalation. Slightly hazardous in case of
skin contact (permeator), of ingestion.
Potential Chronic Health Effects:
CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Mutagenic for bacteria and/or yeast.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available.
Repeated or prolonged exposure is not known to aggravate medical condition.
Section 4: First Aid Measures
Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at
least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Remove
contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get
Serious Skin Contact:
Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream. Seek medical
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get
Serious Inhalation: Not available.
Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an
unconscious person. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. Get medical attention if
Serious Ingestion: Not available.
Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data
Flammability of the Product: Combustible.
Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not available.
Flash Points: CLOSED CUP: 83.333°C (182°F). (Tagliabue.)
Flammable Limits: Not available.
Products of Combustion: Not available.
Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:
Flammable in presence of open flames and sparks, of heat.
Non-flammable in presence of shocks.
Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances:
Risks of explosion of the product in presence of mechanical impact: Not available.
Risks of explosion of the product in presence of static discharge: Not available.
Fire Fighting Media and Instructions:
SMALL FIRE: Use DRY chemical powder.
LARGE FIRE: Use water spray, fog or foam. Do not use water jet.
Special Remarks on Fire Hazards: Not available.
Special Remarks on Explosion Hazards: Not available.
Section 6: Accidental Release Measures
Small Spill: Absorb with an inert material and put the spilled material in an appropriate waste disposal.
Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Stop leak if without risk. If the product is in its solid
form: Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. If the product is in its liquid
form: Absorb with an inert material and put the spilled material in an appropriate waste disposal. Finish cleaning
by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate through the sanitary system.
Section 7: Handling and Storage
Keep locked up.. Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Ground all equipment containing
material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe gas/fumes/ vapor/spray. Wear suitable protective clothing. In case of
insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment. If ingested, seek medical advice immediately and
show the container or the label. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Keep container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use. Avoid
all possible sources of ignition (spark or flame).
Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Provide exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep the airborne concentrations of vapors below their
respective threshold limit value. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are proximal to the
Splash goggles. Lab coat. Vapor respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent.
Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill:
Splash goggles. Full suit. Vapor respirator. Boots. Gloves. A self contained breathing apparatus should be
used to avoid inhalation of the product. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist
BEFORE handling this product.
Exposure Limits: Not available.
Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical state and appearance: Liquid.
Odor: Characteristic. Sweetish. Anise (Strong.)
Molecular Weight: Not available.
Color: Colorless to light yellow.
pH (1% soln/water): Not applicable.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Melting Point: 16.5°C (61.7°F)
Critical Temperature: Not available.
Specific Gravity: 0.98 @ 25 deg. C (Water = 1)
Vapor Pressure: Not available.
Vapor Density: Not available.
Volatility: Not available.
Odor Threshold: Not available.
Water/Oil Dist. Coeff.: Not available.
Ionicity (in Water): Not available.
Dispersion Properties: See solubility in water, diethyl ether.
Soluble in diethyl ether.
Insoluble in cold water, hot water.
Soluble in alcohol.
Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data
Stability: The product is stable.
Instability Temperature: Not available.
Conditions of Instability: Heat, ignition sources (flame, sparks), incompatible materials.
Incompatibility with various substances: Not available.
Corrosivity: Not available.
Special Remarks on Reactivity:
No other information found at this time.
Special Remarks on Corrosivity: Not available.
Polymerization: Will not occur.
Section 11: Toxicological Information
Routes of Entry: Absorbed through skin. Eye contact. Inhalation.
Toxicity to Animals:
Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 2250 mg/kg [Rat].
Acute dermal toxicity (LD50): >5000 mg/kg [Rabbit].
Chronic Effects on Humans: MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Mutagenic for bacteria and/or yeast.
Other Toxic Effects on Humans:
Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of inhalation.
Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (permeator), of ingestion.
Special Remarks on Toxicity to Animals: Not available.
Special Remarks on Chronic Effects on Humans: Not available.
Special Remarks on other Toxic Effects on Humans:
Acute Potential Health Effects:
Skin: May cause skin irritation.
Eyes: May cause eye irritation.
Ingestion: May cause gastrointestinal tract irritation.
Inhalation: Inhalation of mist or vapor may cause respiratory tract irritation.
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Section 12: Ecological Information
Ecotoxicity: Not available.
BOD5 and COD: Not available.
Products of Biodegradation:
Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may
Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.
Special Remarks on the Products of Biodegradation: Not available.
Section 13: Disposal Considerations
Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state and local environmental
Section 14: Transport Information
DOT Classification: Not a DOT controlled material (United States).
Identification: Not applicable.
Special Provisions for Transport: Not applicable.
Section 15: Other Regulatory Information
Federal and State Regulations: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Anise Oil
Other Regulations: OSHA: Hazardous by definition of Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).
WHMIS (Canada): Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).
R36/38- Irritating to eyes and skin.
S2- Keep out of the reach of children.
S46- If swallowed, seek medical advice
immediately and show this container or label.
Health Hazard: 2
Fire Hazard: 2
Personal Protection: h
National Fire Protection Association (U.S.A.):
Vapor respirator. Be sure to use an
approved/certified respirator or