MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET 1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION & COMPANY. 2. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS. DEFINITION/BOTANICAL ORIGIN: The volatile oil obtained by expression from the ripe peel of the fruit Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck (Fam. Rutaceae) / citrus dulcis. H-No: 3301.12 CAS No: 8008-57-9 Status: Natural CoE No: 143 FEMA: 2824 Additives: None FDA: 182.20 IFRA: see section 16 Application: Aromatherapy, skincare, flavourings etc RIFM: EINECS: 232-433-8 Country of origin: Brazil INCI name: Citrus dulcis (also known as Citrus aurantium dulcis) 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION: Xn Harmful; R10 Flammable liquid 4. FIRST-AID MEASURES: INHALATION: Remove from exposure site to fresh air. Keep at rest. Obtain medical attention. EYE CONTACT: Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 mins. Contact a doctor if symptoms persist. 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 (Section 15) 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 burning material. SPECIAL MEASURES: Avoid vapour inhalation. Keep away from sources of ignition. Do not smoke. Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus & protective clothing. 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 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, do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling. Avoid static discharges. 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 minimum. 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. SKIN 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: Yellow-red through to orange-brown liquid. APPEARANCE: Mobile liquid ODOUR: Citrus, reminding of orange peel FLASH POINT C: 46-50 SPECIFIC GRAVITY AT 200C: 0.835 - 0.855 REFRACTIVE INDEX @ 20C: 1.460 - 1.485 ALDEHYDES AS CITRAL: 0.7% to 1.7% Typical 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. LD 50 Orl-rat: >5g / Kg Food and Cosmetic Toxicol (1974) I2 (3), 733. LD 50 Orl-rabbit >5g/Kg Food and Cosmetic Toxicol (1974) I2(3), 733. 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. UN 1993: applies Road (ADR/RID): Class 3 item 31c Air (IATA): Class 3 packing Gp III SEA (IMDG): Class 3 CHIP: See section 15 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION. According to Directive 88/379/EEC HAZARDS: Harmful SYMBOLS: Xn RISK PHRASES: R10 Flammable liquid R65 Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed SAFETY PHRASES: S62 If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice immediately 16. OTHER INFORMATION. Cosmetics Directive 7th Amendment: Restrictions may apply. A source of Citral, Limonene and Linalool, listed as sensitisers. Check maximum usage levels for skin care products. PACKAGING. Type Suitability Glass Yes Lacquer lined steel/tin Yes Aluminium Yes HPPE No F/HDPE Yes Other plastic No SHELF LIFE When stored within advised conditions, re-test after 12 months then at 3 monthly intervals up to a maximum life of 36 months. Q.C. REQUIREMENTS. 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.