MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET 1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION & COMPANY. PRODUCT NAME: Clary Sage Oil 2. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS. DEFINITION/BOTANICAL ORIGIN: Volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of the flowering tops & foliage of cultivated Salvia sclarea L. (Fam. Labiatae). H-No: 3301.29 CAS No: 8016-63-5 Status: natural CoE No: 415 FEMA: 2321 Additives: none FCCIV: official FDA: 182.10 & 182.20 IFRA: see section 16 Application: Aromatherapy, skin care etc RIFM: monograph EINECS: 283-911-8 INCI name: Salvia sclarea 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION: R10 Flammable 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 FOR SPILLAGES: with an inert or non-combustible inorganic absorbent material, or 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 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. 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: Yellow-green APPEARANCE: Mobile liquid Odour: Herbaceous, characteristic of Clary Sage FLASH-POINT C : 57 REFRACTIVE INDEX @ 20C: 1.458 to 1.473 SPECIFIC GRAVITY @ 20C: 0.886 to 0.929 OPTICAL ROTATION @ 20C: -20 to -6 SOLUBILITY IN 90% ETHANOL @ 20C: 1 + 3 becoming opalescent on further dilution. SOLUBILITY IN VEGETABLE OILS: Soluble Solubility in water: Insoluble Content (as Linalyl acetate)(%): 48 75 TYPICAL ANALYSIS BY GC/MS: MYRCENE 0.32%, LIMONENE 0.13%, CIS-OCIMENE 0.15%, TRANS-OCIMENE 0.25%, LINALOL 6.2%, -TERPINEOL 0.97%, LINALYL FORMATE 0.12%, NEROL 0.2%, LINALYL ACETATE 70.2%, NERYL ACETATE 0.8%, GERANYL ACETATE 1.5%, -COPAENE 1.3%, -BOURBONENE 0.7%, -CARYOPHYLLENE 2.4%, -HUMULENE 0.08%, GERMACRENE D 7.3%, BICYCLOGERMACRENE 0.53%, -CADINENE 0.35%, SPATHULENOL 0.33%, CARYOPHYLLENE OXIDE 0.25%, EUDESMOL 0.35%, TRANS SCLAREOL OXIDE 0.68%, MANOOL 0.15%, SCLAREOL 2.7%. 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. Acute oral LD50: >5g/Kg. Non-toxic properties reported, but found moderately irritating to rabbit skin. See RIFM monographs (1974) FCT 12, (Suppl.) 865 & (1982) FCT 20, 823. 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: Class 3 item 31/c AIR (IATA): Class 3 packing group III SEA (IMDG): Class 3 (IMDG (PAG) 9028) CHIP: See section 15 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION. According to Directive 88/379/EEC HAZARDS: Flammable Liquid SYMBOLS: RISK PHRASES: R10 Flammable liquid SAFETY PHRASES: S16 Keep away from sources of ignition: No Smoking 16. OTHER INFORMATION. Cosmetics Directive 7th Amendment: Restrictions may apply. A source of Gerianol, 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 every 3 months up to a maximum shelf 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. 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