MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET 1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION & COMPANY. PRODUCT NAME: Geranium Oil (Egypt) 2. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS. DEFINITION/BOTANICAL ORIGIN: dentification: Geranium oil Egypt is obtained by the steam distillation of the flowering herb Pelargonium graveolens l�Heritier ex Aiton, P. roseum Willdenow, and other nondefined hybrids. Tariff No: 3301.21 CAS No: 8000-46-2 Status: natural Additives: none FDA: Rose Geranium oil (taken to be Algerian, Moroccan, Bourbon & Spanish origins) is �182.20. Other types are �182.10 & �182.10 FCCIV: IFRA: see section 16 Application: Aromatherapy, skin care etc. RIFM: mongraph EINECS: 90082-46-5 RTECS: INCI name: Pelargonium graveolens 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION: Concentrated product. Do not ingest. Observe good housekeeping procedures when handling. 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. 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 to yellow-brown liquid. APPEARANCE: Mobile liquid ODOUR: Rosaecous, somewhat minty geranium leaf odour with tobacco note undertone. FLASH POINT �C: 64 (closed cup) SPECIFIC GRAVITY @ 20�C: 0.882 - 0.905 OPTICAL ROTATION @ 20�C: -14� to -8� REFRACTIVE INDEX @ 20�C: 1.461 - 1.477 SOLUBILITY IN 90% ETHANOL @ 20�C: Soluble 1 + 3 SOLUBILITY IN VEGETABLE OILS: SOLUBLE SOLUBILITY IN WATER: INSOLUBLE TYPICAL ANALYSIS BY GC/MS: 3-METHYL-1,3-PENTADIENE 0.02%, A-PINENE 0.51%, MYRCENE 0.06%, APHELLANDRENE 0.05%, LIMONENE 0.13%, 1,8-CINEOL tr, LINALOL OXIDE 0.07%, CIS ROSE OXIDE 1.41%, TRANS ROSE OXIDE 0.46%, MENTHONE 1.66%, ISOMENTHONE 5.30%, A-CUBEBENE 0.07%,, A-COPAENE 0.26%, B-BORBONENE 0.23%, LINALOL 4.7%, B-CARYOPHYLLENE 0.94%, CITRONELLYL FORMATE 6.99%, CITRONELLYL ACETATE 0.29%, MENTHOL 0.06%, GERANYL FORMATE 2.34%, A-HUMULENE 0.17%, GERANYL ACETATE 0.11%, GERMACRENE D 0.68%, A-TERPINEOL 0.14%, CITRONELLOL 28.56%, CITRONELLYL PROPIONATE 1.11%, CITRONELLYL BUTANOATE 1.08%, GERANYL PROPANOATE 0.73%, GERANIOL 14.05%, 10-EPI-GAMMA-EUDESMOL 5.38%, GERANYL BUTYRATE 0.78%, CITRONELLYL BUTANOATE 0.59%, GERANYL TIGLATE 0.98%, PHENYLETHYL TIGLATE 0.82%, CARYOPHYLLENE OXIDE 0.10%. 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. Found to be non-sensitising, non-irritating and non-photo-toxic to human skin: see Opdyke D.L.J. Food Cosmet. Toxicol. (1975) 13, 451 & FCT (1976) 14,781. Acute oral LD50: >5g/Kg Dermal LD50 : >5g/Kg 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 HAZARDS: n/a SYMBOLS: n/a RISK PHRASES: n/a SAFETY PHRASES: n/a 16. OTHER INFORMATION. Cosmetics Directive 7th Amendment: Restrictions may apply. A source of Citral, Gerianol, Citronellol, Limonene and Linalool, listed as sensitisers. Check maximum usage levels for skin care products. PACKAGING: Type Suitability SHELF LIFE When stored within advised conditions, re-test after 12 months, then at 3 monthly intervals 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. Glass Yes Lacquer lined steel/tin Yes Aluminium Yes HPPE No F/HDPE Yes Other plastic No 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. PDF created