1. Product Identification:

Product Name: Cardamom Oil

Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum L.

INCI Name: Elletaria cardamom seed oil

CAS #: 8000-66-6

Country of Origin: India


2. Classification:

Chemical Identification: Cardamom essential oil

UN No. 1169: Liquid aromatic extract.

Packaging Group: III     Class: 3


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3. Hazardous Ingredients Information:



4. Physical & Chemical Properties:

Appearance: Colorless to very pale yellow clear liquid.

Odor: Characteristic sweet somewhat spicy odor.

Solubility: Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.

Boiling Point: 188 C

Specific Gravity: 0.917 0.947 @ 20C

Optical Rotation:  +22.0 - +44.0 @ 20C

Refractive Index: 1.463 1.466 @ 20C

Acid Value: 0.36 1.30

Ester Value: 96 157

Extraction Method: Steam distillation of the dried fruits/seeds.

Contents: 1,8-cineole, eucalyptol, limonene, terpinyl acetate, myrcene, linalyl acetate, linalool

Flash Point: 66 C


5. Fire/Explosion Hazard:

Flash Point:  66 C

Combustible liquid. Will ignite if moderately heated.


6. Reactivity/Stability Data:

Reactivity: Stable.

Decomposition: When heated to decomposition produces acrid fumes and carbon monoxide smoke.


7. Toxicological Properties/Information:

Non toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing.


8. Preventive Data:

Spillage: Absorb spills, cover with an inert, non-combustible, inorganic absorbent material, and remove to an approved disposal container.

Fire: Recommended extinguishing media CO2, foam and dry chemicals. DO NOT use direct water jet on burning material.

Environment: Keep away from drains, surface and ground water.

Storage: Store in cool, dry and well ventilated area protected in tightly closed container away from sources of ignition, heat and sunlight. Keep air contact to minimum.


9. First Aid Measures:

Eye contact: Flush with water for at least 15 minutes. Call physician if irritation persists.

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. Avoid casual breathing.

Ingestion: Rinse mouth and consult a physician immediately. Never-give anything by mouth if victim is unconscious, is rapidly-losing consciousness, or is convulsing.

Skin contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash with soap and plenty of water.


11. Individual Protection for Industrial Use:

Use safety glasses.

Avoid breathing in product by ensuring good ventilation when handling.

Avoid skin contact by using chemical resistant gloves.


12. Preparation Information:

Quality Assurance


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Revision Date: January 29, 2009




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WFMED expressly disclaims responsibility as to the ordinary or otherwise use(s).  Furthermore, WFMED as to the fitness for any use should consider nothing container herein as a recommendation.  The liability of WFMED is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss.