MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET

SECTION: 1.1 PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

Product Name:

Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil

Botanical Name:

Eucalyptus citriadora

Synonyms:

Eucalyptus maculate citriadora, Corymbia citriadora, Eucalyptus citriadorous

INCI Name:

Eucalyptus citriadora oil

CAS #:

8000-48-4

County of Origin:

India

SECTION: 1.2 COMPANY IDENTIFICATION

Company:

WFMED

Address:

8245 Backlick Road Unit D and V
Lorton VA 22079

Telephone No:

(703) 339-5388

FAX:

(703) 339-1999

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER: (703) 339-5388

 

SECTION: 2. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION INGREDIENTS

Contents:

Citronellal, citronellol, isopulego, citronellyl acetate, a-pinene, b-pinene, cis-p-menthane-3,8-diol, trans-p-menthane-3,8-diol, isolimonene, 1,2-dihydrolimonene, 8,9-dihydrolimonene, isovaleric acid, p-cymene, caryophyllene

Citronellal Content:

70 80 %

Isopulego Content:

0.5 1.0 %

Citronellol Content:

4.5 6.0 %

 

SECTION: 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Citronella is reputed to be mutagenic.

Medical Information: N/A

 

SECTION: 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Eye Contact:

Contact with eyes can produce burning sensation. Irrigate with water immediately, continue flushing eyes with water for 15 minutes. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.

Inhalation:

Remove to fresh air. Give oxygen if breathing is labored and seek medical advice. Avoid casual breathing. Signs of over exposure are dizziness and nausea.

Ingestion:

Rinse mouth; dilute with milk or water and consult a physician immediately. Do not induce vomiting. Never-give anything by mouth if victim is unconscious, is rapidly-losing or is Convulsing.

Skin Contact:

Skin contact can produce irritation, or itching of the skin. Remove contaminated clothing Wash with soap and plenty of water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.

 

SECTION: 5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Flash Point:

53 C

Combustible liquid. Will ignite if moderately heated.

Extinguishing media:

Carbon Dioxide, dry chemical or foam. Closed containers may build up pressure at elevated temperature

Special Procedures:

Determine the need to evacuate or isolate the area according to your local emergency plan.

Unusual Firefighting Hazards:

None identified.

Protective Equipment:

Self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing should be worn when fighting fires involving essential oils or chemicals.

Combustion Product:

Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Dioxide

 

SECTION: 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal Precautions:

Use of self-contained breathing apparatus is recommended for any major chemical spill. Refer also to section 8.

Safety Precautions:

Eliminate all ignition sources. Ventilate area. Determine the need to evacuate or isolate the area according to your local emergency plan.

Environmental Precautions:

Keep away from drains, surface and ground water. Report spills to appropriate Authorities if required.

Methods For Cleaning Up:

Contain and collect with inert absorbent material and place in suitable container for disposal. Comply with all federal, state, and local regulation. Wipe small spills with cloth. Clean with hot water and detergent.

 

SECTION: 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling:

Avoid inhalation and contact with skin and eyes. Good personal hygiene practices should be used. Wash after any contact, before breaks and meals, and at the end of the work period. Contaminated clothing and shoes should be cleaned before re-use.

Storage:

Containers should be kept closed in order to minimize contamination. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place protected from light. Keep away from extreme heat and from freezing conditions and away from all sources of ignition. Make sure the material is not exposed to substances listed as: Materials to Avoid.

 

SECTION: 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS AND PERSONAL PROTECTION

Eyes Protection:

The use of safety glasses is recommended. If a material is to be handled in a manner where splashing may occur, the use of splash goggles or face shield is recommended

Respiratory Protection:

In well- ventilated areas, respiratory protection is not normally required. In confined, poorly ventilated areas the use of "NIOSH" approved respiratory protection normally required (use only if trained in proper use and with acceptable oxygen level).

Protective Gloves:

Using chemical resistant gloves is recommended.

Protective Clothing:

Using chemical resistant clothing is recommended.

Protective Equipment:

An eyewash fountain and / or safety shower should be available in the work area. Acceptable industrial hygiene practices should be maintained.

Note:

These precautions are for room temperature handling. Use at elevated temperature or aerosol / spray applications may require additional precautions

 

SECTION: 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Appearance:

Colorless to very pale yellow liquid.

Odor:

Characteristic citronella-like odor.

Solubility:

Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.

Specific Gravity:

0.858 0.877 @ 20C

Optical Rotation:

-2.0 +4.0 @ 20C

Refractive Index:

1.450 1.459 @ 20C

Extraction Method:

Steam distillation of the woods and leaves.

 

SECTION: 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Stability:

Chemically stable. This material presents no significant reactivity hazard.

Conditions to Avoid:

Avoid sparks, flame and excessive heat.

Materials to Avoid:

Strong oxidizing agents.

Flammability:

Combustible liquid.

Hazardous Polymerization:

Will not occur.

Hazardous Combustion or

None known.

Decomposition Products:

When heated to decomposition produces acid fumes and carbon monoxide smoke.

SECTION: 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Inhalation:

Inhalation of high concentrations of vapor may result in irritation of eyes, nose and throat, headache, nausea, and dizziness.

Skin Contact:

Repeated or prolonged contact can cause redness, irritation and scaling of skin (Dermatitis). Adverse skin effects should be prevented by normal care and personal hygiene

Eye Contact:

May irritate eyes.

Ingestion:

Low order toxicity causing irritation of the stomach and intestines which results in nausea and vomiting.

Medical Conditions Aggravated

by Exposure:

May aggravate dermatitis, psoriasis and other skin conditions.

Chronic Toxicity:

May cause allergic reactions on skin

Carcinogenicity Data:

None of the components of this material are listed as a carcinogen.

Reproductive Toxicity:

No adverse effects on reproduction are known.

Acute Toxicity Values:

No data is currently available.

 

SECTION: 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Very toxic to aquatic organism may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Avoid any pollution of ground, surface or underground water.

SECTION: 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATION

Incineration or sanitary landfill in accordance with local, provincial and federal regulations. Check with disposal expert to insure compliance

SECTION: 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

US DOT Shipping Description:

Check appropriate authority

IATA Shipping (Air):

Check appropriate authority

IMDG Shipping Description:

Check appropriate authority

 

SECTION: 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

WHMIS (Canada):

N/A

HMIS (USA):

Health Hazard N/A Fire Hazard N/A Reactivity N/A

SARA 302/ SARA 313:

None

California Proposition 65:

This product does not contain chemical listed per the Safe Drinking Water and Enforcement Act of 1986

EU Labeling:

R10

Flammable.

Xn R22

Harmful if swallowed.

Xi R38

Irritating to skin

S36/37/38

Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.

HMIS Rating:

Health:

N/A

Flammability:

N/A

Reactivity:

N/A

 

SECTION: 16. OTHER INFORMATION

Revision Date: June 13, 2012

 

SECTION: 17. DISCLAIMER

The information contained in this Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet is obtained from current and reliable sources. The information contained herein is true and to the best of WFMED knowledge. Nothing herein should be interpreted as a recommendation to infringe existing patents or violate any Laws or Regulation. Final determination of the suitability of the material is the sole responsibility of the user. Customers should purchase products from WFMED with the clear understanding that all products must be used at the customers own discretion and only after referencing Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. WFMED shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm) caused by insufficient knowledge or the improper use of a product. The user of the product is solely responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations applying to the use of The products, including intellectual property rights of third parties. As with any manufacturing process, WFMED strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. The information on the WFMED website is obtained from current and reliable sources but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. Nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by WFMED as to the fitness for any use. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of WFMED, no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained. The liability of WFMED is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss. WFMED shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

 

CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS

 

Product:

Eucalyptus Lemon Essential Oil

Lot No.:

11052-A07

Property

Specification

Appearance:

Colorless to very pale yellow liquid.

Odor:

Characteristic citronella-like odor.

Result

Solubility:

Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.

Complies

Specific Gravity:

0.858 0.877 @ 20C

Complies

Optical Rotation:

-2.0 +4.0 @ 20C

Complies

Refractive Index:

1.450 1.459 @ 20C

0.870

Citronellal Content:

70 80 %

+2.5