1. Product Identification:

Product Name:                

Neroli oil

Botanical Name:            

Citrus aurantium amara


Citrus bigarradia, Citrus vulgaris, Citrus aurantium var aurantium

INCI Name:

Citrus aurantium amara (orange) flower oil

CAS #:                           


County of Origin:          



2. Classification:

Chemical Identification: Oils, neroli

EINECS: 277-143-2



3. Hazardous Ingredients Information:



4. Physical & Chemical Properties:


Dark greenish yellow liquid.


Characteristic exotic citrus-y floral odor.


Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.

Specific Gravity:            

0.870 0.990 @ 15C

Optical Rotation:            

+5.0 +15.0 @ 15C

Refractive Index:            

1.460 1.475 @ 20C

Linalyl Acetate:

36 45 % by g.c.


15 25 % by g.c.

Extraction Method:

Steam distillation of the flowers.


linalyl acetate, linalool, α-terpineol, geranyl acetate, limonene, neryl

acetate, -ocimene, indole, bornyl acetate, jasmone, myrcene

Flash Point:

49 C (Pensky-Martens)


5. Fire/Explosion Hazard:

Flash Point: 49 C (Pensky-Martens)

Combustible liquid. Will ignite if moderately heated.


6. Reactivity/Stability Data:

Reactivity: Stable.

Decomposition: When heated to decomposition produces toxic fumes/carbon monoxide smoke.


7. Toxicological Properties/Information:

May irritate eyes and skin of some individuals. Neroli is very relaxing and thus should be used sparingly when a clear head is necessary.


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 (For Industrial and Bulk Container Use):

Quality Assurance


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Fax: (703) 339-1999

Revision Date: March 27, 2012.


The information contained in this Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet are obtained from current and reliable sources.  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.

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 WFMED is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss.