1. Product Identification:

Product Name:                

Orange Oil

Botanical Name:            

Citrus sinensis


Citrus aurantium var. sinensis; Citrus macracantha, Citrus sinensis x Poncirustrifoliata, Citrus aurantium L. var. sinensis L., Aurantium sinense (L.) Mill., Citrus aurantium L. subsp. sinensis (L.) P. Fourn., Citrus aurantium L., Citrus sinensis var. dulcis

INCI Name:

Citrus sinensis dulcis (orange) peel oil

CAS #:                            


Country of Origin:          



2. Classification:

Chemical Identification: Oils, orange sweet

Class: D2B/B3 Combustible Liquid    EINECS#  232-433-8   FEMA#  2825



3. Hazardous Ingredients Information:

Slightly hazardous.


4. Physical & Chemical Properties:


Yellowish orange to dark orange liquid.


Characteristic sweet orange citrus odor.


Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.

Specific Gravity:            

0.8425 0.8550 @ 15C

Optical Rotation:            

+95 - +99 @ 20C

Refractive Index:            

1.4730 1.4740 @ 20C


> 90 % (by g.c.)

Extraction Method:

Cold-pressed of the ripe orange peel.


d-limonene, α-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, linalool, d-careen, decanal,


Flash Point:

46 C (closed cup)


5. Fire/Explosion Hazard:

Flash Point: 46 C (closed cup)

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:

Oral (rats), LD50 > 5 g/kg

Dermal (rabbits), LD50 > 5 g/kg

May be irritating to eyes and skin due to its high limonene content. Possibly permeable to skin.


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 and Bulk Container 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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Lorton VA 22079

Phone: (703) 339-5388

Fax: (703) 339-1999

Revision Date: April 12, 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 of WFMED is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss.