Hyacinth Absolute (Hyacinthum Orientalis)
Safety Data Sheet
Commercial name: Hyacinth Absolute.
Botanical Nomenclature: Hyacinthum Orientalis.
INCI name: Hyacinthum Orientalis Absolute.
CAS number: na
Additives (e.g. carriers, preservatives, antioxidants): Nil.
3. Potential Health Hazards:
Inhalation: None identified.
Skin: Concentrated liquid and vapours irritating to skin by
Eyes: Irritating to eyes with possible damage.
Ingestion: Harmful if swallowed.
4. First aid:
Inhalation: If discomfort is felt, remove person to a
well-ventilated area with plenty of fresh air.
Skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash affected area with
plenty of soap and water.
Eyes: Flush immediately with plenty of cool water for 10 to 20
minutes. Seek medical advice from a Medical Doctor.
Ingestion: Seek immediate medical care.
5. In case of fire:
Extinguishing Media: Foam, Carbon dioxide.
Do not use: Water.
Special precautions: Wear breathing apparatus as toxic vapours may
be released during fire.
6. Spill and Leak Procedure:
Individual precautions: Eliminate sources of ignition. Keep area
well ventilated and isolate the spill.
Environmental protection: Prevent the liquid from entering the
drains and sewers.
Cleaning methods: Soak up the spill using inert absorbents. For
large spills use pumps.
7. Handling and storage:
Store in a cool, dry and dark place in suitable containers (aluminium
cans or lacquer lined steel drums).
Handle in a well-ventilated area.
Keep away from sources of heat and ignition.
8. Personal Protection / Exposure control:
Respiratory protection: Wear breathing apparatus when working in
an area of high vapour concentration.
Skin protection: Use protective gloves. Wear protective clothing
when possibility exists of contact.
Eye protection: Goggles should be worn.
General precautions: Use good industrial hygiene practice.
9. Physiochemical properties:
Appearance: Brownish liquid
Boiling point: na
Flash point: 104º
Autoingnition Temperature: Not available
Explosion Limits: Not available
Vapour pressure (25ºC): Not available
Vapour Density: >1 (air=1)
Specific Gravity (20ºC): 0.922 to 0.964
Optical Rotation (20ºC): 2 to –22º
Refractive Index (20ºC): 1.468 to 1.516
Solubility in water (20º): Negligible
Partition Coefficient log P o/w: Not available
Evaporation rate: <1 (Butyl Acetate=1)
10. Stability and Reactivity:
Chemical Stability: Stable.
Conditions to avoid: Normally stable. Not reactive with water.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Not available.
12. Toxicological Information:
According to RIFM- Monograph:
Acute Toxicity: Oral LD50: 2.6 g/kg in rats.
Dermal LD50: 5 g/kg in rabbits.
Irritation: Tested without irritation at 2%.
Sensitisation: Tested without sensitisation at 5%.
Phototoxicity: No phototoxic reaction reported.
13. Ecotoxicological information:
Fish Toxicity: LCO/EC50: Not available.
Bacteriotocity: ECO/EC50: Not available.
14. Disposal Method:
State and Local Regulations.
15. Transport Information:
Non-hazardous material transport in suitable containers.
16. Regulatory Information
Hazard Symbols: Xn
Risk Phrases: R65
H/C %: 15
Safety Phrases: S62