Osmmanthus Absolute (Osmanthus Fragrans)
Material Safety Data Sheet
Commercial name: Osmanthus Absolute
Botanical Nomenclature: Osmanthus Fragrans.
INCI name: Osmanthus Fragrans Asbolute
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 prolonged
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
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
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: pale yellow liquid
Boiling point: Not available
Flash point: 96º
Autoingnition Temperature: Not available
Explosion Limits: Not available
Vapour pressure (25ºC): Not available
Vapour Density: >1 (air=1)
Specific Gravity (20ºC): 0.91 to 0.941
Optical Rotation (20ºC): +5º to –6º
Refractive Index (20ºC): 1.491 to 1.549
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: 9 g/kg in rats.
Dermal LD50: 16 g/kg in rabbits.
Irritation: Tested without irritation at 30%.
Sensitisation: Tested without sensitisation at 40%.
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: R21, 43
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