MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET(MSDS)
PRODUCT: TERPINEOL BP/MU, PG, ALPHA TERPINEOL
1. Composition/information on ingredients
• Chemical identity: Terpineol
• Molecular formula: C10H18O
• CAS No.: 8000-41-7 / 98-55-5
• EC No.: 232-268-1 / 202-680-6
• EC-Index-No.: N/a
2. HAZARD IDENTIFICATION
¾ Irritating skin
3. First aid measures
¾ After inhalation: Provide with fresh air
¾ After skin contact: Take off all contaminated clothing, wash with plenty
¾ After eye contact: Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water and seek
¾ After swallowing: Immediately drink plenty of water. Seek
medical advice and show this container or label
4. Fire-fighting measures
¾ Suitable extinguishing media:
Carbon Dioxide (CO2), foam, powder
¾ Special protective equipment for fire fighting:
Do not stay in danger zone without self-contained breathing apparatus.
¾ Other information:
Cool container with water spray from a safe distance. Contain escaping
vapors with water. Prevent fire-fighting water from entering surface
water or groundwater. Keep away from sources of ignition.
¾ Special risks:
Combustible. Vapors heavier than air. Forms explosive mixtures with
air at ambient temperatures. Development of hazardous combustion
gases or vapors possible in the event of fire.
5. Accidental release measures
¾ Person-related precautionary measures:
Do not inhale vapors/aerosols. Ensure supply of fresh air in enclosed
Do not allow to enter sewage system.
¾ Procedures for cleaning / absorption:
Take up with liquid-absorbent material. Forward for disposal. Clean
6. Handling and storage
Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Keep away
from source of ignition. When using do not eat or drink.
Tightly closed, in a well-ventilated place. Keep away from source of
ignition – no smoking.
7. Exposure controls and personal protection
¾ Exposure limits
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, clothing, and breathing vapor.
¾ Personal protective equipment:
Protective clothing should be selected specifically for the working
place, depending on concentration and quantity of the hazardous
substances handled. The resistance of the protective clothing to
chemicals should be ascertained with the respective supplier.
¾ Respiratory protection: Required when vapors/aerosols are
¾ Eye protection: Wear eye/ face protection
¾ Hand protection: Wear suitable gloves
¾ Industrial hygiene: Change contaminated clothing. Application
of skin-protective barrier cream
recommended. Wash hands after working
8. Physical and chemical properties:
¾ Form: Liquid
¾ Color: Colorless
¾ Odor: Pine
¾ pH value at 10 g/l H2O: No information available
¾ Boiling point: 217°C
¾ Flash point: 89.4°C
¾ Melting point: N/a
¾ Explosive properties: No information available
¾ Lower explosion limit: No information available
¾ Upper explosion limit: No information available
¾ Ignition temperature: No information available
¾ Oxidizing properties: Not oxidizing; not flammable
¾ Vapor pressure: (40°C) 0.24 hPa
¾ Density/specific gravity@20ºC: 0.935-0.945
¾ Solubility in water: Insoluble
Organic Solvents: Soluble
9. Stability and reactivity
¾ Conditions to be avoided: Heating
¾ Substances to be avoided: Bases, acid chlorides, acid
¾ Hazardous decomposition Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide
Further information: No information available
10. Toxicological information
¾ LD50 oral, rat: 4300 mg/kg
¾ LD50 dermal, rabbit: No information available
¾ LD50 inhalation, rat: No information available
¾ Further toxicological information: May be harmful if inhaled, swallowed,
or if absorbed through the skin.
11. Ecological information
¾ Biologic degradation
Biodegradation: No information available
¾ Ecotoxic effects
Biological effects: No information available
Fish toxicity: No information available
Bacterial toxicity: No information available
Daphnia toxicity: No information available
Algeal toxicity: No information available.
¾ Behavior in environmental compartments
Distribution: log P(oct): No information available
¾ Further ecological data
Do not allow to enter water, drain or soil.
12. Disposal considerations
¾ Product: according to official local regulations.
¾ Packing: according to official local regulations.
13. Transport information
¾ Not subject to transport regulations.
14. Regulatory information
¾ Labeling according to EC Directives:
Symbol: Xi Irritant
R-phrases: 38 Irritating skin
S-phrases: N/a N/a
15. Other information
The information contained herein is based on the present state of our
knowledge. It characterizes the product with regard to the appropriate safety
precautions. It does not represent a guarantee of the properties of the
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