Material Safety Data Sheet
Original Source: Sigma-Aldrich Company
SAFETY DATA SHEET
NOT Hazardous according to criteria of Worksafe Australia
Date of Issue : Nov 1997
Product Name : ALPHA-BISABOLOL
Other Names :
UN No. : N/A
Dangerous Goods Class : C.1
Subsidiary Risk : None Allocated
Hazchem Code : N/A
Pack Group : 0
EPG : N/A
Poisons Schedule : N/A
Antiphlogistic active agent for the cosmetic industry.
1.1 Physical Description / Properties
Appearance : Clear, colourless to faint yellow liquid with faint, floral, sweetish odour.
Formula : C15 H26 O
Boiling Point : 287 deg C
Melting Point : N/A deg C
Vapour Pressure : 0.16 mm Hg (1 atmosphere)
Specific Gravity : 0.92 (water = 1)
Flash Point : Test Unknown 148
pH : N/A ()
Solubility in water : N/A g/l (25 deg C)
Flammability Limits (as percentage volume in air)
Lower Explosion Limit : 0.8
Upper Explosion Limit : 3.8
1.2 Other Properties
Autoignition temperature = 250 deg C Stable up to approximately 330 deg C Sparingly soluble in water. Soluble in many organicsolvents.
Chemical Entity CAS No. Proportions (%)
ALPHA-BISABOLOL [ 515-69-5] >85
2. HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION
2.1 Health Effects - Acute
Adverse effects are not expected.
Eye contact with product is not expected to cause irritation.
Skin contact with product is not expected to cause irritation.
Inhalation overexposure is not expected at ambient temperatures.
2.2 Health Effects - Chronic
Chronic effects are not known.
2.3 First Aid
Rinse mouth and then drink plenty of water.
Wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open. Seek medical attention if irritation
SkinWash thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing.
Keep patient calm and remove to fresh air.
First Aid Facilities
Ensure an eye bath and safety shower are available and ready for use.
2.5 Advice to Doctor
Treat symptomatically based on judgement of doctor and individual reactions of patient.
2.6 Toxicity Data
Oral LD50 = >5000 mg/kg (Rat) Acute skin irritation : non-irritant (Rabbit) (Draize Test) Acute eye irritation : non-irritant (Rabbit)
(Draize Test) Acute inhalation hazard : no mortalities after 7h exposure in a highly enriched and/or saturated atmosphere at 20 deg C (Rat)
3. PRECAUTIONS FOR USE
3.1 Exposure Standards
An exposure standard has not been established for this product.
3.2 Engineering Controls
Ensure workplace is well ventilated.
3.3 Personal Protection
Protective glasses with side-shields. protective gloves. Protective overalls. Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling and
before work breaks, eating, drinking, smoking and using toilet facilities.
Combustible liquid. Flash point 148 deg C.
4. SAFE HANDLING INFORMATION
4.1 Storage / Transport
Not classified as a dangerous good for storage or transport. Store in accordance with all regulations relevant to combustible
liquids. Keep tightly closed in a dry and cool place. Not subject to hazardous substances labelling.
4.2 Packaging / Labelling
UN No. N/A
Sub Risk None Allocated
Hazchem Code N/A
Pack Group 0
EPG No. N/A
Shipping Name ALPHA-BISABOLOL
4.3 Spills and Disposal
Clean-up personnel should wear protective overalls with goggles and gloves. Do not let product enter drains.
Contain and soak up all spills with absorbent material. Place waste in labelled containers for disposal.
Must be disposed of in accordance with all Local, State and Federal regulations to an approved landfill or incinerated.
4.4 FIRE AND EXPLOSION HAZARD
Fire / Explosion
Combustible liquid. Stable up to approximately 330 deg C.
Fire-fighters should wear full protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. In case of fire use powder or foam
type extinguishers. Use equipment/media appropriate to surrounding fire conditions. Dispose of fire debris and contaminated
extinguishing water in accordance with all regulations.
5 OTHER INFORMATION
Inhibition of degradation activity in activated sludge is not to be anticipated during correct introduction of low concentrations. Do
not discharge product to water courses without effluent treatment. The product is biodegradable. Degradability : >60% BOD of the
ThOD [OECD 301C] Toxicity to bacteria : EC/LC10 >10,000 mg/L/0.5h (Pseudomonas putida) EC/LC50 >10,000 mg/L/0.5h
(Pseudomonas putida) EC/LC90 >10,000 mg/L/0.5h (Pseudomonas putida) Toxicity limit concentration >10,000 mg/L Toxicity to
fish : EC/LC50 >4.6 <10 mg/L/96h (Leuciscus idus) EC/LC0 5 mg/L/48h (Leuciscus idus) Theoretical OD value : 3027 mg/g
Biochemical Oxygen Demand : 2200 mg/g
5.1 Contact Points.
Organisation Location Telephone Ask For
Redox Chemicals Pty Ltd Wetherill Park NSW 02-97255155 Technical Officer
Poisons Information Centre Westmead 131129
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