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SAFETY DATA SHEET Lemon Scented Tea Tree Oil
Version: 1.1 Issued: February 2017
Native Oils Australia ABN 68 154 612 487


1.1 Product Identifiers
CAS No.: 85085-43-4
EINECS: 285-372-4

1.2 Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture
No further relevant information available Application of the substance / preparation: Perfumes & cosmetics

1.3 Manufacturer / Supplier Details
Supplier: Native Oils Australia
ABN: 68 154 612 487
Address: Unit 2, 1-3 Sommerville Circuit, Emu Plains, NSW Australia 2774
Telephone: 02 4735 5379

1.4 Information in case of emergency
Emergency Telephone: 0408 962 892 (Office Hours 9.00am – 5.00pm Mon-Fri)


2.1 Classification of the substance / preparation
Classification according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008
Health Hazards: AH 1, ATO 4, SC/I 2, SS 1, ED/I 2
Environmental Hazards: EH-A 1, EH-C 1

2.2 Label Elements
Labeling according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008
GHS Signal Word

Hazard Statements
H302 Harmful if swallowed
H304 May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
H315 Causes skin irritation
H317 May cause an allergic skin reaction
H319 Causes serious eye irritation
H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
Precautionary Statements
P273 Avoid release into the environment
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P301 + P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a Poisons Centre or doctor/physician.
P302+P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact
Lenses if present and continue rinsing
P501 Dispose of contents/the container in accordance with local government regulation

2.3 Other hazards
May cause skin irritation/allergy. Patch test recommended
Allergens in accordance with Directive No 2003/15/EC
Citral (55 to 75%)


3.1 Chemical Identification
Description: Leptospermum petersonii
CAS No.: 85085-43-4
EINECS No.: 285-372-4
% by weight: 100%

Chemical Name   CAS No.   EINECS Regulation (EC) No
1272/2008   Limit
Citral   5392-40-5   227-813-5   SC/I 2, H315; SS 1, H317   ≤ 75.0 %
Citronellal   106-23-0   203-376-6   SC/I 2, H315; SS 1, H317 ED/I 2, H319 EH-C 2, H411   ≤ 25.0 %


4. Description of first aid measures

4.1 Eye Contact
Check for and remove any contact lenses. Immediately wash thoroughly with soft, clean water for 15
minutes while holding the eyelids open. Cold water may be used. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention.

4.2 Skin Contact
Remove any contaminated clothing and footwear. Clean before re-use.
Wash affected areas thoroughly with soap and water for at least 15 minutes. In the event of an allergic reaction, seek
medical attention

4.3 Excessive Inhalation
Remove individual from the exposure to fresh air. Contact a physician as necessary.

4.4 Ingestion
Not an expected route of exposure. If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting. Wash out mouth with water.
Contact a physician or local poison centre immediately.
Contact Point
Poisons Information Centre Sydney Telephone: 131126


5.1 Extinguishing Media
Suitable extinguishing agents: Carbon Dioxide; Dry Chemical; Water spray; Alcohol-resistant foam.
Unsuitable Extinguishing Media: Water jet (Use of a water jet may cause the fire to spread)

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
None known

5.3 Advice for firefighters
Avoid exposure to fumes and vapours. Use appropriate respirator and wear protective clothing.
Additional information
Collect contaminated firefighting water separately to prevent from entering waterways.
Contact Point
Dial 000 Emergency in case of fire [In Australia]or Local Emergency Authority [Out of Australia].


6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Use personal protective equipment. Remove all sources of ignition.
Ventilate area. Do not smoke.

6.2 Environmental precautions
Prevent entry into waterways, sewers, basements or confined areas. Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer
system. Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Prevent product from entering drains.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Wipe up small spills with absorbent material such as paper cloth. Cover larger spills with sand, earth or other noncombustible absorbent material. Cover powder spill with plastic sheet or tarp to minimize spreading. Pick up and transfer to properly labeled containers. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Keep away from ignition
sources, do not smoke and avoid flames. Dispose of contaminated material in accordance with local government regulations

6.4 Reference to other sections
See Section 7 for information on safe handling
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment
See Section 13 for disposal information


7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and avoid inhalation. Use glasses and protective gloves. Ensure there is adequate ventilation.
Do not smoke. Take necessary action to avoid static discharge (which might cause ignition of organic vapors).

7.2 Conditions for storage
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep out of reach of children. Keep away from heat and
sources of ignition. Keep containers tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place. Keep in properly labeled containers.
Keep away from heat.
Incompatible products None known based on information supplied.

7.3 Specific end use No further information available


8.1 Control parameters
Not regulated

8.2 Exposure Controls
Respiratory Protection Not generally required in well ventilated workplace
Ventilation Protection Ensure adequate ventilation to keep exposure levels to a minimum. General exhaust is
Eye Protection Use of goggles is recommended
Protective Gloves Use of chemical resistant (nitrile) gloves is recommended
Protective Clothing Use of chemical resistant clothing is recommended
Protective Equipment An eyewash station should be made available

8.3 Special Engineering Controls
None established.

8.4 Other Personal Protection
Consult the following Australian Standards for general advice regarding safety clothing and equipment: Respiratory
Equipment: AS/NZS 1715, Protective Gloves: AS 2161, Industrial Clothing: AS 2919, Industrial Eye Protection: AS 1336
and AS/NZS 1337, Occupational Protective Footwear: AS/NZS 2210.

These precautions are for room temperature handling. Use at elevated temperature
applications may require additional precautions.


9.1 General information
Physical appearance at 20°C: Clear mobile liquid
Colour: Pale to dark yellow
Odour: Characteristic, citral
pH when measurable: Not available
Melting point & Freezing point: N.A.
Initial boiling point: N.A.
Flash point: 91 °C
Flammability (solid, gas): N.A.
Upper & lower flammability or explosive limits: N.A.
Vapour pressure: N.A.
Vapour Density (air = 1): N.A.
Relative density at 20°C: 0.875 to 0.895
Solubility in water (g/litre @ 20 °C): Insoluble
Solubility in ethanol: Soluble
Auto ignition T°C: N.A.
Decomposition temperature: N.A.
Viscosity: N.A.
Explosive properties: Lower & Upper Limits: N.A.
Explosion hazards: No risk at room temperature, comply with current
legislation requirements
Combustion Properties: Does not contain any substance known as to ignite spontaneously.

9.2 Other Data
Refractive index at 20 °C: 1.465 to 1.488
Optical rotation at 20°C: +0.0 ° to +10.0 °
Main Constituents: Citral (56 to 78%)
Citronellal (10 to 25%)


10.1 Reactivity
This material presents no significant reactivity hazard. In the presence of light and heat, there may be oxidation.

10.2 Stability
Chemically stable material under the recommended storage and handling conditions in Section 7

10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
When exposed to high temperatures, the substance may release hazardous decomposition products such as carbon
monoxide, carbon dioxide, fumes, and nitrogen oxide

10.4 Conditions to avoid
Do not heat above 91°C. Do not expose containers to the sun.

10.5 Incompatible materials
Strong oxidising agents

10.6 Hazardous decomposition products
No dangerous decomposition products expected by intended use


11.1 Oral Ingestion
LD50 oral (rat): ≥ 5000 mg/kg Not available
Dermal absorption
LD50 dermal for the rabbit (mg/kg): Not available
Respiratory or skin sensitisation
May cause an allergic reaction
Eye or skin irritation
Irritating to eyes and skin
Germ cell mutagenicity
No known significant effects or critical hazards
Reproductive toxicity
No known significant effects or critical hazards
STOT-single exposure
No known significant effects or critical hazards
STOT-related exposure
No known significant effects or critical hazards
Aspiration hazard
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways

11.2 Information on the likely routes of exposure
Skin/scalp contact.

11.3 Symptoms related to the physical, chemical, and toxicological characteristics
None known. Irritation of the eye if exposed.


12.1 Ecotoxicity
Data not available

12.2 Persistence and degradability
Data not available

12.3 Bio-accumulative potential
Data not available

12.4 Mobility in soil
Data not available

12.5 Other adverse effects
Avoid exposure to marine environments and waterways


13.1 Waste Material
Do not pour into drains or waterways. Waste management to be carried out without risk to water, air, soil, plants or
animals. Place waste material into sealed containers and dispose of in accordance with current applicable laws and

13.2 Contaminated Packaging
Recycle where possible and dispose of empty containers in accordance with current local government regulations.


14.1 UN Number
Not regulated

14.2 UN Proper shipping name
Not regulated

14.3 Transportation hazard classes
Road and Rail Transport:
Not regulated
Marine Transport:
Not regulated
Air Transport:
Not regulated

14.4 Packing group
Not regulated

14.5 Environmental hazards

14.6 Poison Schedule
Not scheduled as a poison

14.7 Hazchem Code
Not regulated


15.1 EU regulations
This product has been classified and marked in accordance with the EU Directives/Ordinance on Hazardous Materials.

15.2 Poisons Schedule (Aust): Listed as a Poison by the SUSDP.
All the constituents of this material are listed on the Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances (AICS). This material in
neither hazardous nor dangerous


The information contained in this Safety Data Sheet is obtained from current and reliable sources. Native Oils Australia provides the
information contained herein in good faith but makes no representation as to
its comprehensiveness or accuracy. This Safety Data Sheet summarises our best current knowledge of the
health and safety hazard information of the product but does not claim to be all inclusive. This document is thus,
intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by properly trained personnel using
this product. Individuals receiving this information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its
appropriateness for the specific purpose. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of
Native Oils Australia., 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. Native Oils Australia expressly
disclaims responsibility as to the ordinary or otherwise use(s). Furthermore, nothing contained herein should be
considered as a recommendation by Native Oils Australia as to the fitness for any use. The liability of
Native Oils Australia is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss.
Native Oils Australia shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in
reliance thereon. Native Oils Australia shall not be responsible for any damages resulting from use of or
reliance upon this information. The user of the product is solely responsible for compliance with all laws and
regulations applying to the use of the products, including intellectual property rights of third parties.

Manufacturers Statement:
Essential oils are complex, naturally derived chemicals. Often the constituents of the EOs may individually have known risks and
hazards, and in some cases the constituents have not been studied, often because there have been no complaints.
Used as directed and within the limits specified by the various agencies and associations that study these materials, essential oils
are safe and useful ingredients in flavours, fragrances, cosmetics and therapeutic applications. Please refer to the guidelines of the
industry in which the product will be offered to the public to abide by the safest known practices. Those organizations include: IFRA,
IFEAT, AHPA, ISO Standards for Essential Oils, and publications by various government health organizations regarding the use of
these materials.

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