Basil “Grand Vert”
1. Product & Company Identification
Product Name: Ocimum basilicum.
County of Origin: Egypyt
id Aromatics Ltd.,
12 New Station Street,
Telephone 0113 242 4983
Facsimile 0113 244 3613
2. Composition/Information on Ingredients
3. Hazard Identification
Concentrated Product. Do not ingest. Observe good housekeeping procedures.
4. First Aid Measures
Rinse immediately with plenty of water for 10 minutes at least. Contact a doctor if irritation persists.
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water, flush with plenty of water. If irritation persists, seek medical advice.
Wash mouth out with water. Seek medical advice immediately.
Remove to fresh air. Rest. Obtain medical advice.
Take Risk & Safety Phrases into account (section 15) when assessing action.
5. Fire Fighting Measures
Extinguishing Media Recommended
Keep away from sources of ignition. Do not smoke. Use CO2, foam or dry powder extinguishers. Do not use direct water jet on burning material.
Avoid vapour inhalation. Use breathing apparatus and protective clothing.
Closed containers may build up pressure at elevated temperatures. If possible, containers should be cooled off with water spray.
6. Accidental Release Measures
Use individual protective equipment (waterproof boots, suitable protective clothing, safety glasses). Do not approach downwind.
Keep away from drains, surface and groundwater, and soil.
Methods For Cleaning Up
Contain spilled material. Cover with an inert or non-combustible inorganic absorbent material, or sweep up and remove to an approved disposal container. Avoid naked flames or other sources of ignition.
7. Handling And Storage
Precautions In Handling
Apply good manufacturing practice and industrial hygiene practices, with proper ventilation. Do not eat, drink or smoke while handling. Observe good personal hygiene.
Store in cool, dry and ventilated area away from heat sources and protected from light in tightly closed container. Keep air contact to a minimum.
Keep away from ignition sources and naked flames. All organic powders present a fire/explosion hazard when dispersed in air. See Health and Safety publications on dust explosions in factories for guidance.
8. Exposure Controls & Personal
Avoid breathing product vapour. Apply local ventilation where possible.
Ensure good ventilation of working area.
Avoid skin contact. Use chemically resistant gloves if required.
Use safety glasses.
Wash hands with soap and water after handling.
9. Physical & Chemical Properties
Spicy, aniseed, aromatic
Yellow to light brown
10. Stability & Reactivity
It presents no significant reactivity hazards, by itself or in contact with water. Avoid contact with strong acids, alkali or oxidizing agents although has a tendency to melt plastic.
Carbon monoxide and other non identified organic compounds may be formed during combustion.
11. Ecological Information
Prevent surface contamination of soil, ground and surface water.
12. Disposal Considerations
In accordance with local environmental laws. Avoid disposing to drainage systems and into the environment.
13. Transport Regulations
CHIP: See Section 15.
14. Regulatory Information
S7, S25, S26, S27, S29, S35, S37, S39
15. Other Information
The information on this MSDS is correct to the best of our knowledge. However the accuracy of this information cannot be guaranteed by the company as the data has been obtained from different sources. We will not therefore accept liability for misuse of this data resulting in loss or damage.