- FEMA number 2249
Colorless to slightly yellow liquid.
As oil of caraway, flavoring liqueurs, in perfumery & soaps, fungicide, plant growth regulator.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Drug; Natural Product
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Boiling point, °C
Solubility in water
1.3 g/L at 25 C
Partition coefficient, pKow
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Make no contact with the spilled material. ELIMINATE all ignition sources and ground all equipment. With clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover loosely; move containers from spill area.
Small Fires: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, sand, earth, water spray or regular foam. Large Fires: Water spray, fog or regular foam.
Flammable/combustible material. May be ignited by friction, heat, sparks or flames.
Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases.
vertigo, ataxia, drowsiness, and coma may occur. CNS depression may have a rapid onset (30 minutes), or be delayed for up to 4 hours. May be up to 3 days in duration. Dizziness, giddiness, and disorientation usually occur in the first 30 minutes.
Heartburn, epigastric and oral pain, reflux, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea may occur. The fats, waxes, and oils may contribute to nausea and diarrhea.
Chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema are possible when they are in liquid form. Apnea has been reported with camphor and eucalyptus oil ingestion.
These substances cause irritation of the skin.
Seek medical assistance.
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Irrigate exposed eyes with copious amounts of tepid water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation, pain, swelling, lacrimation, or photophobia persist, the patient should be seen in a health care facility.