Reported in EPA TSCA Inventory.
? Citronella oil (CAS NO.8000-29-1), its Synonyms are Oils, citronella ; Essential oil of cymbopogon nardus ; Cymbopogon nardus oil ; Zitronell oel ; Oils, citronella .
Moderately toxic by intraperitoneal route. Mildly toxic by ingestion and skin contact. Mutation data reported. A skin and severe eye irritant. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and fumes.
Safety Information of Citronella oil (CAS NO.8000-29-1):
Risk Statements: 34-43-41-37/38-36/37/38?
R43:May cause sensitization by skin contact.?
R41:Risk of serious damage to the eyes.?
R36/37/38:Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.?
R37/38:Irritating to respiratory system and skin.
Safety Statements: 26-36/37/39-45?
S26: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.?
S36/37/39:Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.?
S45:In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label whenever possible.)
RIDADR: UN 1760 8/PG 2
WGK Germany: 2
|Organism||Test Type||Route||Reported Dose (Normalized Dose)||Effect||Source|
|mouse||LD50||oral||4600mg/kg (4600mg/kg)||?||Tokishikoroji Foramu. Toxicology Forum. Vol. 8, Pg. 91, 1985.|
|rabbit||LD50||skin||4700mg/kg (4700mg/kg)||?||Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 11, Pg. 1067, 1973.|
|rat||LD50||intraperitoneal||713mg/kg (713mg/kg)||SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: PTOSIS: EYE
BEHAVIORAL: CHANGES IN MOTOR ACTIVITY (SPECIFIC ASSAY)
|Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. Vol. 9, Pg. 515, 1971.|
|rat||LD50||oral||7200mg/kg (7200mg/kg)||?||Pharmazie. Vol. 14, Pg. 435, 1959.|