Material Saftey Data Sheet - Ginger (Cochin)


Material Name:Ginger (Cochin)

Botanical Name:Zingiber officinalis

CAS ID:8007-08-7

FEMA ID:2522

Aroma ID:399

Physical Data:

Appearance:Pale yellow to light amber colored liquid with fresh, warm spicy ginger scent

Boiling Point:

Melting Point:

Vapor Density:

Vapor Pressure:

Water Solubility:Unsoluble

Fire / Explosion / Reactivity:

Melting Point:151  °F

DOT Classification:Combustable


Decompostion:Produces acrid smoke and fumes when burned



Extinguishing Media:



Carbon Dioxide:Yes

Dry Chemical:Yes

Protection Information:

Respiration:None required, but odor mask may be helpful if fumes become annoying

Ventilation:Adequate ventilation necessary

Skin:Wear chemical resistant gloves

Eyes:Face shield or goggles

Other:Good hygiene practices: wash hands after handling product. Do not eat, drink or smoke near material

Health Hazards:

Material Type:Natural essential oil.

General:Liquid may be irritating to skin and eyes. Repeated contact may cause allergic dermatological reaction.

Entry Routes:Inhalation, Skin

First Aid:

Inhalation:Remove to fresh air and call a physician.

Eye Contact:Remove contact lenses and flush eyes with cool water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists, call a physician.

Skin Contact:Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash skin with mild soap and water.

Ingestion:Rinse mouth, consult a physician.

Occupational Exposure Limits:

Threshold Limit:



Spills / Leaks / Disposal:

Procedure:First remove all potential sources of ignition. Small spills or leaks should be wiped up with paper towels or rags and placed in approved containers. For larger spills use a non-flammable absorbent and dispose of in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Shipping / Handling:

Procedure:Store in tightly sealed containers in cool dry area. Do not expose to ignition heat or direct sunlight. Follow good industrial and hygienic practices.

SARA 313 Chemical Breakdown:

SARA Concentration:None


The information contained in this Material Safety Data Sheet was obtained from current and reliable sources. This data is supplied without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding its correctness or accuracy. It is the user’s responsibility to determine safe conditions for use of this product and to assume liability for loss, injury, damage or expense resulting from improper use of this product.