Material Saftey Data Sheet - Nutmeg


Material Name:Nutmeg

Botanical Name:Myristica fragrans

CAS ID:8008-45-5

FEMA ID:2793

Aroma ID:533

Physical Data:

Appearance:Colorless to pale yellow liquid with odor and taste of nutmeg

Boiling Point:

Melting Point:

Vapor Density:

Vapor Pressure:2.0 mm Hg @20c

Water Solubility:Unsoluble

Fire / Explosion / Reactivity:

Melting Point:110  °F

DOT Classification:Combustible


Decompostion:Combustion may produce carbon monoxide/dioxide

Polymerization:None will occur


Extinguishing Media:



Carbon Dioxide:Yes

Dry Chemical:Yes

Protection Information:

Respiration:No special protection required

Ventilation:Well ventilated work area

Skin:Chemical resistant gloves

Eyes:Splash shield or goggles


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.