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Based on its physical chemical properties, Petitgrain oil - citrus aurantium does not need to be classified as hazardous according to the criteria of Regulation 1272/2008/EC (CLP).

The substance is a pale yellow liquid at room temperature.

The melting point of the substance is < -80.0 °C. (< 193K)

The boiling temparature: no boiling temperature, reaction and/or decomposition of the test item at > 100°C (> 373K) was observed

[ Atmospheric pressure: 1003 ± 5 hPa]

The substance has a relative density of 0.887 and the density of the test item at 20ºC was 0.887 g/cm3 (pycnometer).

The initial vapour pressure of Petitgrain oil citrus aurantium was found to be 37.50 Pa at 25°C. The vapour pressure of the constituents ranges from 2.12 to 981.0 Pa (QSAR).

The log Kow range for Petitgrain oil - citrus aurantium constituents was found to be 3.33 -6.30. 65.0% of the substance has a log Kow >= 4.0 (QSAR).

The range of water solubilities for the known constituents of Petitgrain oil - citrus aurantium was found to be 0.54 - 1767.3 mg/L at 25°C. The main constituent, Linalyl acetate has a water solubility < 100 mg/L, 70.59% of the NCS has a water solubility < 100 mg/L (QSAR).

Flash point of the substance is 76°C ( equilibrium method).

The auto-ignition temperature of the substance is 260 °C at an atmospheric pressure between at 997.5 - 1003.09 hPa.

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