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

The substance is a pale yellow oily liquid at room temperature.

The melting point of the substance is <-80°C (<193K).

The substance has no boiling point temperature at 1013 hPa (reaction and/or decomposition of the test item at > 150°C (> 423K) was observed.

The substance has a density of 0.917 g/cm3 at 20ºC (pycnometer).

The initial vapour pressure of the substance is 2.12 Pa at 25 °C (QSAR).

The log Kow of the known constituents of Gurjun Balsam oil - Gurjunene ranges from 5.71 - 6.73 (QSAR).

The range of water solubility of the known constituents of Gurjun Balam oil - Gurjunene was estimated to be 0.02 - 0.81 mg/L at 25ºC (QSAR).

The flashpoint of the substance: 104°C (closed cup method).

The auto-ignition temperature of the substance is 225 °C at an atmospheric pressure between at 1004.0 - 1017.1 hPa

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