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

The (test) substance Ylang Ylang I is a pale yellow clear liquid at room temperature.

The melting point of the substance is < -80º C (< 193K) at 101325 Pa.

The substance has no boiling point and decomposes at temperatures >125 ºC (>398K) at atmospheric pressure

101325 Pa.

The substance has a density of 0.940 g/cm3 at 20ºC.

The initial vapour pressure of the substance is 22.23 Pa at 25°C. The vapour pressure of the constituents ranges from 0.00525 -556.0 Pa. (QSAR).

The log Kow of the constituents of the substance ranges from 1.83 -7.10 and 48% of the substance has a log Kow >= 4.0.


The range of water solubilities of the known constituents of substance was estimated to be 0.043 -5043.4 mg/L at 25°C. The main constituent, Germacrene D has a water solubility < 1 mg/L, 54% of the NCS has a water solubility < 100 mg/L. (QSAR).

The flashpoint of the substance: 88 ºC at 1013.25 hPa. (equilibrium method).

The auto-ignition temperature of the substance is 240 ºC at 1019.5 - 1026.0 hPa.

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