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Based on its physical chemical properties, Vetivert Oil is not classified as hazardous according to the criteria of Directive 67/548/EEC.

Based on its physical chemical properties, Vetivert Oil is not classified as hazardous according to the criteria of Regulation 1272/2008/EC (CLP).

The substance is a liquid.

The substance has no melting/freezing point above -20°C.

The substance has a boiling point of 276 °C.

The substance has a relative density of 0.992 at 20 degrees Celsius

The vapour pressure of the substance is 1.52 Pa at 20 degrees Celsius.

The partition coefficient octanol-water for 24 constituents of Vetiver Oil (making up 70.6 w/w % of the UVCB) ranges from 3.35 -6.32. More than 25 % (w/w) of the UVCB has a Log Kow > 4.

The water solubility of the substance is < 1.77. 10^-3 g/l.

The surface tension of the substance at 90% of its' saturation solubility in water at 20°C was 57.4 mN/m.

The flashpoint of the substance is ≥ 119°C.

The auto-ignition temperature of the substance is 300 degrees Celsius.