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Administrative data

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
No data
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Review article
Cross-reference
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Unnamed
Year:
2002
Report date:
2002

Materials and methods

Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline followed
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Not relevant
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Reference substance name:
Oil of vetiver
IUPAC Name:
Oil of vetiver
Constituent 2
Reference substance name:
Oil obtained by steam distillation of the roots of Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash, of the Poaceaa family
IUPAC Name:
Oil obtained by steam distillation of the roots of Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash, of the Poaceaa family
Details on test material:
- Name of test material (as cited in study report): oil of vetiver

Results and discussion

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Form / colour / odour
Colour:
Yellowish brown to reddish brown
Odour:
other: characteristic, woody and earthy
Substance type:
natural substance

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Oil of vetiver is a yellowish brown to reddish brown viscous liquid with a characteristic, woody and earthy odour.
Executive summary:

According to ISO standard 4716:2002 oil of vetiver is yellowish brown to reddish brown viscous liquid with a characteristic, woody and earthy odour.