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Based on its physical chemical properties, Lemongrass oil (Cymbopogon flexuosus, ext.) is not classified as hazardous according to the criteria of Regulation 1272/2008/EC (CLP).

The substance is a yellow liquid at room temperature.

The melting point of the substance is < -20ºC.

The substance starts to boil at 94ºC.

The substance has a relative density of 0.8933 at 20ºC.

The vapour pressure of the substance is 26.66 Pa at 25ºC.

The partitioning coefficient octanol-water of the constituents of Cymbopogon flexuosus oil ranges from 2.06 - 6.64. The log Kow of the constituents is >= 4 for 9.12% of the composition.

The range of water solubilities for the known constituents of Cymbopogon flexuosus oil was estimated to be 0.21 - 4364.1 mg/l at 25ºC.

The flashpoint of the substance is 78ºC.

The auto-ignition temperature of the substance is 240 °C at an atmospheric pressure from 995.6 to 996.1 hPa.

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