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Based on its physical chemical properties, Bergamot oil is classified as a flammable liquid and vapour according to the criteria of GHS/CLP regulation 1272/2008/EC.

The substance is a colourless to yellow liquid at 20ºC with an odour typical of the outer part of the Bergamot peel.

The substance has a melting point of < -30ºC.

The boiling point of the substance could not be determined as the substance decomposes before the boiling point is reached.

The substance has a relative density of 0.8678 at 20ºC.

The substance has a vapour pressure of 123.1 Pa at 25ºC.

The constituents of the substance have a log Kow ranging from 2.14 to 6.3. 84.55% of the composition has a log Kow > 4.

The constituents of the substance have a water solubility ranging from 0.028139 to 1767.3 mg/L. 87% of the composition has a water solubility > 40 mg/L.

The substance has a flash point of 56ºC.

The substance has an auto-ignition temperature of 235ºC at 1018.9 hPa.

The substance is not explosive.

The substance is not an oxidising substance.