Canadian fir needle oil

Agent Name
Canadian fir needle oil
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Major Category
Biological Agents
Abies Oil; Abies alba oil; Abies balsamea oil; Abies balsamea, Pinaceae; Abies excelsa oil; Abies picea oil; Balsam fir absolute; Balsam fir oil; Canada balsam needle oil; Fir balsam (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill); Fir balsam resin (Abies balsamea); Fir balsam resinoid; Fir balsam, Oregon (Pseudotsuga taxifolia); Fir needle oil, Canadian (Abies balsamea); Fir needle oil, Siberian; Fir needle oil, balsam; Fir oil; Hemlock oil; Oils, fir; [ChemIDplus] UN1993
Wood Dusts & Extracts
Colorless to pale-yellow liquid with an odor of pine; [HSDB] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]
Used as a fragrance or flavoring agent (soaps, perfumes, disinfectants, room deodorants, baked goods, candy, and beverages); [HSDB]
An eye and mucous membrane irritant; Can cause hemorrhagic gastritis and CNS depression after ingestion; Emergency treatment: "Pine oil"; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]
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Exposure Assessment

Explanatory Notes
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects

Acute solvent syndrome

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