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pinus palustris tar
product obtained by the destructive distillation of the wood of the swamp pine, pinus palustris, pinaceae

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Name:pinus palustris tar
CAS Number: 8011-48-1
ECHA EC Number:232-374-8
Category:cosmetic agents
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FDA Mainterm (IAUFC):8011-48-1 ; PINE TAR
Physical Properties:
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Soluble in:
 water, 7226 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: resinous
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: denaturants
Foreverest Resources
Pine Tar
Odor: characteristic
Use: Pine Tar is known since ancient history for its capacity as a water repellent vapour barrier on wood and rope and for its gentle antiseptic effect. It has an empyreumatic odor and sharp taste. The chief constituents are volatile terpene oils, neutral oils of high boiling point and high solvency, resin and fatty acids. The proportion of these vary in the different grades of tar, also according to tree species and the part of the tree used, type of carbonization oven ect.
Foreverest Resources
Wood Tar Oil
Odor: tary
Use: Pine tar, also call as wood tar or wood tar oil, is a brownish to dark brown viscous liquid.
Pine Tar - Technical
Pine Tar Pharmaceutical
Penta International
Penta International
Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
cosmetic agents
IFRA Critical Effect:
Dermal sensitization
IFRA Other Specification: < 10 mmoles / L of peroxides
IFRA fragrance material specification:
 Essential oils (e.g. turpentine oil) and isolates (e.g. delta-3-carene) derived from the Pinacea family, including Pinus and Abies genera, should only be used when the level of peroxides is kept to the lowest practicable level, for instance by adding antioxidants at the time of production. Such products should have a peroxide value of less than 10 millimoles peroxide per liter, determined according to the FMA method, which can be downloaded from the IFRA website (see Analytical Methods).
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Recommendation for pinus palustris tar usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for pinus palustris tar flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for Landes pine tar for use in plant protection as protectant and repellent
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):8011-48-1
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
pinus palustris tar
 pinus palustris tar
Canada Domestic Sub. List:8011-48-1
Pubchem (sid):135289728
Other Information:
FDA Indirect Additives used in Food Contact Substances:View
Export Tariff Code:3301.29.6000
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 antidandruff agents
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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 product obtained by the destructive distillation of the wood of the swamp pine, pinus palustris, pinaceae


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tsca definition 2008: a product obtained from the destructive distillation of the wood of pinus, pinaceae.
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