Pine oil is an essential oil obtained by the steam distillation of stumps, needles, twigs and cones from a variety of species of pine, particularly Pinus sylvestris. As of 1995, synthetic pine oil was the "biggest single turpentine derivative." Synthetic pine oils accounted for 90% of sales as of 2000.
In alternative medicine, it is said to be used in aromatherapy, as a scent in bath oils or more commonly as a cleaning product, and as a lubricant in small and expensive clockwork instruments. It may also be used varyingly as a disinfectant, sanitizer, mircobicide / microbistat, virucide, insecticide, and a massage oil It is also used as an effective organic herbicide where its action is to modify the waxy cuticle of plants, resulting in desiccation.
Pine oil is distinguished from other products from pine, such as turpentine, the low-boiling fraction from the distillation of pine sap, and rosin, the thick tar remaining after turpentine is distilled.
Chemically, pine oil consists mainly of alpha-Terpineol or cyclic terpene alcohols. It may also contain terpene hydrocarbons, ethers, and esters. Wikipedia
Data from the Hazardous Materials Table
Source: 49 CFR §172
(3) Hazard Class 3
Special provisions may be very complex. The extracts are taken from 49 CFR §172.102
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If the material has a flash point at or above 38 °C (100 °F) and below 93 °C (200 °F), then the bulk packaging requirements of §173.241 of this subchapter are applicable. If the material has a flash point of less than 38 °C (100 °F), then the bulk packaging requirements of §173.242 of this subchapter are applicable.
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Metal (31A, 31B and 31N); Rigid plastics (31H1 and 31H2); Composite (31HZ1 and 31HA2, 31HB2, 31HN2, 31HD2 and 31HH2).
Only liquids with a vapor pressure less than or equal to 110 kPa at 50 [deg]C (1.1 bar at 122 [deg]F), or 130 kPa at 55 [deg]C (1.3 bar at 131 [deg]F) are authorized, except for UN2672
(also see Special Provision IP8
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The maximum degree of filling must not exceed the degree of filling determined by the following:
is the maximum mean bulk temperature during transport, and tf
is the temperature in degrees celsius of the liquid during filling.
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|(9A) Passenger aircraft/rail||60 L|
|(9B) Cargo aircraft only||220 L|
Stowage category “A” means the material may be stowed “on deck” or “under deck” on a cargo vessel or on a passenger vessel.
Source: 49 CFR §172.101(k)
|(10B) Other|| n/a|
Segregation Chart for Load, Transport, Storage
In this table a statement is contained for each hazard class whether the loading, transport or storage with other hazard classes is allowed, is not permitted or is restricted. The table is based on U.S.-Code 49 CFR §177.848.
||May not be loaded, transported, or stored together in the same transport vehicle or storage facility.|
||Load, transport, storage together is not restricted.|
||Load, transport, storage together is allowed under restrictions.
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