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(R)-(+)-Limonene

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
(+)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene, (+)-Carvene, (R)-4-Isopropenyl-1-methyl-1-cyclohexene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H16
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
136.23
Beilstein:
2204754
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor density

4.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<3 mmHg ( 14.4 °C)

assay

≥99.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

optical activity

[α]20/D +115.5±1°, c = 10% in ethanol

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

6.1 %

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.473 (lit.)
n20/D 1.473

bp

176-177 °C (lit.)

density

0.842 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

agriculture
cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(=C)[C@@H]1CCC(C)=CC1

InChI

1S/C10H16/c1-8(2)10-6-4-9(3)5-7-10/h4,10H,1,5-7H2,2-3H3/t10-/m0/s1

InChI key

XMGQYMWWDOXHJM-JTQLQIEISA-N

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General description

(R)-(+)-Limonene is a terpenoid compound that is abundantly present in many plants such as rosemary.[1] It is highly associated with plant and insect interactions due to its tendency to attract insects.[1]

Application

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Other Notes

Regioselective hydrogenation of the exocyclic double bond[2][3]; Regioselective epoxidation of the endocyclic double bond[4]

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

123.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

51 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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