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Sigma-Aldrich

(S)-(−)-Limonene

96%

Synonym(s):
(−)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene, (−)-Carvene, (S)-4-Isopropenyl-1-methyl cyclohexene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H16
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
136.23
Beilstein:
2323991
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor density

4.7 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

<3 mmHg ( 14.4 °C)
1 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

96%

form

liquid

optical activity

[α]19/D −94°, c = 10 in ethanol

expl. lim.

6.1 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.471 (lit.)

bp

175-177 °C (lit.)

density

0.844 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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-/m1/s1

InChI key

XMGQYMWWDOXHJM-SNVBAGLBSA-N

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General description

(S)-(-)-Limonene, a monoterpenoid compound, is mostly used in perfumery and in flavoring. On irradiation, it undergoes radiolysis, which leads to a reduction in the optical purity. (S)-(-)-Limonene also shows potent antimicrobial activity.

Packaging

50, 250 g in glass bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - 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

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