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(S)-(−)-Limonene

≥95%, FG

Synonym(s):
(S)-4-Isopropenyl-1-methyl cyclohexene, (−)-Carvene, (−)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H16
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
136.23
Beilstein:
2323991
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
1.046
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Kosher

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 182.60

vapor density

4.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<3 mmHg ( 14.4 °C)
1 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥95%

optical activity

[α]20/D −90 to -61°, neat (angular)

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.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

herbaceous; camphoraceous; pine

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 fragrance monoterpene, is mainly found in citrus peel oil. It is also found in the essential oils of herbs such as rosemary, eucalyptus, lavender, caraway, lemongrass, and peppermint) and also tea tree oil, and turpentine oil. The oxidation products of limonene may lead to fragrance-related contact allergy.

Packaging

8 kg in steel drum
1 kg 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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