TECHNICAL DATA

LIME

Citrus aurantifola
Mexico
CAS 90063-52-8 ; 8008-26-2 EINECS 290-010-3 FEMA 2631
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Description
TECHNICAL DATA
SPECIFICATIONS
STORAGE
Crop season:
April to May
Part of the plant used:
Rind of not completly ripe fruits
Method of extraction:
Steam distillation
Lime oil is obtained by cold-pressed method of the Citrus aurantifolia skin. There are different origins for this essential oil, the one that comes from Mexico being common. Used in both fragrances and aromas, its participation in cola aromas is very well-known. Ventós offers the quality squeezed, distilled and fold..
Original plant 
Citrus aurantifolia swingle 
Part of the plant used 
Rind of not completly ripe fruits 
Cas 
90063-52-8 ; 8008-26-2 
Einecs 
290-010-3 
Fema 
2631 
Tariff number 
3301192000 
Appearance at 20°c 
Clear mobile liquid 
Color 
Pale yellow 
Odor 
Intense,fresh,citric,astringent 
Optical rotation (°) 
34 / 50 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,854 - 0,872 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4740 - 1,4780 
Flashpoint (°c) 
50 
Solubility 
Insoluble in water 
Purge headspace with nitrogen.. Keep in tightly closed container in a cool and dry place, protected from light. When stored for more than 24 months, quality should be checked before use.
We believe the above information to be correct but we do not present it as all inclusive and as such should be used as a guide. ERNESTO VENTÓS, S.A. shall not be held responsible for any damage or injury resulting from contact with the above.
Appearance at 20°c 
Clear mobile liquid 
Color 
Pale yellow 
Odor 
Intense,fresh,citric,astringent 
Optical rotation (°) 
34 / 50 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,854 - 0,872 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4740 - 1,4780 
Flashpoint (°c) 
50 
Solubility 
Insoluble in water