TECHNICAL DATA

LIMONENE

CAS 5989-27-5 EINECS 227-813-5 FEMA 2633
REQUEST AN OFFER
Description
TECHNICAL DATA
SPECIFICATIONS
STORAGE
Part of the plant used:
Fruit peels
Main component in large part of citrus essential oils in their D form, has become a universal natural solvent for the F&F industries. D-Limonene is also a synthesis precursor for other ingredients of our industry, such as Carvone. Obtained from Orange Terpenes by rectification.
Original plant 
Citrus sinensis 
Part of the plant used 
Fruit peels 
Formula 
C10 h16 
Molecular weight 
136 
Cas 
5989-27-5  
Einecs 
227-813-5 
Fema 
2633 
Tariff number 
2902190000 
Appearance at 20°c 
Clear mobile liquid 
Color 
Colorless to pale yellow 
Odor 
Citrus, smooth 
Optical rotation (°) 
90 / 105 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,838 - 0,880 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4700 - 1,4750 
Flashpoint (°c) 
53 
Solubility 
Insoluble in water 
Assay (% gc) 
> 98 
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 
Colorless to pale yellow 
Odor 
Citrus, smooth 
Optical rotation (°) 
90 / 105 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,838 - 0,880 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4700 - 1,4750 
Flashpoint (°c) 
53 
Solubility 
Insoluble in water 
Assay (% gc) 
> 98