TECHNICAL DATA

PETITGRAIN PARAGUAY

Citrus aurantium
Paraguay
CAS 72968-50-4 ; 8014-17-3 EINECS 277-143-2 FEMA 2855
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Description
TECHNICAL DATA
SPECIFICATIONS
STORAGE
Crop season:
June to January
Part of the plant used:
Branches and leaves
Method of extraction:
Steam distillation
Petitgrain Paraguay is obtained by steam distillation of the branches and leaves of Citrus aurantium. As its name indicates, the process has traditionally been carried out in Paraguay, where only this oil currently comes from. Its main components, Linalol and Linalyl Acetate, give it the characteristic note of traditional fragrances for babies.
Original plant 
Citrus aurantium l. 
Part of the plant used 
Branches and leaves 
Cas 
72968-50-4 ; 8014-17-3 
Einecs 
277-143-2 
Fema 
2855 
Tariff number 
3301294100 
Appearance at 20°c 
Clear mobile liquid 
Color 
Yellow to brownish-yellow 
Odor 
Bittersweet, floral 
Taste 
Bitter 
Optical rotation (°) 
-4 / 1 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,880 - 0,895 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4500 - 1,4650 
Flashpoint (°c) 
66 
Solubility 
1:4 v/v ethanol 70% 
Acid value (mg koh/g) 
<2 
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.
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Appearance at 20°c 
Clear mobile liquid 
Color 
Yellow to brownish-yellow 
Odor 
Bittersweet, floral 
Taste 
Bitter 
Optical rotation (°) 
-4 / 1 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,880 - 0,895 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4500 - 1,4650 
Flashpoint (°c) 
66 
Solubility 
1:4 v/v ethanol 70% 
Acid value (mg koh/g) 
<2