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PERU BALSAM

PERU BALSAM
CAS 8007-00-9 EINECS 232-352-8 FEMA 2116

SPECIFICATION DATA SHEET

ORIGINAL PLANT 
Myroxylon pereirae Klotzsch 
PART OF THE PLANT USED 
BARKS 
MOLECULAR WEIGHT 
CAS 
8007-00-9  
EINECS 
232-352-8 
FEMA 
2116 
TARIFF NUMBER 
1301900000 
VERSION 
DATE OF VERSION 
02/11/09 

SPECIFICATIONS

APPEARANCE AT 20°C 
VISCOUS LIQUID 
COLOR 
DARK-BROWN 
ODOR 
SWEET, DELICATE, VANILLA-LIKE 
TASTE 
BALSAMIC, BITTER, WOODY 
OPTICAL ROTATION (°) 
0 / 0 
DENSITY AT 20°C (g/ml)) 
1,140 - 1,180 
REFRACTIVE INDEX nD20 
1,5800 - 1,5950 
FLASHPOINT (°C) 
110 
SOLUBILITY 
INSOLUBLE IN WATER; SOLUBLE IN ETHANOL 
ASSAY (% GC) 
BALSAMIC ESTERS 49-60%. SAPONIFIC.VALUE ESTERS>230 
ACID VALUE (mg KOH/g) 

STABILITY AND STORAGE

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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