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(R)-(+)-Limonene for synthesis. CAS 5989-27-5, molar mass 136.24 g/mol., for synthesis

Synonym: (+)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene, (R)-(+)-4-Isopropenyl-1-methyl-1-cyclohexene

  • CAS Number 5989-27-5

  • Linear Formula C₁₀H₁₆

  • Molecular Weight 136.24 g/mol

  •  EC Number 227-813-5



bp   177 - 178 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     0.7 - 6.1 %(V)
vapor pressure   2.1 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   0.02 g/l
density   0.84 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   43 °C DIN 51758
autoignition temp.   255 °C
mp   -74 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat > 2000 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit > 2000 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 94.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.841 - 0.846
  Spec. rotation [α²0/D (undiluted): +115.0 - +122.0 °
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2902 19 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P280: Wear protective gloves.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 2 water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS09  GHS09
Hazard Symbols 
Dangerous for the environment  Dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbols 
Irritant  Irritant
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 2052 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 2052 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 2052 , 3, III, Marine Pollutant: P
Categories of danger 
flammable, irritant, sensitizing, dangerous for the environment
R Phrase 
R 10-38-43-50/53
Flammable.Irritating to skin.May cause sensitisation by skin contact.Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase 
S 24-37-60-61
Avoid contact with skin.Wear suitable gloves.This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
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