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(+)-Carvene, (+)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene, (R)-4-Isopropenyl-1-methyl-1-cyclohexene
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vapor density

4.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<3 mmHg ( 14.4 °C)





optical purity

ee: 98% (GLC)

expl. lim.

6.1 %

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refractive index

n20/D 1.473 (lit.)


176-177 °C (lit.)


0.842 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

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Gene Information

human ... CYP1A2(1544)

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Chiral intermediate for natural product synthesis.


5, 100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Limonene is a cyclie terpene from Chinese medicinal herb essential oils used in the synthesis of carvone. Limonene may be used as a shrinking agent to dissolve polystyrene. Limonene may be used in various insecticidal and insect repellant applications.

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Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids



Flash Point(F)

123.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

51 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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L Castillejos et al.
Journal of dairy science, 89(7), 2649-2658 (2006-06-15)
Two experiments were conducted to determine the effects of several essential oil active compounds on rumen microbial fermentation. In the first experiment, 4 doses (5, 50, 500, and 5,000 mg/L) of 5 essential oil compounds were evaluated using in vitro
Thomas G T Jaenson et al.
Journal of medical entomology, 43(1), 113-119 (2006-03-02)
In laboratory tests, ethyl acetate extracts of Hyptis suaveolens Poit. from Guinea-Bissau and Rhododendon tomentosum (Stokes) H. Harmaja (formerly Ledum palustre L.) and Myrica gale L. significantly reduced probing activity of Aedes aegypti (L.). In the field in southern Sweden
Jay M Patel et al.
Bio-protocol, 9(20), e3406-e3406 (2019-10-20)
Appetite is tightly linked to the sensory experience of feeding, including the smell, taste, and sight of food. Sensory perception can affect the palatability of food, modulating appetite beyond homeostatic requirements. Hypothalamic neurons that govern feeding are responsive to sensory
Fan Yang et al.
Frontiers in medicine, 8, 591830-591830 (2021-03-27)
At the time of the prevalence of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), pulmonary fibrosis (PF) related to COVID-19 has become the main sequela. However, the mechanism of PF related to COVID (COVID-PF) is unknown. This study aimed to explore the key
Xiufeng Li et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 12(13), 15802-15809 (2020-03-03)
Traditionally, complex coacervates of oppositely charged biopolymers have been used to form coatings around oil droplets for encapsulation of oil-soluble payloads. However, many proteins can form coacervates by themselves under certain conditions. Here, we revisit the well-known simple coacervates of


GC Analysis of Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil on SUPELCOWAX® 10

-(+)-Limonene, purum, ≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC); Geranyl tiglate; α-Terpineol, natural, ≥96%, FCC, FG; Geranyl formate; α-Pinene

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-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-ol; Neral; Geraniol; Geranial; Undecanal; Citronellyl acetate; Neryl acetate; 3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadienyl acetate; 1-Tetradecene; Tetradecane; α-Bisabolol

GC Analysis of Sweet Orange Essential Oil on SLB®-5ms (10 m x 0.10 mm I.D., 0.10 µm), Fast GC Analysis

GC Analysis of Sweet Orange Essential Oil on SLB®-5ms (10 m x 0.10 mm I.D., 0.10 μm), Fast GC Analysis

GC Analysis of Volatiles in Roasted Coffee Beans on Omegawax® after SPME using a 50/30 µm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

-Cymene; 2,5-Dimethylpyrrole; Acetoin, ≥96%, FCC, FG; 2,5-Dimethylpyrazine; 2,6-Dimethylpyrazine; 2-Ethylpyrazine, ≥98%, FG; 2,3-Dimethylpyrazine; 4-Heptanone; 3-Ethylpyridine; 2,3,5-Trimethylpyrazine; Furfural; Pyrrole; Furfuryl acetate; Linalool; Linalyl acetate; 5-Methylfurfural; γ-Butyrolactone; 2-Acetyl-1-methylpyrrole; Furfuryl alcohol; 2-Acetylpyrrole; Pyrrole-2-carboxaldehyde

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