W263303

Sigma-Aldrich

(R)-(+)-Limonene

greener alternative

≥93%

Synonym(s):
(R)-(+)-Limonene, (+)-Carvene, (+)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene, (R)-4-Isopropenyl-1-methyl-1-cyclohexene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H16
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
136.23
FEMA Number:
2633
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2204754
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
491
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
1.045
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

Halal
Kosher

reg. compliance

FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 182.60

vapor density

4.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<3 mmHg ( 14.4 °C)
1 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥93%

optical activity

[α]20/D +120°, neat

expl. lim.

6.1 %

greener alternative product characteristics

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refractive index

n20/D 1.473 (lit.)

bp

176-177 °C (lit.)

density

0.842 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
0.84 g/mL at 25 °C

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

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Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

orange; citrus; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

greener alternative category

Aligned

SMILES string

CC(=C)[C@@H]1CCC(C)=CC1

InChI

1S/C10H16/c1-8(2)10-6-4-9(3)5-7-10/h4,10H,1,5-7H2,2-3H3/t10-/m0/s1

InChI key

XMGQYMWWDOXHJM-JTQLQIEISA-N

Gene Information

human ... CYP1A2(1544)

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Packaging

20 kg in composite drum
1 kg in glass bottle

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Signal Word

Danger

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 2052 3 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

123.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

51 °C - closed cup

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