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(S)-(−)-Limonene

96%

Synonym: (−)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene, (−)-Carvene, (S)-4-Isopropenyl-1-methyl cyclohexene

  • CAS Number 5989-54-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H16

  • Molecular Weight 136.23

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2323991

  •  EC Number 227-815-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00001558

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24853063

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Alkenes, Asymmetric Synthesis, Cell Biology, Chemical Synthesis, Chiral Building Blocks,
Quality Level   100
vapor density   4.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <3 mmHg ( 14.4 °C)
  1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   96%
optical activity   [α]19/D −94°, c = 10 in ethanol
expl. lim.   6.1 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.471 (lit.)
bp   175-177 °C (lit.)
density   0.844 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
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-/m1/s1
InChI key   XMGQYMWWDOXHJM-SNVBAGLBSA-N

Description

General description

(S)-(-)-Limonene, a monoterpenoid compound, is mostly used in perfumery and in flavoring. On irradiation, it undergoes radiolysis, which leads to a reduction in the optical purity. (S)-(-)-Limonene also shows potent antimicrobial activity.

Packaging

50, 250 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2052 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
OS8350000
Flash Point(F) 
123.8 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
51 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of cis/trans Limonene Oxide Enantiomers on Astec® CHIRALDEX® B-PH

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of cis/trans Limonene Oxide Enantiomers on Astec® CHIRALDEX® B-PH
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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