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183164 Sigma-Aldrich

(R)-(+)-Limonene

Green Alternative

97%

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

  • CAS Number 5989-27-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H16

  • Molecular Weight 136.23

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2204754

  •  EC Number 227-813-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00062991

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57647732

  •  NACRES NA.79

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
vapor density   4.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <3 mmHg ( 14.4 °C)
assay   97%
optical purity   ee: 98% (GLC)
expl. lim.   6.1 %
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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.)
greener alternative category   Aligned
storage temp.   room temp
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)

Description

Application

Chiral intermediate for natural product synthesis.

Packaging

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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2052 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
GW6360000
Flash Point(F) 
123.8 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
51 °C - closed cup

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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

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

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GC Analysis of Volatiles in Limoncello on SLB®-5ms after SPME using a 100 μm PDMS Fiber

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

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GC Analysis of an Indoor Air Standard on Equity®-1

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

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