M.F. : C10H16
M.W. : 136.24
Appearance: Clear to pale yellow liquid with a lemon-like odorDensity: 0.84
Boiling Point: 170 - 180 C
Melting Point: -97 oC
Flash Point: 46 oC
Refractive index: 1.472-1.485
Solubility: Practically insoluble
Stability: Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
-Used in chemical synthesis as a precursor to carvone and as a renewably based solvent in cleaning products.-Used as a perfumery composition for soaps, personal care products and cosmetics.
-Used as an intermediate for terpene resins, carvone, terylene, and rubber chemicals.
-Used as an oils dispersant, metal dryer.
U-sed as a substitute for chlorinated solvents in degreasing metals for cleaning in the electronic industry and the
printing industry while it can also be used as starting material for the synthesis of terpene resin. alpha-Limonene
has been used as a gallstone solubilizer in pharmaceutical industry.
Packed in 44/53/58 gallons new galvanized iron drums, 140/170/185kgs net per drum. Goods can alsobe packed in 1000L IBCs or ISOTanks according to customers' requirements.
Storage and Transformation
Store in cool place.Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.