D-Limonene, is the most common terpene in nature, found in many essential oils it is typically the major component of most all citrus oils as it is found in abundance in the skin of citrus fruits such as lemon, orange, grapefruit, etc. It is often used in medicinal supplements as well as in fragrances an flavors. Limonene in plants is useful as a natural defense mechanism to kill diseases.
- Appearance: Colorless Liquid
- Organoleptic: Citrus, Orange, Fresh, Sweet
- CAS Registry Number: 5989-27-5
- FEMA Number: 2633
- Other names:Cyclohexene, 1-methyl-4-(1-methylethenyl)-, (R)-; p-Mentha-1,8-diene, (R)-(+)-; (+)-(R)-Limonene; (+)-(4R)-Limonene; (+)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene; (+)-Limonene; (R)-(+)-Limonene; Carvene; D-(+)-Limonene; Limonene, (D)-; Limonene, (+)-; (R)-1-methyl-4-(1-methylethenyl)cyclohexene; Dextro-limonene; (R)-4-Isopropenyl-1-methyl-1-cyclohexene; 4-Isopropenyl-1-methyl-1-cyclohexene-, (R)-; (R)-Limonene; (+)-Dipentene; (4R)-(+)-Limonene; (4R)-Limonene; (R)-(+)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene; (R)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene; Biogenic SE 374; Cyclohexene, 1-methyl-4-(1-methylethenyl)-, (4R)-
Specification Value Purity 99%+ Primary Bio-Activity Anti-microbial Chemical Class Monoterpene Molecular Formula C10H16 Molecular Weight 136.234 Boiling Point @ 1atm 175-177°C Flash Point 47.22 °C Optical Rotation +90 to +102 Specific Gravity @ 25ºC 0.9980 to 1.0150 Refractive Index @ 20ºC 1.4580 to 1.4680