Lime Terpenes

Citrus aurantifolia

The less intensive lime terpenes are a large group of chemical compounds which are by-products of the concentration of lime oil. They are particularly in demand because they are comparatively inexpensive, but can be used in many different ways.


Product Details
Botanical name: Citrus aurantifolia
Plant/part used: Fruit/peel
Production method of raw material: Distillation
Processing technology: Rectification
TSCA CAS: 68917-71-5
EINECS CAS: 90063-52-8
EINECS: 290-010-3
Appearance: Fluid, clear-light yellow
Chemical identification: Lime (Citrus aurantifolia), extract (lime oil, terpenes and terpenoids)
Density 20 °C (g/ml): 0.8400 - 0.8540
Refractive index at 20 °C: 1.4680 - 1.4800
Optical rotation at 20 °C, 10 cm (°): 42 - 56
Chemical constituents: Limonene, gamma-Terpinene, Terpinolene
REACH: Registered