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Mandarin Oil Yellow

Citrus reticulata

Mandarin oil is one of the most important essential citrus oils for the food and fragrance industry. Depending on the origin, ripeness or type of fruit, the oil obtained from the peel can be yellow, green or red. Yellow mandarin oil is used to flavour soft drinks, liqueurs, bakery products and desserts. Mandarin oil is also frequently used in aromatherapy.

The annual production of mandarin oil worldwide is between 1.75 to 1.85 million kilograms. The yield is approximately 3 to 5 kilograms of oil per 1000 kilograms of fruit.

Mandarin belongs to the orange family and has its origins in China. Today, Italy is one of the largest producers of mandarin oil.

Product Details
Botanical name: Citrus reticulata
Plant/part used: Fruit/peel
Production method of raw material: Cold pressed
Processing technology: no processing
TSCA CAS: 8008-31-9
EINECS CAS: 84929-38-4
EINECS: 284-521-0
Appearance: Fluid, yellow
Chemical identification: Mandarin orange, extract (mandarin oil)
Density 20 °C (g/ml): 0.8400 - 0.8600
Refractive index at 20 °C: 1.4650 - 1.4850
Optical rotation at 20 °C, 10 cm (°): 64 - 82
Chemical constituents: Limonene, gamma-Terpinene, Methyl-N-methylanthranilate
REACH: Registered