Tea tree oil Australian


    Colour and AppearanceClear to pale yellow liquid
    DefinitionThe essential oil obtained by steam distillation from the foliage and terminal branches of Melaleuca alternifolia
    CAS No.68647-73-4
    EINECS No.85085-48-9
    EC Number285-377-1
    Tarriff Number3301296100


    (GC Requirements)
    α-Pinene: 1-6%
    Sabinene: TR -3.5%
    α-Terpinene: 5-13%
    Limonene: 0.5-4%
    P-Cymene: 0.5-12%
    1,8-Cineol: 0-15%
    y-Terpinene: 10-28%
    Terpinolene: 1.5-5%
    Terpinen-4-OL: 30% min
    α-Terpineol: 1.5-8%
    Aromadendrene: TR-7%
    OdourSpicy, earthy, myristic
    (in 85% ethanol @ 20°C)
    Soluble 1+2 max
    Refractive index
    1.4750 to 1.4820
    Specific Gravity
    0.8850 to 0.9060
    Flash Point57°C
    Specific Optical Rotation
    (@ 20°C)
    +5 to +15°
    StorageStore in a cool ry place in inert, fully airtight, well filled containers, protected from light and with the container headspace flushed with nitrogen. Stainless steel drums preferred.
    Shelf lifeRetest after 12 months if storage conditions observed then at 3 monthly intervals up to a maximum life of 36 months.

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Fri 11 November 2011 (789)

    Product also known as : 68647-73-4 85085-48-9

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