Eucalyptus Oil

    DESCRIPTION

    Appearancecolourless to pale yellow liquid
    CharacteristicLocally steam distilled from the fresh or partly dried long and narrow leaves of the eucalyptus globulus. Its main use is in pharmaceutical applications, flavouring of cough drops, and oral hygeine products. It can also be used as a general germicide
    CAS No.8000-48-4
    BTN3301 2941 00

    SPECIFICATIONS

    OdourCharacteristic odour of Eucalyptus globulus
    IdentificationComplies A/B
    Solubility
    (in alcohol 70%)
    Soluble in 5 volumes of ethanol
    Refractive index
    (20°C)
    1.458 to 1.470n20d
    Relative Density
    (20°C)
    0.906 to 0.927g/ml
    Specific Optical Rotation
    (20°C)
    Max +10 °
    AldehydesMeets requirements of EP
    Plant
    (Botanical Name)
    Eucalyptus Globulus
    GC ProfileCineol content:Min 80%
    A-pinene:Max9%
    B-pinene:Max 1.5%
    Sabinene:Max 0.3%
    A-Phellandrene:Max1.5%
    Limonene:Min12%
    Camphor:Min0.1%
    Packaging180kg drums
    Shelf life3 Years from date of manufacture


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    This specification has been last modified on Fri 23 September 2011 (700)

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