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(S)-(-)-Limonene is used to inhibit the proliferation of colon cancer cells. It is also used in artificial essential oils in order to produce (+)-carvone. It is an active component of turpentine. Further, it is used in flavorings, fragrances, and cosmetics. It finds application as a solvent and wetting agent. In addition to this it is used to produce resins.
Molina, G.; Bution, M. L.; Bicas, J. L.; Dolder, M. A. H.; Pastore, G. M. Comparative study of the bioconversion process using R-(+)- and S-(-)-limonene as substrates for Fusarium oxysporum 152B. Food Chem. 2015, 174, 606-613.
Willrodt, C.; Karande, R.; Schmid, A.; Julsing, M. K. Guiding efficient microbial synthesis of non-natural chemicals by physicochemical properties of reactants. Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. 2015, 35, 52-62.
Hazard Statements: H226-H315-H317
Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280a-P240-P303+P361+P353-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.