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L13244 (S)-(-)-Limonene, 97%

CAS Number
5989-54-8
Synonyms
(S)-(-)-4-Isopropenyl-1-methylcyclohexene
(-)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L13244-18 50g 27.00
L13244-30 250g 69.50
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(S)-(-)-Limonene, 97%

MDL
MFCD00001558
EINECS
227-815-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H16
Formula Weight
136.23
Melting point
-74°
Boiling Point
175-177°
Flash Point
48°(118°F)
Density
0.844
Refractive Index
1.4720
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with alcohol. Immiscible with water.

Applications

(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.

Notes

Incompatible strong oxidizing agents, acids, strong bases and peroxides.

Literature References

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.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H304-H315-H317-H319-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Causes skin irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P272-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P331-P333+P313-P337+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Do NOT induce vomiting. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,5493
Beilstein
2323991
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2902.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OS8350000

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