Limonene is used as a solvent for filament-fused 3D printing, in cosmetic products, as a fragrance and as a biofuel. It is useful to promote weight loss, prevent cancer, treat cancer and treat bronchitis. It also finds use in foods, beverages, chewing gum, as a flavoring agent and a shrinking agent to dissolve polystyrene. It acts as a chiral intermediate for natural product synthesis and as an insect repellant.
Miscible with alcohol,chloroform,ether and carbondisulfide.Immiscible with water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Store in a cool place.
|177° to 178°C|
|+115° (c=10 in Ethanol)|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: DIPENTENE
RTECSNumber : GW6360000
TSCA : TSCA