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Alfa Aesar™ (S)-(-)-Limonene, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (S)-(-)-Limonene
CAS 5989-54-8
Molecular Formula C10H16
Formula Weight 136.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001558
UN Number UN2052
Beilstein 2323991
Merck Index 14,5493
Synonym (S)-(-)-4-Isopropenyl-1-methylcyclohexene; (-)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene
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AAL1324418

 
alfa aesar™
L13244-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL1324430

 
alfa aesar™
L13244-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 50g
Boiling Point 175° to 177°C
Melting Point −74°C
Quantity 50g
Flash Point 48°C (118°F)
Optical Rotation −90° (c=10 in Ethanol)
Chemical Name or Material (S)-(-)-Limonene
CAS 5989-54-8
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C10H16
Formula Weight 136.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001558
UN Number UN2052
Beilstein 2323991
Merck Index 14,5493
Synonym (S)-(-)-4-Isopropenyl-1-methylcyclohexene; (-)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H315-H317
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: DIPENTENE
RTECS Number OS8350000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol. Immiscible with water.

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

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
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.

GHS H Statement
H226-H315-H317
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.