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D-Limonene is a Chiral intermediate for natural product synthesis. It is used as a renewably based solvent in cleaning products.
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Product synenthesis | solvent
|Alternate Names||4-Isopropenyl-1-methyl-1-1cyclohexene; p-Mentha-1,8-diene; (R)-(+)-Limonene|
|Application Notes||D-Limonene is a Chiral intermediate for natural product synthesis. It is used as a renewably based solvent in cleaning products.|
|Auto Ignition||237 deg C|
|Base Catalog Number||155234|
|Beilstein Registry Number||2204754|
|Biochemical Physiological Actions||Limonene is a cyclie terpene from Chinese medicinal herb essential oils used in the synthesis of carvone. Limonene may be used as a shrinking agent to dissolve polystyrene. Limonene may be used in various insecticidal and insect repellant applications.|
|Boiling Point||348 to 349° F at 760 mm Hg (NTP, 1992)|
|Density||0.8411 at 68° F (NTP, 1992)|
|Flash Point||119° F (NTP, 1992)|
|Melting Point||-142.4° F (NTP, 1992)|
|Molecular Weight||136.238 g/mol|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Eyeshields, Faceshields, full-face respirator , Gloves, multi-purpose combination respirator cartridge, respirator filter|
|Refractive Index||n20/D 1.473(lit.)|
|Safety Symbol||GHS02, GHS07, GHS09|
|Solubility||less than 1 mg/mL at 67.1° F (NTP, 1992)|
|Vapor Density||4.69 (NTP, 1992) (Relative to Air)|
|Vapor Pressure||1 mm Hg at 57° F ; 5 mm Hg at 104.7° F; 10 mm Hg at 128.8° F (NTP, 1992)|