The volatile oil obtained by expression without the aid of heat, from the fresh peel of the fruit Citrus Limon L. Burmann filius or meyeri Y. Tan. It is thought to be a cross with a lemon and a mandarin or common orange. This lemon oil is a yellow with orange tint liquid having the characteristic odor and taste of the outer part of the fresh lemon peel. It has been processed by winterizing to remove the waxy substances that precipitate upon mixing with alcohol.
|Country of Origin
||Product of the United States of America
||Lemon oil or natural flavor.
|Specific Gravity (25°C)
||0.849 to 0.855
|Optical Rotation - angular degrees (100mm tube at 25°C)
||+62 to +78
|Refractive Index (20°C)
||1.473 to 1.476
|Aldehyde (%) w/w (expressed as Citral)
||1.0 to 2.5
||Code of Federal Regulations, Vol. 21 "Food and Drugs"
Chapter 1--Food and Drug Administration
Part 182--"Substances Generally Recognized as Safe" (GRAS)
Subpart A--General Provision
Paragraph 182.20--"Essential Oils, oleoresins (solvent-free), and natural extractives (including distillates)."
||35°F to 70°F
|Storage Temperature and Conditions
||35°F to 70°F
Once received, citrus oils should be stored at cool temperatures in full container with an inert gas-flushed headspace.
||24 months in unopened origional container
||Ventura Coastal Corporation warrants to customer that at the time of shipment to customer, the ingredients delivered will meet the specifications herein provided. There are no other warranties, expressed or implied, including any warranty of MERCHANTIBILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.