Lemon Oil

Desert-Type Meyer Lemon Oil

P/N 1130412

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
Ingredient Statement 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
Regulatory Status 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)."
Shipping Temperature 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.
Shelf-Life 24 months in unopened origional container
Warranty 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.

Packaging & Fill Weight

Item Type Description Fill Weight
P/N 1130412 Drums 55 gallon drum with epoxy-coated interior 385 lbs