The volatile oil obtained by distillation from the fresh peel or juice of Citrus Limon L. Burmann filius (family Rutaceae). This oil is a nearly colorless liquid having the characteristic oder of the fruit. Soluble most fixed oils, insoluble glycerin and propylene glycol.
|Country of Origin
||Product of the United States of America
||Lemon essence oil or natural flavor.
|Specific Gravity (25°C)
||0.842 to 0.866
|Optical Rotation - angular degrees (100mm tube at 25°C)
||+55 to +78
|Refractive Index (20°C)
||1.470 to 1.475
|Aldehyde (%) w/w (expressed as Citral)
||1.5 to 3.5
||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)."
Food Chemical Codex; Lemon Oil, Distilled.
||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
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