Lemon Oil

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P/N 1131812

The volatile oil obtained by expression without the aid of heat, from the fresh peel of the fruit Citrus Limon L. Burmann filius (family Rutaceae). This lemon oil is a pale or deep yellow or greenish yellow liquid having the characteristic oder 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.

Specifications

Country of Origin Product of the United States of America
Ingredient Statement Lemon oil or natural flavor.
Specific Gravity (25°C) 0.847 to 0.855
Optical Rotation - angular degrees (100mm tube at 25°C) +50 to +71
Refractive Index (20°C) 1.468 to 1.476
Ultraviolet Absorbance 0.20 minimum
Aldehyde (%) w/w (expressed as Citral) 2.2 to 3.8
Solubility (v/v) Passes test. (One volume of Lemon Oil dissolves in three volumes of alchohol).
Acid Value 0.6 to 1.0
Arsenic 3 ppm, max
Heavy Metals 0.004% (As Pb), max
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)."
Food Chemical Codex; Lemon Oil, Distilled.
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
Tins Epoxy-lined tins 35 lbs
P/N 1131812 Drums 55 gallon drum with epoxy-coated interior 385 lbs