TECHNICAL DATA

CISTUS OIL, COMPLETE

Cistus ladaniferus
Spain
CAS 89997-74-0 ; 8016-26-0 EINECS 289-711-7 FEMA 2609
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Description
TECHNICAL DATA
SPECIFICATIONS
STORAGE
Crop season:
June to September
Part of the plant used:
Leaves and twigs
Method of extraction:
Steam distillation
Also known as Estepa, Jara, Jara negra or Jara pegajosa, the cistus is an aromatic plant that grows throughout the Mediterranean, can reach more than 1 meter in height, has woody stems of reddish-brown and sticky. There are several species of Cistus and not all are worth to obtain their essential oil. Only Cistus ladaniferus is suitable for obtaining essential oil. Characteristic for its white flowers with a purple spot at the base, lanceolate leaves of intense green and sticky. With the intense heat of summer produces a secretion that is highly valued for its olfactory properties.
Original plant 
Cistus ladaniferus l. 
Part of the plant used 
Leaves and twigs 
Cas 
89997-74-0 ; 8016-26-0 
Einecs 
289-711-7 
Fema 
2609 
Tariff number 
3301294100 
Appearance at 20°c 
Clear mobile liquid 
Color 
Brown to orange or red 
Odor 
Warm, balsam, herbal, spicy 
Optical rotation (°) 
0 / 0 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,880 - 0,935 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4700 - 1,4850 
Flashpoint (°c) 
40 
Solubility 
Insoluble in water 
Keep in tightly closed container in a cool and dry place, protected from light. When stored for more than 24 months, quality should be checked before use.
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Appearance at 20°c 
Clear mobile liquid 
Color 
Brown to orange or red 
Odor 
Warm, balsam, herbal, spicy 
Optical rotation (°) 
0 / 0 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,880 - 0,935 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4700 - 1,4850 
Flashpoint (°c) 
40 
Solubility 
Insoluble in water 

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