TECHNICAL DATA

EUCALYPTOL

Eucalyptus globulus
China
CAS 470-82-6 EINECS 207-431-5 FEMA 2465
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Description
TECHNICAL DATA
SPECIFICATIONS
STORAGE
Crop season:
All year
Part of the plant used:
Leaves
Method of extraction:
Fractionated distillation
Eucalyptus globulus is one of the most common used essential oils. It is steam distilled form the fresh or dried young branches and leaves of Eucalyptus tree. It is produced mainly in the province of Yunnan, China, in rural areas. Intermediary companies gather the oil and redistill in order to obtain a rectified quality improving the content of Cineol up to 85. The crude oil is around 50 Cineol and it is rarely used. It is mainly used for flavoring, pharma products, because its antimicrobial effect, and oral care products, giving a clean and refreshing side. On fragrances is mainly used for household products. It is an antireumathic oil, antiinflamatory and it is widely ussed for massage oils. China produces around seventy thousand tones of Eucalyptus oil and more than 60 per cent is exported. The essential oil is a by product of the timber industry. The main fraction of Eucaliptus oil is Eucalyptol.
Original plant 
Eucalyptus spp. 
Part of the plant used 
Leaves 
Formula 
C10 h18 0 
Molecular weight 
154 
Cas 
470-82-6  
Einecs 
207-431-5 
Fema 
2465 
Tariff number 
2932990090 
Appearance at 20°c 
Clear mobile liquid 
Color 
Colorless 
Odor 
Fresh, camphoraceous, diffusive 
Taste 
Fresh, camphoraceous, sweet 
Optical rotation (°) 
-0,3 / 0,3 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,920 - 0,930 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4550 - 1,4600 
Flashpoint (°c) 
50 
Solubility 
Insoluble in water; soluble 1:5 v/v ethanol 60% 
Assay (% gc) 
> 98,5 
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 
Colorless 
Odor 
Fresh, camphoraceous, diffusive 
Taste 
Fresh, camphoraceous, sweet 
Optical rotation (°) 
-0,3 / 0,3 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,920 - 0,930 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4550 - 1,4600 
Flashpoint (°c) 
50 
Solubility 
Insoluble in water; soluble 1:5 v/v ethanol 60% 
Assay (% gc) 
> 98,5 

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