TECHNICAL DATA

EUCALYPTUS

Eucalyptus globulus
China
CAS 84625-32-1 ; 8000-48-4 EINECS 283-406-2 FEMA 2466
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Description
TECHNICAL DATA
SPECIFICATIONS
STORAGE
Crop season:
All year
Part of the plant used:
Leaves
Method of extraction:
Steam 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 80/85. The crude oil is around 45/50% 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 17.000TN of EUcalyptus oil and more than 60% is exported. The essential oil is a by product of the timber industry. 
Original plant 
Eucalyptus globulus labille 
Part of the plant used 
Leaves 
Cas 
84625-32-1 ; 8000-48-4 
Einecs 
283-406-2 
Fema 
2466 
Tariff number 
3301294100 
Appearance at 20°c 
Clear mobile liquid 
Color 
Colorless to pale yellow 
Odor 
Tonic, astringent 
Taste 
Characteristic 
Optical rotation (°) 
0,01 / 10 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,906 - 0,925 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4580 - 1,4670 
Flashpoint (°c) 
49 
Solubility 
1:5 in ethanol 70º 
Assay (% gc) 
1,8-cineole > 80 
Purge headspace with nitrogen.. 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 to pale yellow 
Odor 
Tonic, astringent 
Taste 
Characteristic 
Optical rotation (°) 
0,01 / 10 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,906 - 0,925 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4580 - 1,4670 
Flashpoint (°c) 
49 
Solubility 
1:5 in ethanol 70º 
Assay (% gc) 
1,8-cineole > 80 

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