TECHNICAL DATA

GERANIUM

Pelargonium graveolens
China
CAS 90082-51-2 ; 8000-46-2 EINECS 290-140-0 FEMA 2508
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Description
TECHNICAL DATA
SPECIFICATIONS
STORAGE
Crop season:
May to September
Part of the plant used:
Leaves and stems
Method of extraction:
Steam distillation
Geranium oil is obtained by steam distillation of cultivated plants of Pelargonum graveolens, The oil is green colored with a floral, green, rosy odour. All the oil obtained come from plantations and it is one of the irreplaceable oils in perfumery industry. China is the main producer but the quality is different from the Egyptian type. Most of the production comes from Yunnan province. the oil is very rich in citronellol.
Original plant 
Pelargonium graveolens l'her 
Part of the plant used 
Leaves and stems 
Cas 
90082-51-2 ; 8000-46-2 
Einecs 
290-140-0 
Fema 
2508 
Tariff number 
3301294100 
Appearance at 20°c 
Clear mobile liquid 
Color 
Dark green to pale green 
Odor 
Strong, floral 
Optical rotation (°) 
-14 / -7 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,880 - 0,900 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4550 - 1,4690 
Flashpoint (°c) 
64 
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 
Dark green to pale green 
Odor 
Strong, floral 
Optical rotation (°) 
-14 / -7 
Density at 20°c (g/ml)) 
0,880 - 0,900 
Refractive index nd20 
1,4550 - 1,4690 
Flashpoint (°c) 
64 
Solubility 
Insoluble in water 

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