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CAS No 8002-68-4 , Essential oils, juniper

  • Name: Essential oils, juniper
  • Synonyms: Juniper oil; Oil ofjuniper; Liqs., juniper oils; Liquids, juniper oils;Essential oils, juniper;Oils,juniper;
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  • Transport: UN 1993 3/PG 3
  • Flash Point: 110 °F
  • Boiling Point: 131-172 °C(lit.)
  • Density: 0.86 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
  • Refractive index: n20/D 1.4775(lit.)
  • Safety Statements: Mildly toxic by ingestion. A human skin irritant. An allergen. A systemic irritant. If taken internally, a severe kidney irritation similar to that caused by turpentine may result. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and fumes. See also individual components.
  • Hazard Symbols: Xi: Irritant;
  • Flash Point: 110 °F
  • Molecular Weight: 0
  • Risk Statements: 10-38
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References of Essential oils, juniper
Title: Juniper
Literature References: Dioecious, evergreen shrub, Juniperus communis L., Cupressaceae, bearing tangy, bitter, blue berries. Medicinal portions inlude the ripe berries, berry cones and essential oil. Habit. Europe, northern Africa, northern Asia, North America. Constit. Volatile oil (1-2%), diterpenes, catechin tannins, flavonoids, inverted sugar (20-30%), oligomeric proanthocyanidins. Analysis by GLC of the oil of six western North American species: F. C. Vasec, R. W. Scora, Am. J. Bot. 54, 781 (1967). Botanical description and medicinal uses: J. Gruenwald et al., PDR for Herbal Medicines (Medical Economics, Montvale, 2nd Ed., 2000) pp 440-441. Review of pharmacology: J. Barnes et al., Herbal Medicines (Pharmaceutical Press, London, 2nd Ed., 2002) pp 317-319.
Derivative Type: Volatile oil
CAS Registry Number: 8002-68-4
Synonyms: Juniperberry oil; oil of juniper
Literature References: Obtained by steam distillation of the dried ripe fruit (berries). Constit. Primarily monoterpenes incl. a-pinene, b-myrcene, sabinine, camphene, terpineol.
Properties: Colorless, faintly green or yellow liquid with characteristic odor and aromatic, bitter taste. Odor and taste as of the berries. d2525 0.854-0.879. [a]D25 0 to -15°. nD20 1.474-1.484. Sol in most fixed oils, mineral oil. Insol in glycerin, propylene glycol. Keep cool in well-closed and well-filled bottles, protected from light.
Optical Rotation: [a]D25 0 to -15°
Index of refraction: nD20 1.474-1.484
Density: d2525 0.854-0.879
Use: Volatile oil as flavor component of gin; in perfumery.
Therap-Cat: Diuretic; carminative.