Terpinen-4-ol is a kind of natural terpene alcohol isolated from Turpentine, Lavender Oil and fruits. Terpinen-4-ol also can be synthesized from Terpinolene 4, 8-epoxide or 1,4-Cineole.

It appears pale yellow viscous liquid with mild earthy and woody odor. It has natural spice aromas that is usually used in essential oil recipes.

On the other hand, Terpinen-4-ol has strong effects of disinfection, sterilization and antisepsis, so it can also be used as natural disinfectant to treat illness and hurts.

Substance Identification

Synonyms 4-Terpinenol | Terpinenol-4 |ρ-1-Menthen-4-ol
CAS 562-74-3
EINECS 209-235-5
FEMA 2248
HS.CODE 330129
Molecular Formula C10H18O
Moleclar Weight 154.25

Application & Uses

  • used in body lotions and cleaners
  • used in flavors such as mints
  • used in intermediate to Antibacterial agents
  • used in preservatives
  • used in reconstitutions of essential oils such as lavender and geranium
  • used in shampoos
  • used in soaps
  • used in solvent
  • used in spices and fruity citrus

Features & Benefits

  • Strong effects of disinfection, sterilization and antisepsis.
  • Very slightly soluble, and solube in Alcohol and oil

Sales Specification

Apearance Slightly yellow viscous liquid
Odor Mild earthy, woody, musty, peppery
Refractive Index, N20/d 1.475~1.485
Density, D20/4, g/ml 0.928~0.941
Optical Rotation, ° -0.5~+0.5
Content, GC 95% min
LD50 oral, rat >1.3g/kg
LD50 dermal, rabbit >2.5g/kg

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H227/302/315/319/335
P-Code P210/261/264/270/271/280
Response P301+P312+P330 P302+P352 P304+P340+P312 P305+P351+P338 P332+P313 P337+P313 P370+P378
Storage P403+P233 P403+P235 P405
Disposal P501
S-phrases: S26 S36 S37/S39 | R-phrases: R22 R36/37/38


  • containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
  • keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
  • store in cool place.
  • store under inert gas. Air sensitive


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