alpha-Pinene has pines odor, is the main constituent of Turpentine, which found naturally in above 400 kinds of essential oils. Extracted on fractionation from Turpentine. In flavor industry, alpha-Pinene is mainly used to synthesis Terpineol, Linalool and other Sandalwood fragrance. It also used as flavoring on daily chemicals. (content less than 2%).

Substance Identification

Synonyms α-Pinene
CAS 80-56-8
EINECS 201-291-9
FEMA 2902
HS.CODE 290219
Molecular Formula C10H16
Moleclar Weight 136.24

Application & Uses

  • Used as flavoring on daily chemicals
  • Preparation of intermediates, such like terpene maleic anhydride (TMA)

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless to pale yellow liquid
Odor Woody
Refractive Index, @ n20/D 1.464~1.474
Relative Density, @ d20/4 0.855-0.870
Acid Value, mgKOH/g ≤0.5
LD50 oral, rat 1.9g/kg min
LD50 dermal, rabbit 2.4g/kg min

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H226/303/304/315/317/410
P-Code P210/233/240/241/242/243/261/264/272/273/280
Response P301+P310 P303+P361+P353 P312 P331 P333+P313 P370+P378 P391
Storage P403+P235 P405
Disposal P501


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  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place


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