Turpentine Derived Scheme

Gum turpentine, wood turpentine, and sulphate turpentine are the three categories of turpentine, distinguished by their respective sources of raw materials. Sulphate turpentine is a byproduct of the pulp manufacturing process. This substance has a low level of alpha-pinene and a high concentration of 3-Carene. Gum turpentine is derived from pine resin through distillation. The isomers alpha-Pinene and beta-Pinene make up a large proportion of this substance, while Camphene, Dipentene, and Terpinolene are found in smaller quantities.

Extracted from pine trees, gum turpentine is an oil that ranges in color from colorless to pale yellow and contains a mixture of terpenes. Due to the existence of double bonds and rings, terpenes have the ability to undergo various reactions. The pinene structure in turpentine provides it with properties resembling those of other natural flavor and fragrance compounds. In contrast to petroleum-based compounds, this has a unique advantage.

The isomerization of turpentine results in intermediates like Camphene, an essential material in the synthetic scheme for a variety of fragrances. The substances known as Ocimene, Myrcene, and Geraniol, which are derived from the process of pyrolysis or hydrogenation, serve as the fundamental building blocks for a diverse range of flavor and fragrance formulations.

Pinonic acid and Pinic acid, both oxidation products of turpentine, possess versatile properties that make them suitable for a range of fine chemical uses, such as plasticizers, lubricants, and chemical additives. The execution of hydration reactions can be applied to formulate cough medicine and other related products.

To summarize, it can be concluded that turpentine, being an innate and renewable element, is exceedingly congruous with the contemporary inclination towards green, low-carbon, and sustainable advancement.

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CAS: 23787-90-8
SPECS: 80%

Isolongifolanone is a mixture of isomer liquid with persistent woody and earthy odors, and it smells like the odor of patchouli and rock orchid. There are two preparation methods. One is to isomerize …



CAS: 2436-90-0
SPECS: 88%

Dihydromyrcene is a colorless, transparent liquid with a jasmine odor.Dihydromyrcene is prepared by the pyrolysis of pinane after the hydrotreating of alpha-Pinene and beta-Pinene. In addition, anothe…



CAS: 79-92-5
SPECS: 97%

Camphene, colorless and crystalline solid, is found in minute quantities in Turpentine. The odor similar as Camphor, nearly insoluble in water, but well soluble in common organic solvents. It is a min…


Beta Pinene

CAS: 127-91-3
SPECS: 98%

Beta-Pinene and alpha-Pinene are found naturally in the Turpentine oil of pine trees. According to the different species of pinus, there is a difference in the contents of beta-Pinene. beta-Pinene app…



CAS: 80-56-8
SPECS: 95%

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-Pi…


Liquid Terpene Resin

CAS: 31393-98-3
SPECS: 31393

Liquid terpene Resin, is polymerized by gum turpentine, which is a kind of excellent tackifier, with the characteristics including strong cohesive force, good aging resistance, heat resistance, radiat…