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Pine Oil Properties

Pine Oil

Description

 

Pine oil is an essential oil obtained by the steam distillation of needles, twigs and cones from a variety of species of pine, particularly Pinus sylvestris. Chemically, pine oil consists mainly of cyclic terpene alcohols. It may also contain terpene hydrocarbons, ethers, and esters. The exact composition depends on various factors such as the variety of pine it is produced from and the parts of the tree used. It is used in aromatherapy, as a scent in bath oils, as a cleaning product, and as a lubricant in small and expensive clockwork instruments. It is naturally deodorizing, and antibacterial. It may also be used varyingly as a disinfectant, massage oil and an antiseptic. Industrially, pine oil is used in metal extraction from ores.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless to Pale Yellow Liquid
Boiling Point 153-175 °C
CAS Number 8002-09-3
Density 0.86 g/ml
EINECS Number 304-455-9
Melting Point −55 °C
NFPA 704 H-0,F-2,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number TK5100000
Refractive n20/D 1.515
Synonyms Essential Oil of Pine;Yarmor;Unipine;C 30;Dertol 90;Essential Pineoil;Glidco 150;Glidsol 150;Larchturpentine;Oil of Pine;Oils, Pine Wood;Oulo 102;Peramin HPA;Pine Oil C 30;Pine Wood Oil;Polyiff 272;RT 1712;Unipine 80;Unipine 85;Yarmor 302;Yarmor 60;Yarmor F
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