Abstract

The Standard specifies certain characteristics of the oil. The oil shall be clear and almost colourless to pale yellow, the odour characteristic, recalling cineole. The relative density at 20/20 °C has to ly between 0,906 and 0,925 and the refractive index at 20 °C between 1,4590 and 1,4670. The optical rotation shall range from 0 to + 10 . 1 volume of the oil shall not require more than 5 volumes of 70 % (V/V) ethanol at 20 °C to obtain a clear solution. The minimum of 1,8-cineole content shall be 70 %.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1980-11
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 54
    Essential oils
  • 71.100.60
    Essential oils

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