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L-Limonene (CAS 5989-54-8)

L-Limonene is the optical isomer of Limonene

Limonene is classified as three types: L-limonene, D-limonene optical isomers and one racemic.

It is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with strong fruity and citrus odor.

D-Limonene is naturally found in Pine needle oil, Turpentine, Cajeput oil and other essential oils.

L-limonene presents in essential oil of citrus, such as mandarin oil and sweet orange oil.

Racemic limonene is derived from turpentine.

It mainly used in food flavour and synthetic fragrances.