Terpeneless Orange Oil


💊 Chemical information

Naranja sin terpeno, aceite esencial de; Oleum Aurantii Deterpenatum.


In Br.

BP 2008

(Terpeneless Orange Oil). A clear yellow or orangeyellow liquid, visibly free from water, with the odour and taste of orange, prepared by concentrating orange oil under reduced pressure until most of the terpenes have been removed, or by solvent partition. It contains not less than 18% w/w of aldehydes calculated as decanal (C 10 H 20 O = 156.3). Soluble 1 in 1 of alcohol (90%). Store in well-filled containers at a temperature not exceeding 25°. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Terpeneless orange oil consists chiefly of the free alcohols (+)linalol and (+)-terpineol. It is used as a flavour. It is stronger in flavour and more readily soluble than the natural oil. Photosensitivity is associated with citrus oils.

💊 Preparations

BP 2008: Compound Orange Spirit.
Published May 08, 2019.