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Physical & Chemical properties

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

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Based on its physical chemical properties, Lime oil is classified as Flammable liquid, Category 3according to the criteria of Regulation 1272/2008/EC (CLP).

The substance is a liquid.

The substance is a clear mobile liquid at 20 degrees Celsius and a clear mobile liquid with some white needles at -25 degrees Celsius after 67h.

The substance starts to boil at 130 degrees Celsius.

The substance has a relative density of 0.864 at 20 degrees Celsius.

The initial vapour pressure of the substance is 170.9 Pa at 25 degrees Celsius.

The partitioning coefficient octanol-water of the constituents of lime oil is above 4.0 for 84% of the composition. With log Kow 4.83 (predicted) or 4.38 (measured), limonene represents the group with a high log Kow.

The range of water solubilities of the known constituents of lime oil was found to be 0.07 - 1767 mg/l at 25 degrees Celsius.

The flashpoint of the substance is 53.4 degrees Celsius.

The autoignition temperature of the substance is 240 degrees Celsius.

The substance has adynamic and kinematic viscosity of 1.44 mPa*s and 1.65 mm^2/s at 20 degrees Celsius respectively.

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