Alpha Pinene


Type of Terpene: Cyclic Monoterpene

Hence the name, alpha-pinene is known for its pine smell.– alpha pinene is mostly seen in European pines, and + alpha pinene mostly in North American pines.

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SKU: TTI-APNE Category:



Major element in turpentine. Used in many chemical reactions to make other terpenes. Alpha pinene released from vegetation depending on temperature and light intensity into the ozone layer to condense aerosols that could harm the environment.


Sources: conifer trees, rosemary, eucalyptus, sage, ironwort, turpentine tree, citrus
Storage: 2 – 8C, proper ventilation, spark proof environment
CAS: 80-56-8
Molecular Mass: 136.23404 g/mol
Relative Density: 0.858 g/mL at 25deg C
Water Solubility: 0.00004 g/L at 20deg C

Melting Point: -62.5 deg C
Boiling Point: 156 deg C
Flash Point: 33 deg C
Auto-ignition Temp: 255 deg C



Flammable liquid and vapor. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Store locked up. Keep away from heat / sparks / open flames / hot surfaces. No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground / bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical / ventilating / lighting / equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam for extinction. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Causes skin irritation and may cause an allergic skin reaction. Avoid breathing dust / fume / gas / mist / vapours / spray. Wash skin thoroughly after handling. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves / eye protection / face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor / physician. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove / Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water / shower. Do NOT induce vomiting. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice / attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Harmful to aquatic life. Dispose of contents / container to an approved waste disposal plant.

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