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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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

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