OR000

Orange Oil



FormulaMI NumberCAS NumberC.I.Number
6750


MI: Merck Index Number
CAS: Chemical Abstract Service Registry Number
C.I.: Chemical Index Number


Background

Orange oil is the volatile oil expressed from fresh peel of ripe fruit of the orange (Citrus aurantium var sinensis). It contains about 90% d-limonene, citral, decy aldehyde, methyl anthranilate, linalool, and terpineol.




Synonyms

Orange Oil
Oil sweet orange


Uses

Flavor
Perfume
Expectorant


Cross-Reactions




Unusual Reactions

Contact urticaria


References

1. Cardullo, A.C., A.M. Ruszkowski, and V.A. DeLeo, Allergic contact dermatitis resulting from sensitivity to citrus peel, geraniol, and citral. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 1989. 21(2 Pt 2): p. 395-7.
2. Lovell, C.R., Plants and the Skin. 1993, London: Blackwell Scientific Publications.



This information originates from 


Trey Truett, MD

truettap@ctrvax.vanderbilt.edu
.