ISO 4725:1986

Oil of cedarwood, Texas (Juniperus mexicana Schiede)

The Standard specifies the following characteristics of the oil. Appearance: Viscous liquid. Colour: Brown to reddish brown. Odour: Characteristic. Relative density at 20/20 °C: 0,952 - 0,966. Refractive index at 20 °C: 1,5050 - 1,5080. Optical rotation at 20 °C: Range from - 50 to - 32 . Miscibility with 90 % (V/V) ethanol at 20 °C: 1 : 5. Alcohols content, expressed as cedrol: 35 - 48 % (m/m). Cedrol content, by chromatography: Minimum 20 % (m/m).


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1986-07
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 54
    Essential oils
  • 71.100.60
    Essential oils

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