The Standard specifies the following characteristics of the oil. Appearance: Mobile liquid. Colour: Pale yellow to brown. Odour: Spicy, resembling eugenol. Relative density at 20/20 °C: 1,027 - 1,048. Refractive index at 20 °C: 1,5250 - 1,5400. Optical rotation at 20 °C: Range from - 5 to 0 . Solubility in 70 % (V/V) ethanol at 20 °C: 1 : 2. Phenols content: Minimum 65 % (V/V).
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 1975-02
Edition : 1Number of pages : 1
Technical Committee:Essential oils
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