Thuja oil

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A pale yellow essential oil distilled from the leaves of American arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis. Thuja oil smells like camphor. It contains thujone, fenchone, thujetic acid, tannin, pinipicrin, and dextro-pinene Thuja oil is used in perfumes.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Thuja occidentalis; esencia de tuya (Esp.); olio di tuja (It); cedarleaf oil; thuja leaf oil

Other Properties

Soluble in ethanol, ether, chloroform, carbon disulfide, oils.

CAS 8007-20-3
Density 0.910-0.920
Refractive Index 1.459

Hazards and Safety

Toxic by ingestion. Combustible.

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