Citrus aurantifolia, ext.

INCI: Citrus aurantifolia peel oil

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EC No. 290-010-3

CAS No. 90063-52-8


Lime oil is a fruity oil and is one of the newest product to be introduced to the citrus market. Distilled lime oil has a fresh perfumery, fruity odour and is used for flavouring formulations, mainly in soft drinks. In addition, the main constitutes of the specific oil are limonene, b-pinene, g-terpinene, terpinolene and other monoterpenes. By nature, the colour of the fruit is green. When the essential oil is extracted, the colour formation of the oil is slightly yellowish in colour. 


This product is supplied in 1kg and 5kg aluminium containers and 25kg steel drums.


This ingredient is produced for Khush Ingredients in Sri Lanka. Main harvest periods are highlighted in green:

Shelf Life:

36 months when stored within advised conditions, re-test every 12 months thereafter for a possible further 24 months.

Sample Request:

All of our oils are available as samples, enabling you to see for yourself how they vary and what suits your use best. For sample requests, please email us at:

We regret that we can only sample bona-fide companies. If you are a smaller entity, then you are welcome to visit our Oxfordshire laboratory to see the oils first hand.

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