Pine Oil
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Title: Pine Oil
Trademarks: Yarmor (Hercules)
Literature References: An oil from Pinus palustris Mill. and certain other species of pines, Pinaceae. It is obtained from pitch-soaked pine wood by steam distillation or solvent extraction followed by steam distillation and also by destructive distillation. It consists mainly of isomeric tertiary and secondary, cyclic terpene alcohols.
Properties: Colorless to pale yellow liquid, turpentine-like odor. d about 0.9; bp 200-220°. Insol in water. Sol in the usual organic solvents.
Boiling point: bp 200-220°
Density: d about 0.9
CAUTION: Irritating to skin, mucous membranes. Large doses may cause CNS depression.
Use: Pharmaceutic aid (flavor and perfume). Manuf terpin hydrate and other terpin products; as a solvent, disinfectant and deodorant; in textile scouring; for flotation of lead and zinc ores.

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