Tangerine, as a sub-group of Mandarin, originated from China but was later introduced to Europe and Americas. 'Dancy' is the prototype cultivar selected by Colonel G C Dancy in Florida in 1867. This oil is used for sweets, liquors and soft drink flavourings.
Category Essential Oils and Extracts
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period April - June; Oct - Feb
Natural Status EU Natural
Organoleptic Descriptors sweet, citrus, floral, juicy, tangerine, terpenic, narcissus
Common Applications bergamot, citrus, lemon, lime, orange, tropical
Appearance Orange to red liquid
Optical Rotation +88.0 to +96.0
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.4680 - 1.4800
Specific Gravity @20℃ 0.838 - 0.857
Flash Point ℃ 52°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Sealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use.