18-8 LIMONENUL CA SURSĂ DE MATERII PRIME DIN RESURSE REGENERABILE
LIMONENE AS A RAW MATERIAL FROM
Limonene is a monoterpenic compound extracted from citrus peels.
Limonene can be used as is due to its characteristic pleasant smell or can be
used as raw material for a series of synthesis in order to obtain valuable
compounds. Being a non-polar organic compound it may be used as a solvent
for non-polar organic compounds, including polystyrene. This paper presents a
succinct set of data from the literature related to the obtaining and possible
applications of limonene.
Cuvinte cheie: limonen, ulei de citrice, polymer