CAS RN: 8006-64-2

Major Uses

For turpentine (USEPA/OPP Pesticide Code: 084501) there are 0 labels match. /SRP: Not registered for current use in the U.S., but approved pesticide uses may change periodically and so federal, state and local authorities must be consulted for currently approved uses./
The active ingredient is no longer contained in any registered products ... "cancelled."
The direct use of turpentine is now limited mainly to that as a solvent or dilution agent e.g., for natural or modified binders (mainly alkyd resins), for oils, coatings, resins, paints (also artists' paints), and floor and shoe polishes.
Reported uses (ppm):
Reported uses (ppm): (Flavor and Extract Manufacturers' Association, 1994)

Food Category Usual Max.
Alcoholic beverages 4.00 13.50
Baking goods 15.32 20.58
Chewing gum 2.96 7.10
Condiment, relishes 7.45 7.45
Frozen dairy 4.95 9.90
Gelatins, puddings 4.98 9.96
Hard candy 18.75 18.75
Meat products 1.00 10.00
Nonalcoholic beverages 5.02 9.90
Soft candy 5.55 10.79
Chem int for synthetic pine oil
Chem int for polyterpene resins
Chem int for pinene-based perfumes & flavors
Chem int for other terpenes used in pharmaceuticals
Used in expectorant formulations.
Turpentines have found wide use as chemical feedstock for the manufacture of floor, furniture, shoe, and automotive polishes, camphor, cleaning materials; inks, putty , mastics, cutting and grinding fluids; paint thinners; resins, and degreasing solutions.
Medication (vet)
Turpentine was formerly the most widely used paint thinner. ... There continues to be significant demand among professional painters ... for the use of turpentine as a solvent, thinner, cleaner, and storage medium for paints, varnishes, and painting equipment. It also has utility as a solvent for various resins, polishes, and waxes. ... Turpentine ... is employed in liniments, perfumery, and in the synthesis of camphor and menthol.
Solvent and thinner for paints, varnishes, polishes. In manufacture of aroma chemicals such as camphor, myrcene, linalool; source of pine oil.
Inert pesticide ingredient, approved for nonfood use and approved for fragrance use.
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