W225207

Sigma-Aldrich

β-Caryophyllene

≥80%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
(−)-trans-Caryophyllene, trans-(1R,9S)-8-Methylene-4,11,11-trimethylbicyclo[7.2.0]undec-4-ene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C15H24
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
204.35
FEMA Number:
2252
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2044564
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
2618
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
1.007
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

assay

≥80%

optical activity

[α]23/D −7.5°, neat

composition

contains β-Caryophyllene

refractive index

n20/D 1.5 (lit.)

bp

129-130 °C/14 mmHg (lit.)

density

0.901 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

woody; spicy

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

β-caryophyllene (ox.)

SMILES string

C\C1=C/CCC(=C)[C@H]2CC(C)(C)[C@@H]2CC1

InChI

1S/C15H24/c1-11-6-5-7-12(2)13-10-15(3,4)14(13)9-8-11/h6,13-14H,2,5,7-10H2,1,3-4H3/b11-6+/t13-,14-/m1/s1

InChI key

NPNUFJAVOOONJE-GFUGXAQUSA-N

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General description

β;-Caryophyllene is a volatile sesquiterpene compound that can be used as a flavoring agent. It is one of the major volatile organic compounds in Eugenia caryophyllata essential oil, Psidium guajava L. leaves, Arabidopsis thaliana flowers and Artemisia annua L. aerial parts.

Packaging

9, 20 kg in composite drum
1 kg in glass bottle

Other Notes

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Health hazard

signalword

Danger

hcodes

hazcat

Asp. Tox. 1

storage_class_code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point F

204.8 °F

Flash Point C

96 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Burdock GA
Encyclopedia of Food and Color Additives, 1, 522-523 (1997)
Chemical composition and antifungal activity of Illicium verum and Eugenia caryophyllata essential oils
Dzamic A, et al
Chemistry of Natural Compounds, 45(2), 259-261 (2009)
Antibacterial and antioxidant activities of Artemisia annua essential oil
Juteau F, et al
Fitoterapia, 73(6), 532-535 (2002)
Chemical composition of the leaf volatile oil of Psidium guajava L. growing in Nigeria
Ogunwande IA, et al
Flavour and Fragrance Journal, 18(2), 136-138 (2003)
The major volatile organic compound emitted from Arabidopsis thaliana flowers, the sesquiterpene (E)???caryophyllene, is a defense against a bacterial pathogen
Huang M, et al
The New phytologist, 193(4), 997-1008 (2012)
Protocols
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