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Myrcene

primary reference standard

Synonym(s):
β-Myrcene, 7-Methyl-3-methylene-1,6-octadiene
Linear Formula:
H2C=CHC(=CH2)CH2CH2CH=C(CH3)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
136.23
Beilstein:
1719990
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

primary reference standard

vapor density

4.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

~7 mmHg ( 20 °C)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

refractive index

n20/D 1.469 (lit.)

bp

167 °C (lit.)

density

0.791 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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Food and Beverages

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

C\C(C)=C/CCC(=C)C=C

InChI

1S/C10H16/c1-5-10(4)8-6-7-9(2)3/h5,7H,1,4,6,8H2,2-3H3

InChI key

UAHWPYUMFXYFJY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Produced and qualified by HWI pharma services GmbH.
Exact content by quantitative NMR can be found on the certificate.

Application

Reference Standard in the analysis of herbal medicinal products

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Carc. 2 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

111.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

44 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Karine Rech Begnini et al.
Journal of medicinal food, 17(10), 1129-1133 (2014-09-18)
Cancer is a leading cause of death and is responsible for one in eight deaths worldwide. The use of herbs as complementary medicine for cancer, especially advanced cancer, has recently increased. The aim of this study was to evaluate in...
Bénédicta G H Kpadonou Kpoviessi et al.
Journal of ethnopharmacology, 155(3), 1417-1423 (2014-07-25)
Different parts of Ocimum gratissimum Linn are largely used in folk medicine for the treatment of many diseases, some of which related to parasitical infections as fevers and headaches. In order to validate their use and to clarify the plant...
Luana Quassinti et al.
Fitoterapia, 97, 133-141 (2014-06-14)
Smyrnium olusatrum (Apiaceae), well known as wild celery, is a biennal celery-scented plant used for many centuries as a vegetable, then abandoned after the introduction of celery. In the present work, the essential oil obtained from inflorescences and the amounts...
Seon-Mi Seo et al.
Pesticide biochemistry and physiology, 113, 55-61 (2014-07-24)
This study investigated the fumigant toxicity of 4 Asteraceae plant essential oils and their constituents against the Japanese termite Reticulitermes speratus Kolbe. Fumigant toxicity varied with plant essential oils or constituents, exposure time, and concentration. Among the tested essential oils...
Johannes Niebler et al.
Phytochemistry, 109, 66-75 (2014-12-04)
Frankincense has been known, traded and used throughout the ages for its exceptional aroma properties, and is still commonly used in both secular and religious settings to convey a pleasant odor. Surprisingly, the odoriferous principle(s) underlying its unique odor profile...

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