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(−)-β-Citronellol

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
(S)-(−)-β-Citronellol, β-Rhodinol, (S)-3,7-Dimethyl-6-octen-1-ol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H20O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
156.27
Beilstein:
1721505
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

assay

≥98.5% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

form

neat

optical activity

[α]20/D −5.3±0.2°, neat

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.456

bp

221-224 °C

density

0.854 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

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format

neat

SMILES string

C[C@H](CCO)CC\C=C(\C)C

InChI

1S/C10H20O/c1-9(2)5-4-6-10(3)7-8-11/h5,10-11H,4,6-8H2,1-3H3/t10-/m0/s1

InChI key

QMVPMAAFGQKVCJ-JTQLQIEISA-N

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General description

Citronellol is a monoterpene alcohol found in essential oils of Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt. S-(−)-isomer that is less common. It is prevalent in geranium and citronella oils.

Application

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

213.8 °F - DIN 51758

Flash Point(C)

101 °C - DIN 51758

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Study of anticonvulsant effect of citronellol, a monoterpene alcohol, in rodents.
de Sousa DP, et al.
Neuroscience Letters, 401(3), 231-235 (2006)
K. Mori et al.
Liebigs Ann. Chem., 717-717 (1988)
Gajanan B Zore et al.
Mycoses, 54(4), e99-109 (2010-03-27)
Fluconazole (FLC) susceptibility of isolates of Candida spp., (n = 42) and efficacy as well as mechanism of anti-Candida activity of three constituents of geranium oil is evaluated in this study. No fluconazole resistance was observed among the clinical isolates...
Yu-Wen Su et al.
Planta medica, 76(15), 1666-1671 (2010-05-28)
Geranium oil has been used traditionally for diarrhea, dermatitis, and intestinal inflammation in East Asia. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of geranium oil's characteristic components, citronellol and geraniol, on lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced nitric oxide (NO) and...
Michiko Katsukawa et al.
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry, 75(5), 1010-1012 (2011-05-21)
We evaluated the effects of rose oil on the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2). Citronellol and geraniol, the major components of rose oil, activated PPARα and γ, and suppressed LPS-induced COX-2 expression in cell culture assays, although the...

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