22134

Sigma-Aldrich

(+)-β-Cedrene

≥95.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

Synonym(s):
(1S,2R,5S)-8-Methylene-2,6,6-trimethyltricyclo[5.3.1.01.5]undecane
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C15H24
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
204.35
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2244722
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22
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Quality Level

assay

≥95.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

optical activity

[α]20/D +13±1°, neat

refractive index

n20/D 1.502

bp

263-264 °C (lit.)

density

0.932 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[H][C@]1(C2=C)C(C)(C)[C@@](CC[C@H]3C)([H])[C@]3(CC2)C1

InChI

1S/C15H24/c1-10-7-8-15-9-12(10)14(3,4)13(15)6-5-11(15)2/h11-13H,1,5-9H2,2-4H3/t11-,12+,13+,15+/m1/s1

Inchi Key

DYLPEFGBWGEFBB-OSFYFWSMSA-N

Related Categories

General description

β-Cedrene is a tricyclic sesquiterpene obtained from Juniperus cedrus and Juniperus thurifera. It is the main constituent of cedarwood oil, which is used as a raw material for biofuel development.

Packaging

100 mg in glass bottle
Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Renewable high density fuels containing tricyclic sesquiterpanes and alkyl diamondoids
Harrison KW and Harvey BG
Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 1(3), 467-473 (2017)
Use of a highly effective intramolecular Pauson-Khand cyclisation for the formal total synthesis of (?)-α-and β-cedrene by preparation of cedrone
Crawford JJ, et al.
Tetrahedron, 62(49), 11360-11370 (2006)
Formal Total Synthesis of (?)-α-and β-Cedrene by Preparation of Cedrone. Construction of the Tricyclic Carbon Skeleton by the Use of a Highly Efficient Intramolecular Khand Annulation
Kerr WJ, et al.
Organic Letters, 3(19), 2945-2948 (2001)

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