≥99.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

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≥99.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

optical activity

α20/D +10.5±1°, c = 5% in chloroform


273 °C (lit.)


82-86 °C
86-87 °C (lit.)

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General description

(+)-Cedrol is a crystalline hydrated product of α-cedrene, which is a sesquiterpene found in cedar-wood oil. It can be used as a fragrance ingredient in cosmetics, shampoos, and soaps as well as in non-cosmetic products such as cleaners and detergents. (±) Cedrol can be synthesized by intramolecular Diels-Alder reaction of alkyl cyclopentadiene.


(+)-Cedrol can be used as a starting material for the preparation of cedryl acetate by acetylation using acetic anhydride in the presence of an acid catalyst. It can also be incorporated as a precursor for the total synthesis of rare illicium sesquiterpene (+)-pseudoanisatin via selective C-H bond functionalization.


5 g in glass bottle

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Not applicable

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Oscar Mbare et al.
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Kevin Hung et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138(51), 16616-16619 (2016-12-15)
Illicium sesquiterpenes have been the subject of numerous synthetic efforts due to their ornate and highly oxidized structures as well as significant biological activities. Herein we report the first chemical synthesis of (+)-pseudoanisatin from the abundant feedstock chemical cedrol (∼$50...
Total synthesis of (.+-.)-cedrol and (.+-.)-cedrene via an intramolecular Diels-Alder reaction
Breitholle EG and Fallis AG
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 43(10), 1964-1968 (1978)
Daiji Kagawa et al.
Planta medica, 69(7), 637-641 (2003-08-05)
It has been reported that cedarwood oil has sedative effects when inhaled. In this study, we evaluated sedative effects of inhaled cedrol, which is a major component of cedarwood oil. Accumulative spontaneous motor activity was significantly decreased in the cedrol-exposed...
Catalytic acetylation of (+)-cedrol with heterogeneous catalyst H2SO4/SiO2 under solvent free conditions
Elvia R, et al.
Chemical Intermediates, 1(4), 196-201 (2015)

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