W383902

Sigma-Aldrich

Farnesene, mixture of isomers

stabilized

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C15H24
Molecular Weight:
204.35
FEMA Number:
3839
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
1.040
NACRES:
NA.21
Pricing and availability is not currently available.

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
FDA 21 CFR 117

form

liquid

may contain

<0.10% alpha-tocopherol, synthetic as stabilizer

composition

May include trans-β-Farnesene, cis-α-Farnesene, trans-α-Farnesene, bisabolene (a cyclic sesquiterpene), and other compounds.

color

colorless to light yellow

refractive index

n20/D 1.490-1.505 (lit.)

bp

260 °C (lit.)

density

0.844-0.8790 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

lavender; citrus; herbaceous

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

C\C(C)=C\CC\C(C)=C\C\C=C(/C)C=C

InChI

1S/C15H24/c1-6-14(4)10-8-12-15(5)11-7-9-13(2)3/h6,9-10,12H,1,7-8,11H2,2-5H3/b14-10+,15-12+

InChI key

CXENHBSYCFFKJS-VDQVFBMKSA-N

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General description

Farnesene (mixture of isomers) may contain sequiterpenes, trans-β-farnesene, cis-α-farnesene, trans-α-farnesene, and bisabolene. α-Farnesene is reported to be an oviposition stimulant for Laspeyresia pomonella, while trans-β-farnesene as a feeding stimulant for Lutzomyia longipalpis.

Packaging

100 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle
4 kg in poly drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 10-20 ppm
Odor at 1.0%

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Apple, orange, grapefruit juice, mandarin and lime peel, grape, pear, ginger, nutmeg and basil.
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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Sandrine Demanèche et al.
Plants (Basel, Switzerland), 9(8) (2020-08-17)
Downy mildew of grapevine is one of the most destructive grapevine diseases worldwide. Nowadays, downy mildew control relies almost exclusively on the use of chemical pesticides, including copper products, which are efficient but controversial due to their environmental toxicity. Natural...
Mosciano, G.
Perfumer & Flavorist, 25, 50-50 (2000)
Trans-beta-farnesene as a feeding stimulant for the sand fly Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae).
Tesh RB, et al.
Journal of Medical Entomology, 29(2), 226-231 (1992)
?-Farnesene in the natural coating of apples.
Huelin FE & Murray KE.
Nature, 210(5042), 1260-1261 (1966)
Peng-Fei Lu et al.
Scientific reports, 10(1), 13658-13658 (2020-08-14)
The oriental fruit moth (OFM), Cydia (= Grapholitha) molesta, is a highly damaging pest; peaches are its primary host, and pears serve as post-peach secondary hosts during the late season in China. We collected volatiles from detached peach shoots and fruits...

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