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W276200

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Myrcene

stabilized, FCC, FG

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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
FEMA Number:
2762
Beilstein:
1719990
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
2197
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
1.008
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC

vapor density

4.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

~7 mmHg ( 20 °C)

contains

synthetic α-tocopherol as stabilizer

refractive index

n20/D 1.469 (lit.)

bp

167 °C (lit.)

density

0.791 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

myrcene

Organoleptic

green; spicy; woody; balsamic; vegetable

storage temp.

2-8°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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grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher, natural

grade

technical grade

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines

agency

-

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

vapor density

4.7 (vs air)

vapor density

4.7 (vs air)

vapor density

4.7 (vs air)

vapor density

-

refractive index

n20/D 1.469 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.469 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.469 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.5 (lit.)

bp

167 °C (lit.)

bp

167 °C (lit.)

bp

167 °C (lit.)

bp

129-130 °C/14 mmHg (lit.)

General description

Myrcene is one of the key monoterpene volatile compounds of the of Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf leaves, mugwort leaves and Xylopia aromatic leaves, cotton plant, chamchwi plant and guava. It is also a potential nematode attractant.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Odor at 1%

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Anise seed, basil, beer, black currant, gin, laurel, rosemary and thyme.

Disclaimer

The substance W276200 has no REACH registration because the only supported use is the use in medicinal products for human or veterinary use or in food or feedingstuffs according to article 2 of the REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

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

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

111.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

44 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Diurnal cycle of emission of induced volatile terpenoids by herbivore-injured cotton plant.
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 91(25), 11836-11840 (1994)
Volatile flavour components of guava.
Macleod AJ & de Troconis NG.
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