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β-Caryophyllene

≥80%, FCC, FG

Synonym: (−)-trans-Caryophyllene, trans-(1R,9S)-8-Methylene-4,11,11-trimethylbicyclo[7.2.0]undec-4-ene

  • CAS Number 87-44-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C15H24

  • Molecular Weight 204.35

  •  FEMA Number 2252

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2044564

  •  EC Number 201-746-1

  •  Council of Europe no. 2618

  •  MDL number MFCD00075925

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900952

  •  Flavis number 1.007

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Properties

Related Categories A - D, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, C-D, Certified Food Grade Products,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (117)
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
InChI Key   NPNUFJAVOOONJE-GFUGXAQUSA-N
assay   ≥80%
optical activity   [α]23/D −7.5°, neat
composition   contains β-Caryophyllene
refractive index   n20/D 1.5 (lit.)
bp   129-130 °C/14 mmHg(lit.)
density   0.901 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   woody; spicy
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   β-caryophyllene (ox.)

Description

General description

β;-Caryophyllene is a volatile sesquiterpene compound that can be used as a flavoring agent. It is one of the major volatile organic compounds in Eugenia caryophyllata essential oil, Psidium guajava L. leaves, Arabidopsis thaliana flowers and Artemisia annua L. aerial parts.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

9, 20 kg in composite drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
DT8400000
Flash Point(F) 
204.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
96 °C

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