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W353901 Sigma-Aldrich

Ocimene

mixture of isomers, stabilized, ≥90%

Synonym: 3,7-Dimethyl-1,3,6-octatrien, 3,7-Dimethyl-1,3,6-octatriene

  • CAS Number 13877-91-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H16

  • Molecular Weight 136.23

  •  FEMA Number 3539

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1736172

  •  EC Number 237-641-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00026437

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329830629

  •  Flavis number 1.018

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR 172.515
assay   ≥90%
contains   BHT as stabilizer
refractive index   n20/D 1.485
bp   65-66 °C/13 mmHg
density   0.818 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   green; woody; tropical
SMILES string   [H]C(CC([H])=C(C)C=C)=C(C)C
InChI   1S/C10H16/c1-5-10(4)8-6-7-9(2)3/h5,7-8H,1,6H2,2-4H3
InChI key   IHPKGUQCSIINRJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Ocimene is a monoterpene that is commonly found in basil. The (E)-β-isomer is reported to be present in the floral scent of different flowers and also in the plant volatile produced in response to damage by herbivores or mechanical wounding.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

100 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2319 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
100.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
38 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

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