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2-Phenylethyl isothiocyanate

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Synonym: 2-Phenylethyl isothiocyanate, Phenethyl isothiocyanate

  • CAS Number 2257-09-2

  • Linear Formula C6H5CH2CH2NCS

  • Molecular Weight 163.24

  •  FEMA Number 4014

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 2084162

  •  EC Number 218-855-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00004821

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901970

  •  Flavis number 12.193

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biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
InChI Key   IZJDOKYDEWTZSO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
refractive index   n20/D 1.5888(lit.)
bp   139-140 °C/11 mmHg(lit.)
density   1.094 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   green; sulfurous
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens
Gene Information   human ... CYP1A2(1544)

Description

General description

2-Phenylethyl isothiocyanate (2-PE ITC) is a bioactive isothiocyanate mainly found in Brassica vegetables. It is produced by the enzymatic hydrolysis of 2-phenylethyl glucosinolate. 2-PE ITC is the main compound responsible for the nematicidal effect of Brassica root tissues against (Pratylenchus neglectus Filipjev), a root-lesion nematode. This ability makes it a promising candidate for the development of soil fumigants.

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