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W276200 Sigma-Aldrich

Myrcene

stabilized, FCC, FG

Synonym: β-Myrcene, 7-Methyl-3-methylene-1,6-octadiene

  • CAS Number 123-35-3

  • Linear Formula H2C=CHC(=CH2)CH2CH2CH=C(CH3)2

  • Molecular Weight 136.23

  •  FEMA Number 2762

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1719990

  •  EC Number 204-622-5

  •  Council of Europe no. 2197

  •  MDL number MFCD00008908

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901312

  •  Flavis number 1.008

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   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.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   green; balsamic; vegetable; woody; spicy
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   myrcene
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

Description

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.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

8, 20 kg in composite drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Odor at 1%

Other Notes

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

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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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2319 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
RG5365000
Flash Point(F) 
111.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
44 °C - closed cup
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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