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α-Humulene

analytical standard

Synonym: α-Caryophyllene, trans,trans,trans-2,6,6,9-Tetramethyl-1,4,8-cycloundecatriene

  • CAS Number 6753-98-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C15H24

  • Molecular Weight 204.35

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 3240075

  •  EC Number 229-816-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00042689

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749741

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Properties

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grade   analytical standard
InChI Key   FAMPSKZZVDUYOS-HRGUGZIWSA-N
assay   ≥95.0% (GC)
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.503(lit.)
bp   166-168 °C(lit.)
density   0.889 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
Featured Industry   Cosmetics, Personal Care, and Cleaning Products
Food and Beverages
format   neat
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

α-Humulene has been used as a reference standard for the determination of isomers of α-humulene in copaiba oleoresin species by high performance liquid chromatography method using the Box-Behnken design.

General description

α-Humulene is a cyclic sesquiterpene, a main active constituent isolated from plant Cordia verbenacea (Boraginaceae).

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NA 1993 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
GZ4817500
Flash Point(F) 
194 °F
Flash Point(C) 
90 °C
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