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β-Caryophyllene

≥80%, FCC, FG

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Synonym(s):
(−)-trans-Caryophyllene, trans-(1R,9S)-8-Methylene-4,11,11-trimethylbicyclo[7.2.0]undec-4-ene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C15H24
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
204.35
FEMA Number:
2252
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2044564
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
2618
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
1.007
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

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.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

β-caryophyllene (ox.)

organoleptic

spicy; woody

SMILES string

C\C1=C/CCC(=C)[C@H]2CC(C)(C)[C@@H]2CC1

InChI

1S/C15H24/c1-11-6-5-7-12(2)13-10-15(3,4)14(13)9-8-11/h6,13-14H,2,5,7-10H2,1,3-4H3/b11-6+/t13-,14-/m1/s1

InChI key

NPNUFJAVOOONJE-GFUGXAQUSA-N

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organoleptic

spicy; woody

organoleptic

-

organoleptic

woody

organoleptic

lemon; medicinal; citrus; woody

biological source

synthetic

biological source

-

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

-

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

β-caryophyllene (ox.)

fragrance allergen

-

fragrance allergen

β-caryophyllene (ox.)

fragrance allergen

terpineol (mixture of isomers), Alpha-terpinene

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

-

agency

follows IFRA guidelines

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

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.

pictograms

Exclamation markHealth hazard

signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Asp. Tox. 1 - Skin Sens. 1B

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

221.9 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

105.5 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves


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Antibacterial and antioxidant activities of Artemisia annua essential oil
Juteau F, et al
Fitoterapia, 73(6), 532-535 (2002)
Chemical composition of the leaf volatile oil of Psidium guajava L. growing in Nigeria
Ogunwande IA, et al
Flavour and Fragrance Journal, 18(2), 136-138 (2003)
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Chemistry of Natural Compounds, 45(2), 259-261 (2009)
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Burdock GA
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