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Ocimene

mixture of isomers, stabilized, ≥90%

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Synonym(s):
3,7-Dimethyl-1,3,6-octatrien, 3,7-Dimethyl-1,3,6-octatriene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H16
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
136.23
FEMA Number:
3539
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1736172
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
1.018
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

agency

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.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

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

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organoleptic

green; spicy; woody; balsamic; vegetable

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woody; floral

agency

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agency

follows IFRA guidelines

refractive index

n20/D 1.485

refractive index

n20/D 1.469 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.462 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.4615 (lit.)

density

0.818 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

density

0.791 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.87 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.862 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

bp

65-66 °C/13 mmHg

bp

167 °C (lit.)

bp

194-197 °C/720 mmHg (lit.)

bp

198 °C (lit.)

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.

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Self-heat. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class

4.2 - Pyrophoric and self-heating hazardous materials

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

132.8 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

56 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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Basil: a source of essential oils.
Simon JE, et al.
Advances in new crops, 484-489 (1990)
Functional identification of AtTPS03 as (E)-?-ocimene synthase: a monoterpene synthase catalyzing jasmonate-and wound-induced volatile formation in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Faldt J, et al.
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Journal of insect physiology, 52(5), 520-527 (2006-03-15)
We used solid-phase microextraction (SPME, 65 microm PDMS-DVB fiber) to sample the volatile compounds emitted by live honey bee queens in several reproductive states (unmated queens, recently mated queens, and established mated queens), and compared them to the volatiles emitted
Wayra G Navia-Giné et al.
Plant physiology and biochemistry : PPB, 47(5), 416-425 (2009-03-03)
Virtually all plants are able to recognize attack by herbivorous insects and release volatile organic compounds (VOC) in response. Terpenes are the most abundant and varied class of insect-induced VOC from plants. Four genes encoding putative terpene synthases (MtTps1, MtTps2
Alban Maisonnasse et al.
PloS one, 5(10), e13531-e13531 (2010-11-03)
In honey bee colony, the brood is able to manipulate and chemically control the workers in order to sustain their own development. A brood ester pheromone produced primarily by old larvae (4 and 5 days old larvae) was first identified

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