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W383902

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Farnesene, mixture of isomers

stabilized

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Synonym(s):
(3E,6E)-3,7,11-trimethyldodeca-1,3,6,10-tetraene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C15H24
Molecular Weight:
204.35
FEMA Number:
3839
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
1.040
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
FDA 21 CFR 117

form

liquid

may contain

<0.10% alpha-tocopherol, synthetic as stabilizer

composition

May include trans-β-Farnesene, cis-α-Farnesene, trans-α-Farnesene, bisabolene (a cyclic sesquiterpene), and other compounds.

color

colorless to light yellow

refractive index

n20/D 1.490-1.505 (lit.)

bp

260 °C (lit.)

density

0.844-0.8790 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

no known allergens

organoleptic

lavender; citrus; herbaceous

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

C\C(C)=C\CC\C(C)=C\C\C=C(/C)C=C

InChI

1S/C15H24/c1-6-14(4)10-8-12-15(5)11-7-9-13(2)3/h6,9-10,12H,1,7-8,11H2,2-5H3/b14-10+,15-12+

InChI key

CXENHBSYCFFKJS-VDQVFBMKSA-N

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vibrant-m

W383902

Farnesene, mixture of isomers

vibrant-m

W240206

trans-2-Dodecenal

grade

Fragrance grade, Kosher, Halal

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

General description

Farnesene (mixture of isomers) may contain sequiterpenes, trans-β-farnesene, cis-α-farnesene, trans-α-farnesene, and bisabolene. α-Farnesene is reported to be an oviposition stimulant for Laspeyresia pomonella, while trans-β-farnesene as a feeding stimulant for Lutzomyia longipalpis.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Odor at 1.0%
Taste at 10-20 ppm

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Apple, orange, grapefruit juice, mandarin and lime peel, grape, pear, ginger, nutmeg and basil.

Disclaimer

For R&D or non-EU Food use. Not for retail sale.

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

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Sandrine Demanèche et al.
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Downy mildew of grapevine is one of the most destructive grapevine diseases worldwide. Nowadays, downy mildew control relies almost exclusively on the use of chemical pesticides, including copper products, which are efficient but controversial due to their environmental toxicity. Natural
?-Farnesene in the natural coating of apples.
Huelin FE & Murray KE.
Nature, 210(5042), 1260-1261 (1966)
Peng-Fei Lu et al.
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The oriental fruit moth (OFM), Cydia (= Grapholitha) molesta, is a highly damaging pest; peaches are its primary host, and pears serve as post-peach secondary hosts during the late season in China. We collected volatiles from detached peach shoots and fruits
Trans-beta-farnesene as a feeding stimulant for the sand fly Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae).
Tesh RB, et al.
Journal of Medical Entomology, 29(2), 226-231 (1992)
?-Farnesene, a naturally occurring oviposition stimulant for the codling moth, Laspeyresia pomonella.
Wearing CH & Hutchins RFN.
Journal of Insect Physiology, 19(6), 1251-1256 (1973)

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