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Myrcene

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Myrcene

CAS #

123-35-3

SYNONYM

7-methyl-3-methylene-1,6-octadiene; 1,6-Octadiene, 7-methyl-3-methylene-; 7-Methyl-3-methyleneocta-1,6-diene

FORMULA

C10H16

Product Specifications

DESCRIPTION

Acyclic terpene hydrocarbon derived from the isomeration of Beta pinene having a fresh citrusy odor.

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

136 g/mol

APPEARANCE

Clear colourless to slightly yellowish liquid.

PURITY

74% min

DENSITY

0.799-0.803 g/cm3 @ 20 deg C

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.469-1.472 @ 20 deg C

FLASH POINT

40 deg C, closed cup

OPTICAL ROTATION

-10 deg, 10 cm

BOILING RANGE

163 deg C

STABILIZER

The product contains 0.02 % of TBC.

SOLUBILITY

Soluble in organic solvents, insoluble in water.

STABILITY

Stable for 6 months under normal conditions of temperature, in its original sealed packaging.

INSOLUBILITY

in water

ODOR

pleasant balsamic odor

COLOR

colorless to light yellow oily liquid

BOILING POINT

167 c

TENACITY

1 hr. on blotter

NOTES

Application: Myrcene is a key molecule for the synthesis of many components of which : Vitamins E and A, and Geraniol and its derivatives. Packaging: Available in coated drums of 170 kg net, also in bulk. Storage Conditions: Room temperature in a dry place.

Use: PERFUMING

CLASS

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