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4674-50-4 - (+)-Nootkatone, crystalline, 98+% - A19166 - Alfa Aesar

A19166 (+)-Nootkatone, crystalline, 98+%

CAS Number
4674-50-4
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 49.75
5g 192.61
25g 628.80
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(+)-Nootkatone, crystalline, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00036591
EINECS
225-124-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C15H22O
Formula Weight
218.34
Melting point
34-36°
Boiling Point
125°/0.5mm
Flash Point
99°(210°F)
Density
0.997
Solubility
Slightly soluble in ethanol and chloroform. Partly soluble in water.

Applications

(+)-Nootkatone, crystalline is used as an effective repellent in mosquitos, bed bugs, lone star ticks and head lice. It is also used as a food additive and flavoring material in beverages. It finds application in fragrances, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Further, it is used as a flavor material in beverage, frozen dairy and baked good applications.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Schulz, S.; Girhard, M.; Gaßmeyer, S. K.; Jäger, V. D.; Schwarze, D.; Vogel, A.; Urlacher, V. B. Selective Enzymatic Synthesis of the Grapefruit Flavor (+)-Nootkatone. ChemCatChem 2015, 7 (4), 601-604.

Omarini, A. B.; Plagemann, I.; Schimanski, S.; Krings, U.; Berger, R. G. Crosses between monokaryons of Pleurotus sapidus or Pleurotus florida show an improved biotransformation of (+)-valencene to (+)-nootkatone. Bioresour. Technol. 2014, 171, 113-119.

Other References

Beilstein
4676969
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.29
TSCA
Yes

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