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4602-84-0 - Farnesol, mixture of isomers, 96% - 3,7,11-Trimethyl-2,6,10-dodecatrien-1-ol - A19316 - Alfa Aesar

A19316 Farnesol, mixture of isomers, 96%

CAS Number
4602-84-0
Synonyms
3,7,11-Trimethyl-2,6,10-dodecatrien-1-ol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 16.10
25g 39.20
100g 125.00
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Farnesol, mixture of isomers, 96%

MDL
MFCD00002918
EINECS
225-004-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C15H26O
Formula Weight
222.37
Boiling Point
159-160°/10mm
Flash Point
146°(295°F)
Density
0.887
Refractive Index
1.4890
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
Solubility
Not miscible or difficult to mix in water.

Applications

It can be used to induce apoptosis in cell cultures. It is also used as an antimicrobial agent. It is used in perfumes and as a flavoring agent.

Notes

Light sensitive. Store away from oxidizing agents and light. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Cugini C, et.al. Farnesol, a common sesquiterpene, inhibits PQS production in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.Mol. Microbiol.2007,65(4), 896-906.

Derengowski LS, et.al.Antimicrobial effect of farnesol, a Candida albicans quorum sensing molecule, on Paracoccidioides brasiliensis growth and morphogenesis.Annals of clinical microbiology and antimicrobials.2009,813.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H319

Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P305+P351+P338

IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Other References

Merck
14,3937
Beilstein
1763926
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.22
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
JR4979000

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