acorus calamus root oil
calamus root oil


Name: acorus calamus l. root oil
CAS Number: 84775-39-3
ECHA EC Number: 283-869-0
Category: fragrance agents
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FEMA Number: 2227
FDA Regulation:
Subpart C--Substances Generally Prohibited From Direct Addition or Use as Human Food
Sec. 189.110 Calamus and its derivatives.
Physical Properties:
Appearance: pale yellow to yellow amber clear liquid (est)
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Soluble in:
 water, 101.8 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Similar Items: note
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: herbal
Odor Strength: medium
Odor Description:
at 100.00 %.
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng: cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
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Odor: smooth, warm, woody-earthy-spicy bouquet with a milky, sweet undertone
Use: In natural perfumery used in Oriental bouquets, ambre bases, leather accords, incense notes, ayurvedic preparations.
Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
Category: fragrance agents
IFRA fragrance material specification:
 cis- and trans-Asarone as such should not be used as fragrance ingredients; essential oils containing cis- or trans-asarone (e.g. calamus oils) should not be used at a level such that the total concentration of cis- and trans-asarone exceeds 0.01% in consumer products.
contains the following IFRA (Annex) restricted components: (non-analysis max. level reference only)
methyl eugenol Max. Found: <0.10 % and Reason: Potential carcinogenic activity in animals
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 3
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -3.80000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -2.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 5.0000015.00000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -1.50000
fruit ices: -1.50000
gelatins / puddings: -0.02000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -3.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
Safety References:
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WGK Germany: 2
 acorus calamus l. root oil
Chemidplus: 0084775393
 acorus calamus l. root oil
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 84775-39-3
Pubchem (sid): 135326991
Other Information:
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS): View
Typical G.C.
Wikipedia: View
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
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For Flavor
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other): note
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PubMed: A comparison on the phytoremediation ability of triazophos by different macrophytes.
PubMed: Spatio-temporal patterns in rhizosphere oxygen profiles in the emergent plant species Acorus calamus.
PubMed: Roles of root porosity, radial oxygen loss, Fe plaque formation on nutrient removal and tolerance of wetland plants to domestic wastewater.
PubMed: Effects of perchlorate on growth of four wetland plants and its accumulation in plant tissues.
PubMed: Consumer and farmer safety evaluation of application of botanical pesticides in black pepper crop protection.
PubMed: Terpenoid composition and antifungal activity of three commercially important essential oils against Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus niger.
PubMed: Diurnal fluctuations in oxygen release from roots of Acorus calamus Linn in a modeled constructed wetland.
PubMed: Antimycobacterial screening of traditional medicinal plants using the microplate resazurin assay.
PubMed: Asarone inhibits adipogenesis and stimulates lipolysis in 3T3-L1 adipocytes.
PubMed: Antimutagenic activity of methanolic extracts of four ayurvedic medicinal plants.
PubMed: Atrazine degradation by aerobic microorganisms isolated from the rhizosphere of sweet flag (Acorus calamus L.).
PubMed: Evaluation of anti-methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) activity and synergy of some bioactive plant extracts.
PubMed: Developmental anatomy of the root cortex of the basal monocotyledon, Acorus calamus (Acorales, Acoraceae).
PubMed: Study of antidiarrhoeal activity of four medicinal plants in castor-oil induced diarrhoea.
PubMed: Getting to the root (Acorus calamus) of the problem.
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