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1-methyl-4-prop-1-en-2-ylcyclohexan-1-ol (Click)
CAS Number: 138-87-4
ECHA EC Number: 205-342-6
Beilstein Number: 2205072
FEMA Number: 3564
CoE Number: 10254
XlogP3-AA: 2.50 (est)
Molecular Weight: 154.25266000
Formula: C10 H18 O
NMR Predictor: Predict
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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Read: Under the conditions of intended use - New developments in the FEMA GRAS program and the safety assessment of flavor ingredients
Read: A GRAS assessment program for flavor ingredients
Read: Sensory testing for flavorings with modifying properties. Food Technology
Read: Criteria for the safety evaluation of flavoring substances
Read: A procedure for the safety evaluation of natural flavor complexes used as ingredients in food: essential oils
Read: FEMA Expert Panel: 30 Years of safety evaluation for the flavor industry
Read: Consumption ratio and food predominance of flavoring materials
JECFA Food Flavoring: 374  p-menth-8-en-1-ol
Flavis Number: 02.097 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings: 02.097  beta-terpineol

FEMA Number: 3564  p-menth-8-en-1-ol
FDA Regulation:
Subpart F--Flavoring Agents and Related Substances
Sec. 172.515 Synthetic flavoring substances and adjuvants.
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 96.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity: 0.93000 to 0.93600 @  25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.739 to  7.788
Refractive Index: 1.48200 to 1.48500 @  20.00 °C.
Melting Point: 32.00 to  33.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 209.00 to  210.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Congealing Point: 24.00 °C.
Vapor Pressure: 0.034000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 189.00 °F. TCC ( 87.22 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.837 (est)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: woody
Odor Strength: medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
Odor Description:
at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. 
pungent earthy woody
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Cosmetic Information:
CosIng: cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
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BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
DRT Terpenes
Beta Terpineol content (%) : 15 - 20
Penta International
beta-TERPINEOL, Kosher
Chemical Sources Association
Need This Item for Flavor/Food?: You can contact the Chemical Sources Association
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Safety Information:
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 36/38 - Irritating to skin and eyes.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 36 - Wear suitable protective clothing.
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:
oral-rat LD50  4300 mg/kg
Reported for a mixture of alpha- and beta-terpineol.
(Moreno, 1971)

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
maximum skin levels for fine fragrances:
  0.0200 %  and are based on the assumption that the fragrance mixture is used at 20% in a consumer product (IFRA Use Level Survey).
Recommendation for beta-terpineol usage levels up to:
  3.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
use level in formulae for use in cosmetics:
  0.0200 %
Dermal Systemic Exposure in Cosmetic Products:
 0.0005 mg/kg/day
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 1.30 (μg/capita/day)
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: 11
Click here to view publication 11
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -47.50000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -14.60000
beverages(alcoholic): -10.00000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -20.00000
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: -20.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: -10.00000
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: -37.50000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
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Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(efsa): Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...
Flavor & Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA) reference(s):
The FEMA GRAS assessment of alicyclic substances used as flavor ingredients.View pdf
EPI System: View Calculate predicted properties
Env. Mutagen Info. Center: Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 138-87-4
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WGK Germany: 2
Chemidplus: 0000138874
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NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 138-87-4
Pubchem (cid): 8748
Pubchem (sid): 134974072
Flavornet: 138-87-4
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Other Information:
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos: The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc: Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC): Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS): View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database): HMDB36996
VCF-Online: VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider: View
Wikipedia: View
RSC Learn Chemistry: View
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Potential Blenders and core components note
isobornyl formateFL/FR
 cyperus root oil (cyperus scariosus)FR
 cypress oilFR
(E+Z)-4,8-dimethyl-3,7-nonadien-2-yl acetateFL/FR
 fern absolute 
 fir needle oil siberiaFL/FR
 galbanum oilFL/FR
 germacrene B 
 herbal norbornaneFR
6-hydroxydihydrotheaspirane (mixture of isomers)FL/FR
 linalool oxideFL/FR
 oakmoss absoluteFL/FR
 oakmoss oilFR
 orris hexanoneFR
 turmeric oleoresinFL
 vetiver oil haitiFL/FR
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Potential Uses:
 earth humusFR
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Natural Occurrence in: note
 boldo leaf oil italy @ 0.13%
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 boldus leaf oil chile @ 0.07%
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 cascarilla bark oil @ trace%
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 cornmint oil india @ 0.01%
Data  GC  GRIN Trop Picture
 lavandin oil china @ 0.45%
Data  GC  GRIN Trop Picture
 lemongrass oil @ 0.17%
Data  GC  GRIN Trop Picture
 mace oil east india @ 0.32%
Data  GC  GRIN Trop Picture
 nutmeg flower oil @ 0.36%
Data  GC  GRIN Trop Picture
 nutmeg leaf oil @ 0.00-0.21%
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 orange peel oil bitter china @ 0.02%
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 pine oils
 sage oil dalmatian @ 0.30%
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 thyme oil red CO2 extract @ 0.22%
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 cyclohexanol, 1-methyl-4-(1-methylethenyl)-
1-methyl-4-(1-methyl ethenyl) cyclohexanol
1-methyl-4-(1-methyl vinyl) cyclohexan-1-ol
1-methyl-4-isopropenyl cyclohexan-1-ol
1-methyl-4-methyl vinyl cyclohexanol
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PubMed: Induction of defensive response in Eucalyptus globulus plants and its persistence in vegetative propagation.
PubMed: Volatile oil constituents of different parts of Artemisia chamaemelifolia and the composition and antibacterial activity of the aerial parts of A. turcomanica from Iran.
PubMed: Chemical compositions and antioxidant/antimicrobial activities of various samples prepared from Schinus terebinthifolius leaves cultivated in Egypt.
PubMed: Effect of pulp reduction and pasteurization on the release of aroma compounds in industrial orange juice.
PubMed: Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oil from the rhizomes of Amomum cannicarpum.
PubMed: [Analysis of terpineol and improvement of technology process in terpineol production].
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Soluble in:
 water, 2200 mg/L @ 15 °C (exp)
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