para-cymene
Notes :
lemon enhancer.
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  • Organoleptics
      • Organoleptic Properties
        Odor Type :terpenic
        Odor Strength :high ,
        recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
        Odor Description:
        at 1.00 % in dipropylene glycol. 
        fresh citrus terpene woody spice
        Substantivity :< 2 hour(s) at 100.00 %
  • Properties
      • Physical Properties
        Appearance :colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
        Assay : 97.00 to 100.00 % 
        Food Chemicals Codex Listed :Yes
        Specific Gravity :0.85300 to 0.85500 @  25.00 °C.
        Pounds per Gallon - (est). : 7.098 to  7.114
        Refractive Index :1.48900 to 1.49100 @  20.00 °C.
        Boiling Point : 176.00 to  178.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
        Boiling Point : 91.00 to  92.00 °C. @ 50.00 mm Hg
        Acid Value : 1.00 max. KOH/g
        Vapor Pressure :1.460000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C.
        Vapor Density :4.62 ( Air = 1 )
        Flash Point : 117.00 °F. TCC ( 47.22 °C. )
        logP (o/w) : 4.100
        Shelf Life : 12.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
        Storage :store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.
  • Safety
      • Safety Information
        Most important hazard(s) :Xn - Harmful.
          R 10 - Flammable.
        R 20/21/22 - Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
        R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
        S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
        S 16 - Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.
        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 27 - Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
        S 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
        Human Experience : 4 % solution: no irritation or sensitization.
        Oral/Parenteral Toxicity : 
          oral-rat LD50  4750 mg/kg
        SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: CHROMODACYRORREA: EYE GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA" BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
        Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 2, Pg. 327, 1964.

        Dermal Toxicity : 
          Not determined
        Inhalation Toxicity : 
          Not determined
  • Safety in Use
      • Safety in Use Information
        Category :flavor and fragrance agents
        Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU) :926.00 (μg/capita/day)
        Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA) :472.00 (μg/capita/day)
        Threshold of Concern :1800 (μg/person/day)
        Structure Class :I
        Recommendation for para-cymene fragrance usage levels up to :
          8.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
        Recommendation for para-cymene flavor usage levels up to :
          250.0000 ppm in the finished product.
  • Safety References
Flavor/Fragrance Formulas
1-methyl-4-propan-2-ylbenzene (Click)
CAS Number : 99-87-6
ESIS EC# (EINECS) :202-796-7
Beilstein Number :1903377
MDL :MFCD00008893
CoE Number :620
XlogP3 :4.10 (est)
Molecular Weight :134.22158000
Formula :C10 H14
BioActivity Summary :listing
NMR Predictor :Predict
Category :flavor and fragrance agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring :1325  p-cymene
Flavis Number :01.002 (Old site)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings :01.002  1-isopropyl-4-methylbenzene

FEMA Number :2356  p-cymene
FDA Mainterm : P-CYMENE
FDA Regulation :FDA PART 172 -- FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
Subpart F--Flavoring Agents and Related Substances
Sec. 172.515 Synthetic flavoring substances and adjuvants.
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1-methyl-4-propan-2-ylbenzene
Synonyms :
 benzene, 1-isopropyl-4-methyl-
 benzene, 1-methyl-4-(1-methylethyl)-
 camphogen
 cumene, p-methyl-
p-cumidine
4-cymene
p-cymene
para-cymene 70% (non citrus) natural
p-cymene FCC
p-cymene natural
para-cymene P & F
 cymene para FCC
para-cymene PF
 cymene, p-
p-cymol
para-cymol
 dolcymene
p-mentha-1,3,5-triene
p-methyl cumene
para-methyl cumene
4-methyl isopropyl benzene
4-methyl isopropylbenzene
4-methyl-1-(methylethyl)benzene
4-methyl-1-(propan-2-yl)benzene
4-methyl-1-isopropyl benzene
4-methyl-1-isopropylbenzene
1-methyl-4-(1-methyl ethyl) benzene
1-methyl-4-(1-methylethyl)-benzene
 methyl-4-(1-methylethyl)benzene
1-methyl-4-(1-methylethyl)benzene
1-methyl-4-(propan-2-yl)benzene
1-methyl-4-isopropyl benzene
1-methyl-4-isopropylbenzene
1-methyl-4-propan-2-ylbenzene
p-methyl-cumene
p-methylcumene
para-methylcumene
4-methylisopropylbenzene
p-methylisopropylbenzene
 paracymene
 paracymol
p-isopropyl methyl benzene
para-isopropyl methyl benzene
4-isopropyl toluene
p-isopropyl toluene
para-isopropyl toluene
4-isopropyl-1-methylbenzene
1-isopropyl-4-methyl benzene
1-isopropyl-4-methyl-benzene
1-isopropyl-4-methylbenzene
1-isopropyl-4-methylbenzol
p-isopropylmethylbenzene
para-isopropylmethylbenzene
4-isopropyltoluene
p-isopropyltoluene
para-isopropyltoluene
Soluble in :
 alcohol
 water, 27.88 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 water, 23.4 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
Insoluble in :
 water
Stability :
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