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myrcenol
7-octen-2-ol, 2-methyl-6-methylene-

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Name:2-methyl-6-methylideneoct-7-en-2-ol
CAS Number: 543-39-5Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:208-843-8
FDA UNII:X4XS5MYJ20
Nikkaji Web:J13.753G
Beilstein Number:1744474
XlogP3:3.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:154.25266000
Formula:C10 H18 O
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
Not longer supported by industry (DG SANCO, 2012)
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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FLAVIS Number:02.185 (Old)
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.97300 to 0.98200 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.096 to 8.171
Specific Gravity:0.97400 to 0.98300 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - est.: 8.114 to 8.189
Refractive Index:1.48000 to 1.48700 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 99.00 to 100.00 °C. @ 10.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 224.00 to 225.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.018000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 192.00 °F. TCC ( 88.89 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.613 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 260.9 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
Stability:
 alcoholic lotion
 antiperspirant
 deo stick
 fabric softener
 hard surface cleaner
 non-discoloring
 shampoo
 soap
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: floral
Odor Strength:medium
Substantivity:28 hour(s) at 100.00 %
fresh floral lavender citrus
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. fresh floral lavender citrus
Luebke, William tgsc, (1996)
Odor sample from: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
IFF
Myrcenol Super
Odor Description:Fresh floral lavender, citrus
Provides 'lift' and freshness/brightness to compositions including those for soap. Zest, lime, grapefruit, bergamot.
Moellhausen
MYRCENOL SUPER
Odor Description:fresh, floral; an excellent cologne note with a citrus lime quality
Taste Description:fresh, citrusy, floral, slightly herbal-fruity
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: masking agents
 
Suppliers:
Azelis UK
Myrcenol Super
Services
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Myrcenol
Ernesto Ventós
MYRCENOL SUPER IFF
Odor: FRESH, CITRUS
Fine Fragrances Pvt Ltd
Myrcenol Super
IFF
Myrcenol Super
Odor: Fresh floral lavender, citrus
Use: Provides 'lift' and freshness/brightness to compositions including those for soap. Zest, lime, grapefruit, bergamot.
Moellhausen
MYRCENOL SUPER
Odor: fresh, floral; an excellent cologne note with a citrus lime quality
Flavor: fresh, citrusy, floral, slightly herbal-fruity
Penta International
MYRCENOL PURE, Kosher
Taytonn
Myrcenol Super
Odor: Citrus, Fresh, Zest/ Zesty
 
Safety Information:
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
None - None found.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 5300 mg/kg
(Moreno, 1972g)

oral-rat LD50 5300 mg/kg
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 14, Pg. 617, 1976.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 14, Pg. 617, 1976.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
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 myrcenol usage levels up to:
  20.0000 % 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): 0.012 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 3900 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:1800 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: I
 
Food categories according to Commission Regulation EC No. 1565/2000 (EC, 2000) in FGE.06 (EFSA, 2002a). According to the Industry the "normal" use is defined as the average of reported usages and "maximum use" is defined as the 95th percentile of reported usages (EFSA, 2002i).
Note: mg/kg = 0.001/1000 = 0.000001 = 1/1000000 = ppm.
 average usage mg/kgmaximum usage mg/kg
Dairy products, excluding products of category 02.0 (01.0): 7.0000035.00000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 5.0000025.00000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 10.0000050.00000
Processed fruit (04.1): 7.0000035.00000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 10.0000050.00000
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 5.0000025.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 10.0000050.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): 2.0000010.00000
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): 2.0000010.00000
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): 5.0000025.00000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 10.0000050.00000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 5.0000025.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 10.0000050.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 20.00000100.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 5.0000025.00000
 
Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(efsa):Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 18 (FGE.18): Aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic saturated and unsaturated tertiary alcohols, aromatic tertiary alcohols and their esters from chemical group 6
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 18, Revision 1 (FGE. 18 Rev1)[1] : Aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic saturated and unsaturated tertiary alcohols, aromatic tertiary alcohols and their esters from chemical groups 6 and 8
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 90 (FGE.90): Consideration of Aliphatic, acyclic and alicyclic terpenoid tertiary alcohols and structurally related substances evaluated by JECFA (68th meeting)FGE.18Rev1 (2009)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 18, Revision 2 (FGE.18Rev2): Aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic saturated and unsaturated tertiary alcohols, aromatic tertiary alcohols and their esters from chemical groups 6 and 8.
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 18, Revision 3 (FGE.18Rev3): Aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic saturated and unsaturated tertiary alcohols, aromatic tertiary alcohols and their esters from chemical groups 6 and 8.
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):543-39-5
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :10975
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:1
2-methyl-6-methylideneoct-7-en-2-ol
Chemidplus:0000543395
RTECS:RH3580000 for cas# 543-39-5
 
References:
 2-methyl-6-methylideneoct-7-en-2-ol
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:543-39-5
Pubchem (cid):10975
Pubchem (sid):134976516
Pherobase:View
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
CHEBI:View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB36107
FooDB:FDB014951
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
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Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
aldehydic
fresh carbaldehyde
FR
lily pentanal
FR
nonanal (aldehyde C-9)
FL/FR
N/i-
tridecanal
FR
balsamic
abies alba cone oil
FR
balsam ketone
FR
laevo-
bornyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
bornyl propionate
FL/FR
annus
wormwood oil france
FL/FR
buttery
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
camphoreous
2,6-
dimethyl-3-oxatricyclo(4.2.1.0*2,4*)nonane
FR
eucalyptus polybractea oil
FR
hinoki leaf oil
FR
citrus
beta-
bisabolol
FL/FR
dihydromyrcenyl acetate
FR
dimyrcetol (IFF)
FR
2-
ethyl-1-hexanol
FL/FR
lime pyran
FR
mandarin oil (citrus reticulata nova var. mandarin) uruguay
FL/FR
myrcenyl acetate
FL/FR
sweet
orange peel oil c.p. california
FL/FR
sweet
orange peel oil c.p. florida
FL/FR
panax quinquefolius root tincture
FL/FR
beta-
sinensal
FL/FR
tangerine acetate
FR
tangerine nitrile
FR
tetrahydromyrcenyl acetate
FR
earthy
geosmin
FL/FR
floral
iso
amyl salicylate
FL/FR
benzyl acetate
FL/FR
butyl tiglate
FR
2,4-
dimethyl-3-cyclohexene-1-methanol
FR
ethyl linalool
FR
ethyl linalyl acetal
FR
freesia specialty
FR
geranyl acetate
FL/FR
herbal pyran
FR
jasmopyrane (Givaudan)
FR
karo karounde absolute
FR
grosso
lavandin oil
FL/FR
lavender oil
FL/FR
lavender oil bulgaria
FL/FR
lavender oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
lavender oil france
FL/FR
lavender oil greece
FL/FR
linalyl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-
methyl epi-jasmonate
FL/FR
muguet carbinol
FL/FR
muguet octadienol
FR
nonisyl propionate
FR
(Z)-beta-
ocimene
FL/FR
orris rhizome absolute (iris pallida)
FL/FR
iso
phytol
FL/FR
prenyl salicylate
FL/FR
rose absolute pentanol
FR
surfleurs d'oranger oil
FL/FR
tea acetate
FR
terpinyl formate
FL/FR
terpinyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
undecanal dimethyl acetal
FR
(E)-2-
undecen-1-ol
FL/FR
fresh
fresh & clean fragrance
FR
fruity
amyl isovalerate
FL/FR
1,4-
dimethyl bicyclo(3.2.1)oct-3-yl acetate
FR
1,4-
dimethyl bicyclo(3.2.1)octan-3-dioxolane
FR
ethyl (R)-2-hydroxy-4-methyl pentanoate
FR
ethyl (S)-2-hydroxy-4-methyl pentanoate
FR
ethyl 2-hydroxy-4-methyl valerate
FR
eucalyptus staigeriana oil
FR
fleuramone (IFF)
FR
hexyl acetate
FL/FR
linalyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
linalyl valerate
FL/FR
ocimen-1-yl acetate
FR
(Z)-3-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
phenoxyethyl propionate
FL/FR
prenol
FL/FR
2-
undecenal
FL/FR
cis-
woody acetate
FR
green
iso
butyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
heptyl formate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexenyl methyl ether
FR
(2-
methoxy-1-methyl butyl) benzene
FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl acetal
FR
3-
propyl bicyclo(3.2.1)-6-octen-2-one
FR
iso
propyl phenyl propionaldehyde
FR
2,4,8-
trimethyl-5-oxatricyclo(6.2.1.0*2,6*)undecane
FR
herbal
amber dioxepine
FR
bergamot mint herb oil
FR
bornyl salicylate
FR
(S)-
campholene acetate
FL/FR
carrot seed oil (daucus carota ssp. gummifer hook. fil.) spain
FR
chamomile isobutyrate
FR
(R)-(+)-
citronellal
FL/FR
cuminyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
dihydrolavandulal
FL/FR
beta-
elemene
FL/FR
freesia heptanol
FL/FR
geranium cyclohexane
FR
herbal undecanol
FR
abrialis
lavandin oil
FL/FR
lavender absolute bulgaria
FL/FR
lavender oil terpeneless
FL/FR
linalyl acetate
FL/FR
linalyl isovalerate
FL/FR
methyl hexyl ether
FL/FR
myrtle oil
FL/FR
nopyl acetate
FR
ocimene oxirane
FR
3-
octanone
FL/FR
1-
octen-3-yl acetate
FL/FR
laevo-beta-
pinene
FL/FR
rosemary specialty
FR
terpineol acetate
FL/FR
terpineols (unspec.) (mixed isomers)
FL/FR
alpha-
terpinyl acetate
FL/FR
marine
ozone propanal
FR
minty
peppermint oil america
FL/FR
peppermint oil idaho
FL/FR
spicy
elsholtzia ciliata oil
FR
laurus nobilis fruit oil
FL/FR
terpenic
alpha-
terpineol
FL/FR
waxy
1-
undecanol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
undecen-1-yl acetate
FR
woody
alpha-
cedrene
FL/FR
2-
decalinyl acetate
FR
4-(3,3-
dimethyl bicyclo(2.2.1)hept-2-yl)-5-methyl-2-oxabicyclo(2.2.2)octane
FR
1,4-
dimethyl bicyclo(3.2.1)octan-3-one
FR
alpha-
farnesene
FL/FR
vetiveryl formate
FR
yeasty
beer CO2 extract
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
amyl isovalerate
FL/FR
alpha-
cedrene
FL/FR
(R)-(+)-
citronellal
FL/FR
cuminyl acetate
FL/FR
8,9-
dehydrotheaspirone
FL
beta-
elemene
FL/FR
2-
ethyl-5-methyl furan
FL
geosmin
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
hexadien-1-ol
FL
(E)-3-
hexen-1-yl crotonate
FL
laurus nobilis fruit oil
FL/FR
linalyl valerate
FL/FR
methyl (E)-2-decenoate
FL
laevo-beta-
pinene
FL/FR
beta-
sinensal
FL/FR
surfleurs d'oranger oil
FL/FR
terpineol acetate
FL/FR
terpineols (unspec.) (mixed isomers)
FL/FR
terpinyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
4,4'-
thiobis-2-butanone
FL
(E)-2-
undecen-1-ol
FL/FR
annus
wormwood oil france
FL/FR
panax quinquefolius root tincture
FL/FR
aldehydic
aldehydic
nonanal (aldehyde C-9)
FL/FR
1-
undecanol
FL/FR
amber
iso
butyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
balsamic
laevo-
bornyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
bornyl propionate
FL/FR
buttery
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
citrus
beta-
bisabolol
FL/FR
freesia heptanol
FL/FR
mandarin oil (citrus reticulata nova var. mandarin) uruguay
FL/FR
myrcenyl acetate
FL/FR
sweet
orange peel oil c.p. california
FL/FR
sweet
orange peel oil c.p. florida
FL/FR
alpha-
terpineol
FL/FR
cooling
peppermint oil america
FL/FR
earthy
panax quinquefolius root extract
FL
ethereal
methyl hexyl ether
FL/FR
fatty
2-
ethyl-1-hexanol
FL/FR
heptyl formate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
floral
linalyl acetate
FL/FR
linalyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-
methyl epi-jasmonate
FL/FR
muguet carbinol
FL/FR
fruity
benzyl acetate
FL/FR
hexyl acetate
FL/FR
linalyl isovalerate
FL/FR
prenol
FL/FR
terpinyl formate
FL/FR
green
iso
amyl salicylate
FL/FR
alpha-
farnesene
FL/FR
geranyl acetate
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
hexadienal
FL
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-beta-
ocimene
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
1-
octen-3-yl acetate
FL/FR
herbal
iso
dihydrolavandulal
FL/FR
grosso
lavandin oil
FL/FR
abrialis
lavandin oil
FL/FR
lavender absolute bulgaria
FL/FR
lavender oil
FL/FR
lavender oil bulgaria
FL/FR
lavender oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
lavender oil france
FL/FR
lavender oil greece
FL/FR
lavender oil terpeneless
FL/FR
linalyl propionate
FL/FR
prenyl salicylate
FL/FR
jammy
(S)-
campholene acetate
FL/FR
minty
peppermint oil idaho
FL/FR
mushroom
3-
octanone
FL/FR
oily
iso
phytol
FL/FR
spicy
galangal root oleoresin
FL
myrtle oil
FL/FR
sweet
orris rhizome absolute (iris pallida)
FL/FR
waxy
phenoxyethyl propionate
FL/FR
2-
undecenal
FL/FR
woody
alpha-
terpinyl acetate
FL/FR
yeasty
beer CO2 extract
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRcitrus
FRhop
FRlavender
FRpine
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 basil oil
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 blueberry fruit - trace amount
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 champaca absolute (michelia alba dc.) @ 0.15%
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 grape - 0.04 mg/kg
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 grapefruit juice - 0.04 mg/kg
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 lavender oil
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 licorice - 1.1 mg/kg
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 lime oil distilled mexico @ 0.08%
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 lime oil distilled peru @ 0.01%
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 witch hazel leaf oil @ 0.04%
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Synonyms:
2-methyl-6-methylene oct-7-en-2-ol
2-methyl-6-methylene-7-octen-2-ol
2-methyl-6-methyleneoct-7-en-2-ol
2-methyl-6-methylideneoct-7-en-2-ol
3-methylene-7-methyl-1-octen-7-ol
7-octen-2-ol, 2-methyl-6-methylene-
 myrcenol super
7-hydroxy-7-methyl-3-methylene-1-octene
 

Articles:

PubMed:Inhibition of predator attraction to kairomones by non-host plant volatiles for herbivores: a bypass-trophic signal.
PubMed:Fragrance material review on myrcenol.
PubMed:Gas chromatography/mass spectrometry analysis of Laurus nobilis essential oil composition of northern Cyprus.
PubMed:Electrophysiological and behavioral responses of Ips duplicatus to aggregation pheromone in Inner Mongolia, China: amitinol as a potential pheromone component.
PubMed:Effects of beer and hop on ionotropic gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors.
PubMed:A model for peak and width of signaling windows: Ips duplicatus and Chilo partellus pheromone component proportions--does response have a wider window than production?
PubMed:Sex-specific production of ipsdienol and myrcenol byDendroctonus ponderosae (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) exposed to myrcene vapors.
 
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