4-methyl cyclohexene
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      960A METHYL CYCLOHEXENE ≥97.0% (sum of isomers), Kosher
      For use in citrus compositions.
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      • Organoleptic Properties
        Odor Type :citrus
        Odor Strength :medium ,
        recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
        Odor Description:
        at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. 
  • Properties
      • Physical Properties
        Appearance :colorless clear liquid (est)
        Assay : 98.00 to 100.00 % sum of isomers
        Food Chemicals Codex Listed :No
        Specific Gravity :0.79900 @  25.00 °C.
        Refractive Index :1.44100 @  20.00 °C.
        Melting Point : -16.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
        Boiling Point : 102.70 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
        Vapor Pressure :35.974998 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
        Flash Point : 30.00 °F. TCC ( -1.10 °C. ) (est)
        logP (o/w) : 3.454 (est)
        Shelf Life : 24.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
        Storage :store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light. store under nitrogen.
        Storage :store under nitrogen.
  • Safety
      • Safety Information
        Most important hazard(s) :Xn - Harmful.
          R 11 - Highly flammable.
        R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
        R 65 - Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed.
        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 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
        S 62 - If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
        Oral/Parenteral Toxicity : 
          Not determined
        Dermal Toxicity : 
          Not determined
        Inhalation Toxicity : 
          Not determined
  • Safety in Use
      • Safety in Use Information
        Category :flavor and fragrance agents
        Recommendation for 4-methyl cyclohexene fragrance usage levels up to :
          4.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
  • Safety References
4-methylcyclohexene (Click)
CAS Number : 591-47-9 26293-22-1
ECHA EC Number :209-715-4
Beilstein Number :1901299
MDL :MFCD00001573
XlogP3-AA :2.70 (est)
Molecular Weight :96.17264000
Formula :C7 H12
NMR Predictor :Predict
Category :flavor and fragrance agents
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Synonyms :
cyclohexene, 4-methyl-
Soluble in :
 water, 45.39 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in :
Stability :
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