Carene

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Carene
Carene
Identifiers
CAS number 13466-78-9 YesY
PubChem 26049
ChemSpider 10660720 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL506854 N
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Properties
Molecular formula C10H16
Molar mass 136.24 g/mol
Density 0.867 g/cm3
Boiling point 168 to 169 °C (334 to 336 °F; 441 to 442 K) at 705 mmHg
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Carene, or delta-3-carene, is a bicyclic monoterpene which occurs naturally as a constituent of turpentine,[1] with a content as high as 42% depending on the source. Carene has a sweet and pungent odor. It is not soluble in water, but miscible with fats and oils.

Health[edit]

In higher concentrations, delta-3-carene can be a skin irritant or central nervous system depressant.

Aromas[edit]

Aromas attributed to carene include sweet, pine, cedar, woodsy, and pungent.

Natural sources[edit]

Natural sources of carene include turpentine (pine extract), rosemary, and cedar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haz-Map Agents