β-Santalol

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β-Santalol
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Names
IUPAC name
(2Z)-2-Methyl-5-[2-methyl-3-methylene-bicyclo[2.2.1]hept-2-yl]pent-2-en-1-ol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.000.935
EC Number 201-027-2
Properties
C15H24O
Molar mass 220.36 g·mol−1
Appearance Liquid
Density 0.9717 g/cm3
Boiling point 177 °C (351 °F; 450 K)
Practically insoluble
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Solubility in diethyl ether Soluble
−87.1°
1.5100
Related compounds
Related terpenes
α-Santalol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

β-Santalol is an organic compound that is classified as a sesquiterpene. It comprises about 20% of the oil of sandalwood, the major component being α-santalol. As of 2002, about 60 tons of sandalwood oil are produced annually by steam distillation of the heartwood of Santalum album.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karl-Georg Fahlbusch, Franz-Josef Hammerschmidt, Johannes Panten, Wilhelm Pickenhagen, Dietmar Schatkowski, Kurt Bauer, Dorothea Garbe, Horst Surburg "Flavors and Fragrances" in Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim: 2002. Published online: 15 January 2003; doi:10.1002/14356007.a11_141.