Cubebol

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Cubebol
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Names
IUPAC name
(3S,3aR,3bR,4S,7R,7aR)-Octahydro-3,7-dimethyl-4-(1-methylethyl)-1H-cyclopenta[1.3]cyclopropa[1.2]benzen-3-ol
Identifiers
23445-02-5 YesY
ChemSpider 9451107 YesY
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PubChem 11276107
Properties
C15H26O
Molar mass 222.37 g/mol
Melting point 61 to 62 °C (142 to 144 °F; 334 to 335 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Cubebol is a natural sesquiterpene alcohol first identified in cubeb oil. It is also found in basil. It was patented as a cooling agent in 2001 by Firmenich, an international flavor company. The taste of cubebol is cooling and refreshing.[1] The patent describes application of cubebol as a refreshing agent in various products, ranging from chewing gum to sorbets, drinks, toothpaste, and gelatin-based confectioneries.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leffingwell, John C., Ph.D (2001). "Cool without Menthol & Cooler than Menthol and Cooling Compounds as Insect Repellents". Leffingwell & Associates. Retrieved 2006-09-15. 
  2. ^ U.S. Patent 6,214,788