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N-[(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxy-phenyl)methyl]-8-methyl-nonanamide, Dihydrocapsaicin, 6,7-Dihydrocapsaicin, 8-Methyl-N-vanillylnonanamide, Vanillylamide of 8-methylnonanoic acid, DHC, CCRIS 1589
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||307.43 g/mol|
|Appearance||White to off-white solid|
|R-phrases (outdated)||R25, R36/37/38|
|S-phrases (outdated)||S26, S36/37/39, S45|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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|Heat||Above Peak (SR: 15,000,000)|
Dihydrocapsaicin is a capsaicinoid and analog and congener of capsaicin in chili peppers (Capsicum). Like capsaicin, it is an irritant. Dihydrocapsaicin accounts for about 22% of the total capsaicinoid mixture and has nearly, but not quite, the same pungency as capsaicin. Pure dihydrocapsaicin is a lipophilic colorless odorless crystalline to waxy compound. It is soluble in dimethyl sulfoxide and 100% ethanol.
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