Carene

Carene

  • 3,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo[4.1.0]hept-3-ene, Car-3-ene
  • 29021900
  • C10H16
  • Colourless Liquid
  • 13466-78-9
  • Carene, Car-3-ene, 3-carene, delta-3-carene
  • 1kg in glass bottle
    1kg in glass bottle
    1kg in glass bottle
    1kg in glass bottle
    1kg in glass bottle
    1kg in glass bottle
    1kg in glass bottle
Grade Origin Download
China
TDS MSDS

Application

Category

  • Preservatives
  • Artificial Sweetener
  • Flavoring Agents

Brief Overview:

3-Carene, also known as Carene, is a volatile compound usually present in essential oils of Rosemary, Pine, Bell Pepper, Basil, and Cannabis. It is one of the constituent terpenes of turpentine. Carene has a sweet and pungent odor which is a amalgamated scent of fir needles, musky earth and damp woodlands, and has many uses.

Synthetic Process:

Carene is produced from the distillation of turpentine obtained from Pinus silvestris pine. A combination of batch-steam distillation and extractive distillation is used to obtain a good separation of carene from the other terpene chemicals due to the closeness of their boiling points.

It is used as a raw material in the perfume industry, as food flavoring, and also as an chemical intermediate. Carene also has anti-inflammatory effects, act as a antihistamine as well as a central nervous system depressant.

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