b-Farnesene

  • 1,6,10-Dodecatriene, 7,11-dimethyl-3-methylene-, (6E)-
  • (E)-7,11-Dimethyl-3-methylenedodeca-1,6,10-triene
  • 7,11-Dimethyl-3-methylene-1,6,10-dodecatriene
Formula
C15H24
Structure
Description
Liquid with a citrus/herbaceous odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
18794-84-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
242-582-0
Merck
12,3977
EPA OPP
129052
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C15H24
Formula mass
204.36
Melting point, °C
< 25
Boiling point, °C
273
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.01 (25 C)
Density
0.81 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
6.62
Heat of vaporization
49.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, well-ventilated area.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with adsorbent, scoop up and transfer to waste container.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
110
Fire fighting
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, dry chemical or foam. Use standard fire-fighting procedures.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
May be irritating to skin and eyes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Administer water and call a physician or poison control center immediately. Do not induce vomiting.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. Give oxygen and call a physician.
   Skin
Wash area well with water. Seek medical help if necessary.
   Eyes
Flush with water for 15 min. Seek medical help if necessary.

Transport.