Dehydroabietic Acid (CAS 1740-19-8)

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Dehydroabietic acid, a colorless needle crystal, is an abietane diterpenic resin acid that is obtained from Pinus resin.


1.As rosin-type nucleating agent for polypropylene (PP)
2.Used commonly in the synthesis of surfactants, antioxidants and chiral catalysts.
3.As intermediates in synthesis of biological compounds example for the skeleton of antipodal steroids.
4.Antifungal, resist mildewing of rice caused by Pyricularia oryzae
5.Antiulcer extracts, moderate antisecretory
6. Dilation of blood vessels
7.Activion nerve function, irritate to release the transmitter substance GABA of inhibitory nerve and excitatory substance.


Solubility:Soluble in ethanol, benzene, chloroform, ether, acetone, carbon dioxide and dilute sodium hydroxide solution, insoluble in water.
High optical rotation.


  • Packing in 25kg fiber drum or complex paper bag net each


Appearance Colorless needle crystal
Color, Gardner 2 max
Acid Value, mgKOH/g 180-210