Beta Phellandrene

Products & Informations

Phellandrene is the name for a pair of organic compounds, has a citrus odor that has a similar molecular structure and similar chemical properties. alpha-Phellandrene and beta-phellandrene are cyclic monoterpenes and are double-bond isomers. In α-phellandrene, both double bonds are endocyclic and in beta-phellandrene, one of them is exocyclic. Both are insoluble in water, but miscible with ether.

Beta-Phellandrene is widely distributed in essential oils (Angelica, Eucalyptus, Lavandula, Mentha, Pinus species).

The phellandrenes are used in fragrances because of their pleasing aromas. The odor of β-phellandrene has been described as peppery-minty and slightly citrusy. Consequently, beta-Phellandrene is widely used in the flavor industry.

 

APPLICATIONS & USES

  • used in fragrances because of their pleasing aromas. The odor of Beta-phellandrene has been described as peppery-minty and slightly citrusy
  • used as insect-resist & insecticide, materials of terpenic resin and synthetic menthol

Packaging

Storage

  • do not re-use the empty container. Store at 6°C~8°C
  • it is good general practice to store in closed, preferably full, containers away from heat sources, and protected from extremes of temperature

Remark

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