Agent Name

Nopol

CAS Number

128-50-7

Formula

C11-H18-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

6,6-Dimethyl-2-(2-hydroxyethyl)-2-norpinene; 6,6-Dimethyl-2-norpinene-2-ethanol; 6,6-Dimethylbicyclo-(3.1.1)-2-heptene-2-ethanol; Homomyrtenol; Nopol (terpene); 2-Norpinene-2-ethanol, 6,6-dimethyl-; Bicyclo(3.1.1)hept-2-ene-2-ethanol, 6,6-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] 10-Hydroxymethylene-2-pinene; [FDA] 6,6-Dimethyl-bicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene-2-ethanol; 2-Hydroxyethyl-6,6-dimethyl-bicyclo[3,1,1]hept-2-ene; [JECFA]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Colorless viscous liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Present in carrot root oil; Used to make pesticides, soaps, detergents, and other household products; [Merck Index] Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

A moderate skin irritant; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] An irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS]

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