Agent Name

beta-Phellandrene

CAS Number

555-10-2

Formula

C10-H16

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

2-p-Menthadiene; 3-Isopropyl-6-methylene-1-cyclohexene; 3-Methylene-6-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexene; 4-Isopropyl-1-methylene-2-cyclohexene; Cyclohexene, 3-methylene-6-(1-methylethyl)-; PHELLANDRENE, BETA; p-Mentha-1(7),2-diene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Terpenes

Description

Oil; [Merck Index] Pleasant odor; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

A naturally occurring essential oil and monoterpene found in certain plants; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.59 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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