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MedKoo CAT#: 461778

CAS#: 512-61-8

Description: Santalene is a fragrance sesquiterpene that is responsible for the fragrance of sandalwood oil.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 512-61-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 461778
Name: Santalene
CAS#: 512-61-8
Chemical Formula: C15H24
Exact Mass: 204.1878
Molecular Weight: 204.35
Elemental Analysis: C, 88.16; H, 11.84

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Synonym: Santalene;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1,7-dimethyl-7-(4-methylpent-3-en-1-yl)tricyclo[,6]heptane


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H24/c1-10(2)6-5-7-14(3)11-8-12-13(9-11)15(12,14)4/h6,11-13H,5,7-9H2,1-4H3


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.03.00

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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