Perillyl Alcohol (CAS 536-59-4)

Perillyl Alcohol is a naturally occurring monoterpene related to limonene with antineoplastic activity.

Perillyl Alcoho industrially can be obtained by dehydration of β-epoxy-pinane into diol in the presence of mercury salts. or using β-Pinene as raw material to produce perilla acetate, and then Perilla alcohol was synthesized by saponification.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Dihydrocuminyl alcohol | Hydrocumin alcohol
CAS 536-59-4
EINECS 208-639-9
FEMA 2664
HS.CODE 290500
Molecular Formula C10H16O
Moleclar Weight 152.23

Application & Uses

  • It is used for imitation of citrus, vanilla, fruit flavoring, food excipient, and preservative of soy sauce.
  • organic synthesis of important intermediates, perillinol is the synthesis of perillinaldehyde, perillincapine and other key intermediates.
  • Synthetic plant production regulators, agricultural insecticides and insect antifeeding agents.
  • Perilla has unique medicinal effects and is used for organ transplantation, which can reduce the rejection of the allograft.
  • Perilla, as a monoterpene drug for the treatment and prevention of cancer, has broad-spectrum, high efficiency and low toxicity in the anti-cancer effect, and has unique therapeutic effects in the treatment of tumors, such as an ovarian tumor, esophageal cancer, breast cancer, etc.

Sales Specification

Content 98% min
LD50 skin, rabbit 5gm/kg min
LD50 oral, rat 2100mg/kg

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  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place

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