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MedKoo CAT#: 341379

CAS#: 4630-07-3

Description: Valencene is a sesquiterpene that is an aroma component of citrus fruit and citrus-derived odorants.

Price and Availability

Size Price Shipping out time Quantity
5g USD 250 2 Weeks
25g USD 695 2 Weeks
100g USD 1450 2 Weeks
500g USD 4650 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2020-05-28. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Valencene purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 341379
Name: Valencene
CAS#: 4630-07-3
Chemical Formula: C15H24
Exact Mass: 204.1878
Molecular Weight: 204.357
Elemental Analysis: C, 88.16; H, 11.84

Synonym: Valencene; NSC 148969; NSC-148969; NSC148969.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Naphthalene, 1,2,3,5,6,7,8,8a-octahydro-1,8a-dimethyl-7-(1-methylethenyl)-, (1R,7R,8aS)-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C15H24/c1-11(2)13-8-9-14-7-5-6-12(3)15(14,4)10-13/h7,12-13H,1,5-6,8-10H2,2-4H3/t12-,13-,15+/m1/s1

SMILES Code: C=C([C@@H]1CCC2=CCC[C@@H](C)[C@]2(C)C1)C

Technical Data

Solid powder

>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).

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).

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