fenchyl alcohol

fenchyl alcohol

[′fen·chəl ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C10H18O A colorless solid or oily liquid, boiling at 198-204°C, isolated from pine oil and turpentine and also made synthetically; used as a solvent, an intermediate in organic synthesis, and as a flavoring. Also known as fenchol.
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The target compounds for GC analysis were [alpha]-pinene, camphene, [beta]-pinene, myrcene, limonene, 4-allylanisole, methyleugenol, borneol, and fenchyl alcohol. Percent extraction efficiency was calculated by dividing the total amount of terpenes found in the first extract by the total amount of terpenes found in the first and second extract and multiplying by 100.