CE000

Cedarwood Oil



FormulaMI NumberCAS NumberC.I.Number
6708


MI: Merck Index Number
CAS: Chemical Abstract Service Registry Number
C.I.: Chemical Index Number


Background

Cedarwood oil is the volatile oil from wood of Juniperus virginiana and other species of cedar. The consituents are chiefly cedrene (a terpene) and cedral (cedar camphor).




Synonyms

Cedarwood oil
Oil of Cedar Wood


Uses

Perfumery
Insect repellant


Cross-Reactions




Unusual Reactions




References

1. Bleumink, E., J.C. Mitchell, and J.P. Nater, Allergic contact dermatitis from cedar wood (Thuja plicata). British Journal of Dermatology, 1973. 88(5): p. 499-504.


This information originates from 


Trey Truett, MD

truettap@ctrvax.vanderbilt.edu
.