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Substance Name: Musk
RN: 123-69-3
UNII: 095I377U8F
InChIKey: NVIPUOMWGQAOIT-RQOWECAXSA-N

Note

  • Pure essence from secretion of preputial follicles of Moschus moschiferus L.

Molecular Formula

  • C16-H28-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 252.395
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Musk

Synonyms

  • (Z)-Oxacycloheptadec-8-en-2-one
  • 16-Hydroxy-7-hexadecenoic acid lactone
  • AI3-30957
  • Ambrettolid
  • Ambrettolide
  • EINECS 204-644-5
  • Musk ambrette
  • Musk ambrette (natural)
  • Musk natural
  • Natural musk ambrette
  • omega-6-Hexadecenlactone
  • UNII-095I377U8F

Systematic Names

  • Hexadec-7-en-16-olide
  • Oxacycloheptadec-8-en-2-one
  • Oxacycloheptadec-8-en-2-one, (8Z)-
  • Oxacycloheptadec-8-en-2-one, (Z)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 123-69-3

FDA UNII

  • 095I377U8F

Other Registry Number

  • 17598-28-6

System Generated Number

  • 0000123693

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C16H28O2/c17-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2-1-3-5-7-9-11-13-15-18-16/h2,4H,1,3,5-15H2/b4-2-

InChIKey

NVIPUOMWGQAOIT-RQOWECAXSA-N

Smiles

C1(CCCCCC=CCCCCCCCCO1)=O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LDLo oral 1600mg/kg (1600mg/kg)   Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Vol. 14, Pg. 111, 1985.
rabbit LD50 skin > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 13, Pg. 707, 1975.
rat LD50 oral 339mg/kg (339mg/kg)   Gekkan Yakuji. Pharmaceuticals Monthly. Vol. 22, Pg. 1513, 1980.