Cuelure

Title: Cuelure
CAS Registry Number: 3572-06-3
CAS Name: 4-[4-(Acetyloxy)phenyl]-2-butanone
Additional Names: 4-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone acetate
Molecular Formula: C12H14O3
Molecular Weight: 206.24
Percent Composition: C 69.88%, H 6.84%, O 23.27%
Literature References: Synthetic sex pheromone developed as a lure for melon flies, Dacus cucurbitae (Coq.); analog of raspberry ketone. Prepn and biological activity: M. Beroza et al., Science 131, 1044 (1960); B. H. Alexander et al., J. Agric. Food Chem. 10, 270 (1962). Extraction and GC-MS determn in soil: J. P. Alcantara-Licudine et al., J. Chromatogr. Sci. 34, 238 (1996). Field studies in fruit fly eradication: R. T. Cunningham, L. F. Steiner, J. Econ. Entomol. 65, 505 (1972). Acute toxicity study: M. Beroza et al., Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 31, 421 (1975).
Properties: Colorless to pale yellow liquid with a raspberry-like odor, bp0.2 123-124°. nD25 1.5061. d 1.099. Sol in alcohol, hydrocarbons, ether. Insol in water. LD50 in rats (mg/kg): 3038 ±1266 orally; in rabbits (mg/kg): >2025 dermally; LC50 (24 hr) in rainbow trout, bluegill sunfish (ppm): »21, 18 (Beroza).
Boiling point: bp0.2 123-124°
Index of refraction: nD25 1.5061
Density: d 1.099
Toxicity data: LD50 in rats (mg/kg): 3038 ±1266 orally; in rabbits (mg/kg): >2025 dermally; LC50 (24 hr) in rainbow trout, bluegill sunfish (ppm): »21, 18 (Beroza)
Use: As attractant in melon fly traps.
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