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Title:
NEW TERPENE ETHER AND ITS USE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JPH11310545
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To obtain a new terpene ether having a specific structure, having a substantially low freezing point in spite of having a high mol.wt., exhibiting improved behaviors at low temperatures and useful as a traction fluid, a fragrance and a solvent.

The new terpene ethere is a compound of formula I [(m) is 2-5; A is a 2-5C alkylene; R is H, a (substituted) 1-4C alkyl, a (substituted) 5-12C cycloalkyl or the like], for example, diethylene glycol isobornyl ether. The compound of the formula I is preferably obtained by reacting (A) caffeine with (B) an alcohol of formula II (for example, diethylene glycol) in the presence of an acidic catalyst (for example, a mineral acid such as sulfuric acid) in an inert solvent such as pentane at a reaction temperature in the range of room temperature to 160°C.


Inventors:
WAGNER ADALBERT DR
EBMEYER FRANK
STUHLMUELLER GEORG
SIMON MAXIMILIAN
VOJACEK HERBERT
Application Number:
JP1999000074462
Publication Date:
November 09, 1999
Filing Date:
March 18, 1999
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Assignee:
CLARIANT GMBH
International Classes:
A61K8/30; A61K8/00; A61Q15/00; C07C41/06; C07C43/18; C07C43/196; C10M105/18; C10M107/34; C10M171/00; C11B9/00; C11D3/50; C10N40/04; (IPC1-7): C07C43/196; A61K7/00; A61K7/32; C07C41/06; C10M105/18; C11B9/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Mitsufumi Ezaki (3 others)