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NAME :- BERGAPTEN
IUPAC NAME :- 4-methoxy-7H-furo[3,2-g]chromen-7-one
CAS NO. :- 484-20-8
FORMULA :- C12H8O4
SYNONYMS :- 5-MOP;4-MOP;MAJUDIN;Geralen;HERACLIN;Bergaptan;Psoraderm;BERGAPTEN; Bergaptene; AKOS 201-13
APPLICATION :- A psoralen phytotoxic citrus essential oil found in bergamont
DESCRIPTION :- Bergapten (5-methoxypsoralen) is a psoralen (also known as furocoumarins) found in bergamot essential oil and many other citrus essential oils, and is the chemical in bergamot oil that causes phototoxicity.