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218235 Aldrich

(−)-Menthone

90%

Synonym: (1R,4S)-p-Menthan-3-one, (2S,5R)-2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanone

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Properties

Related Categories Asymmetric Synthesis, Cell Biology, Chemical Synthesis, Chiral Building Blocks, Elettaria Cardamomum (Cardamom),
vapor pressure   0.5 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   NFLGAXVYCFJBMK-BDAKNGLRSA-N
assay   90%
optical activity   [α]20/D −20°, neat
impurities   5% isomenthone
refractive index   n20/D 1.45(lit.)
bp   207-210 °C(lit.)
density   0.893 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

25, 100 g in poly bottle

Application

(-)-Menthone may be used to synthesize chiral neomenthyl derivatives, optically pure α-ferrocenylalkylamines and optically active polyalkylcyclohexanones.

General description

(-)-Menthone is a monoterpenoid compound found in the essential oil extracted from the maturing peppermint (Mentha piperita L.) leaves.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 218235.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
163.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
73 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Fragrance Compounds on SUPELCOWAX® 10

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Fragrance Compounds on SUPELCOWAX® 10
Keywords: Chromatography, Cosmetics, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

GC Analysis of Peppermint Essential Oil on SUPELCOWAX® 10

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Peppermint Essential Oil on SUPELCOWAX® 10
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

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