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P55708 Aldrich

(R)-(+)-Pulegone

85%, technical grade

Synonym: (+)-Pulegone, (R)-p-Menth-4(8)-en-3-one, (R)-2-Isopropylidene-5-methylcyclohexanone, p-Menth-4(8)-en-3-one

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Properties

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grade   technical grade
vapor pressure   138 mmHg ( 25 °C)
InChI Key   NZGWDASTMWDZIW-MRVPVSSYSA-N
assay   85%
optical activity   [α]20/D +22°, neat
refractive index   n20/D 1.486(lit.)
bp   224 °C(lit.)
density   0.937 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

100 mL in poly bottle

Application

(R)-(+)-Pulegone may be used as a starting material to synthesize:
• (2S,4R,6R,8S)-2,4,8-trimethyl-1,7-dioxaspiro[5.5]undecane, a spiroketal
• (R)-(+)-citronellic acid, an intermediate to prepare leucine-d3
• (+)-fawcettidine, a Lycopodium alkaloid

General description

(R)-(+)-Pulegone, a monoterpene ketone found in essential oil of pennyroyal, can induce abortion.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NA 1993 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
OT0261000
Flash Point(F) 
179.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
82 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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