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W224908

Sigma-Aldrich

L-Carvone

natural, 99%, FG

Synonym(s):
p-Mentha-6,8-dien-2-one, (−)-Carvone, (R)-(−)-Carvone, (R)-5-Isopropenyl-2-methyl-2-cyclohexenone, Carvol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H14O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.22
FEMA Number:
2249
Beilstein:
2206714
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
146
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
7.012
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117

vapor density

5.2 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.4 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

99%

composition

contains IFRA restricted carvone

refractive index

n20/D 1.497 (lit.)

bp

227-230 °C (lit.)

density

0.959 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

herbaceous; spearmint

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

carvone

SMILES string

CC(=C)[C@@H]1CC=C(C)C(=O)C1

InChI

1S/C10H14O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)10(11)6-9/h4,9H,1,5-6H2,2-3H3/t9-/m1/s1

InChI key

ULDHMXUKGWMISQ-SECBINFHSA-N

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General description

L-Carvone is one of the key constituents of spearmint (Mentha spicata) oil. Studies indicate that it is a potent feeding-deterrent to stored product beetles.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
100, 500 g in poly bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

192.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

89 °C - closed cup

Carvone: Why and how should one bother to produce this terpene.
de Carvalho CC & da Fonseca MMR.
Food Chemistry, 95(3), 413-422 (2006)
Plant compounds that induce polychlorinated biphenyl biodegradation by Arthrobacter sp. strain B1B.
Gilbert ES & Crowley DE.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 63(5), 1933-1938 (1997)
Bioactivities of l-carvone, d-carvone, and dihydrocarvone toward three stored product beetles
Tripathi AK, et al.
Journal of Economic Entomology, 96(5), 1594-1601 (2003)
Tingting Li et al.
Frontiers in microbiology, 9, 3324-3324 (2019-01-29)
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V Y Hatano et al.
Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas, 45(3), 238-243 (2012-02-24)
Lippia alba (Mill.) N.E. Brown (Verbenaceae) is widely used in different regions of Central and South America as a tranquilizer. The plant's anxiolytic properties, however, merit investigation. The present study evaluated the effects of repeated daily (14 days) intraperitoneal (ip)...

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