W259525

Sigma-Aldrich

β-Ionone

natural, ≥95%, FG

Synonym(s):
4-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-1-cyclohexenyl)-3-buten-2-one
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C13H20O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
192.30
FEMA Number:
2595
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1909544
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
7.008
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

reg. compliance

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

assay

≥95%

refractive index

n20/D 1.52 (lit.)

bp

126-128 °C/12 mmHg (lit.)

density

0.945 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

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Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

berry; floral; woody; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CC(=O)\C=C\C1=C(C)CCCC1(C)C

InChI

1S/C13H20O/c1-10-6-5-9-13(3,4)12(10)8-7-11(2)14/h7-8H,5-6,9H2,1-4H3/b8-7+

InChI key

PSQYTAPXSHCGMF-BQYQJAHWSA-N

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General description

β-Ionone is one of the main volatile compounds identified in green tea and tomatoes.

Packaging

100 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Tobacco, grape, grape brandy, orange juice, papaya, peach, raspberry, roasted almond, tea and spearmint.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

RIDADR

UN 3082 9 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Enzymatic modification of tomato homogenate and its effect on volatile flavor compounds.
Yilmaz E, et al.
Journal of Food Science, 67(6), 2122-2125 (2002)
Further Investigation of Flavor Constituents in Manufactured Green Tea
Yamanishi T, et al.
Agricultural and Biological Chemistry, 34(4), 599-608 (1970)
Mun-Ock Kim et al.
Molecular cancer therapeutics, 9(4), 833-843 (2010-04-01)
beta-Ionone (ION), an end-ring analogue of beta-carotenoid, has been known to inhibit tumor cell growth and induce apoptosis in various types of cancer cells. Nevertheless, its apoptosis-related molecular mechanisms remain unclear. Here, we first investigated the molecular mechanisms by which...
Sivakumar Sekharan et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132(45), 15856-15859 (2010-10-23)
Visual pigment rhodopsin provides a decisive crossing point for interaction between organisms and environment. Naturally occurring visual pigments contain only PSB11 and 3,4-dehydro-PSB11 as chromophores. Therefore, the ability of visual opsin to discriminate between the retinal geometries is investigated by...
Chin-Shiu Huang et al.
The British journal of nutrition, 107(5), 631-638 (2011-07-27)
β-Ionone (BI), a precursor for carotenoids, is widely distributed in fruit and vegetables. Recent in vitro studies have demonstrated the potential anti-metastatic effects of BI, but the mechanisms underlying such actions are not clear. Because liver cancer is the most...

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