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(+)-Pulegone

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
(R)-p-Menth-4(8)-en-3-one, (R)-2-Isopropylidene-5-methylcyclohexanone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H16O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
152.23
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2040703
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

assay

≥98.5% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

form

neat

optical activity

[α]20/D +23.5±1°, neat

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.488

bp

223-224 °C (lit.)

density

0.935 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

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format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

C[C@@H]1CCC(=C(\C)C)\C(=O)C1

InChI

1S/C10H16O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h8H,4-6H2,1-3H3/t8-/m1/s1

InChI key

NZGWDASTMWDZIW-MRVPVSSYSA-N

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General description

(+)-Pulegone is a monoterpene constituent of pennyroyal oil, which acts like a hepatotoxin with potential lethal effects. It is widely used in folklore medicine as an abortifacient.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NA 1993 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

179.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

82 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Farukh S Sharopov et al.
Natural product communications, 6(5), 695-698 (2011-05-28)
The chemical composition of the essential oils of Ziziphora clinopodioides Lam. from the aerial flowering parts, collected during two different years, were obtained by hydrodistillation and analyzed by gas chromatography - mass spectrometry. Forty-five components representing 100% and 94.7% of...
Mitscheli S Da Rocha et al.
Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 128(1), 1-8 (2012-04-14)
Essential oils from mint plants, including peppermint and pennyroyal oils, are used at low levels as flavoring agents in various foods and beverages. Pulegone is a component of these oils. In a 2-year bioassay, oral administration of pulegone slightly increased...
Chang-Qin Li et al.
Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica, 37(21), 3173-3175 (2013-02-13)
To study the validity of Schizonepeta tenuifalia pieces. The change principle for the contents of essential oil and pulegone was determined by the way of classical constant temperature acceleration experiment, and the reacting speed at 20 degrees C was calculated...
S C Khojasteh-Bakht et al.
Drug metabolism and disposition: the biological fate of chemicals, 27(5), 574-580 (1999-04-30)
(R)-(+)-Pulegone, a monoterpene constituent of pennyroyal oil, is a hepatotoxin that has been used in folklore medicine as an abortifacient despite its potential lethal effects. Pulegone is metabolized by human liver cytochrome P-450s to menthofuran, a proximate hepatotoxic metabolite of...
Maung Kyaw Moe Tun et al.
The Journal of organic chemistry, 77(20), 9422-9425 (2012-10-04)
A three-step synthesis of (R)-(+)-4-methylcyclohex-2-ene-1-one (1) from (R)-(+)-pulegone (3), proceeding in 44% overall yield, is described. The sequence comprises vinyl triflate formation, site-selective ozonolysis, and reduction. The route requires only one chromatographic purification and provides a convenient method to access...

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