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L-Carvone

natural, 99%, FG

Synonym: (−)-Carvone, (R)-(−)-Carvone, (R)-5-Isopropenyl-2-methyl-2-cyclohexenone, p-Mentha-6,8-dien-2-one, Carvol

  • CAS Number 6485-40-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H14O

  • Molecular Weight 150.22

  •  FEMA Number 2249

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2206714

  •  EC Number 229-352-5

  •  Council of Europe no. 146

  •  MDL number MFCD00001578

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329830468

  •  Flavis number 7.012

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

Related Categories A - D, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, C-D, Certified Food Grade Products,
Quality Level   400
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
  natural
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
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

Description

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
192.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
89 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

The Complex Regulatory Landscape for Natural Flavor Ingredients

Introduction The Regulatory Landscape US and EU Definitions of Natural Regional Regulatory Variations The Example of Vanillin The Case for Standardization
Mr. Michael Sabisch1, Mr. David Smith2

1Senior Quality Assurance Specialist
2International Sales Coordinator, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food Safety, Oxidations

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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Keywords: Allergens, Food Safety, Solvents

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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