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(R)-(-)-Carvone, 98%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A1390018

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Catalog No. AAA1390018



Description

Description

Applications
(R)-(-)-Carvone is used in the flavor and food industry such as chewing gum additives. It is used in air freshening products such as in essential oils as well as in aromatherapy and alternative medicine. It is used to prepare carvomenthol, carvomenthone, dihydrocarvone, carveol and limonene. It reacts with lithium dimethylcuprate to place a methyl group trans to the isopropenyl group with good stereoselectivity. It is also used as a mosquito repellent and prevent premature sprouting of potatoes. Further, it is employed as an important starting material for the synthesis of enantiopure (R)-(+)-3-methyl-6-isopropenyl-cyclohept-3-enone-1 and (4S,6R,7R)-trihydroxy-1-octyne derivatives. It is utilized as a vital raw material for the asymmetric total synthesis of natural products. In addition to this, it is used as a chiral starting material.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, ether, chloroform, propylene glycol and mineral oils. Immiscible with water and glycerol.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Specifications

Specifications

(R)-(-)-Carvone
50g
98%
MFCD00001578
--carvone, l-carvone, r---carvone, l--carvone, r-2-methyl-5-prop-1-en-2-yl cyclohex-2-enone, 4r-carvone, levo-carvone, r---carvone, --p-mentha-6,8-dien-2-one, --r-carvone
CC1=CCC(CC1=O)C(=C)C
150.221
CHEBI:15400
Liquid
0.959
6485-40-1
C10H14O
2206714
ULDHMXUKGWMISQ-SECBINFHSA-N
(5R)-2-methyl-5-prop-1-en-2-ylcyclohex-2-en-1-one
439570
150.22
98%

Chemical Identifiers

6485-40-1
150.221
ULDHMXUKGWMISQ-SECBINFHSA-N
439570
(5R)-2-methyl-5-prop-1-en-2-ylcyclohex-2-en-1-one
C10H14O
MFCD00001578
--carvone, l-carvone, r---carvone, l--carvone, r-2-methyl-5-prop-1-en-2-yl cyclohex-2-enone, 4r-carvone, levo-carvone, r---carvone, --p-mentha-6,8-dien-2-one, --r-carvone
CHEBI:15400
CC1=CCC(CC1=O)C(=C)C
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H302-H227
Harmful if swallowed.
Combustible liquid.

GHS P Statement
P280f
Wear protective clothing.

Warning

RTECSNumber : OS8650000

TSCA : TSCA

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