(R)-(-)-Carvone, 98%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A13900-18

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 6485-40-1
    Molecular Formula C10H14O
    Formula Weight 150.22g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00001578
    Beilstein 2206714
    Chemical Name or Material (R)-(-)-Carvone

    Specifications

    Density 0.959
    Quantity 50g
    CAS 6485-40-1
    Physical Form Liquid
    Assay Percent Range 98%
    Molecular Formula C10H14O
    Formula Weight 150.22g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00001578
    Beilstein 2206714
    Health Hazard 1 Warning
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H302-H227
    Harmful if swallowed.
    Combustible liquid.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P280f
    Wear protective clothing.
    RTECS Number OS8650000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material (R)-(-)-Carvone
    Assay 98%

    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.

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

    GHS P Statement
    P280f
    Wear protective clothing.

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