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Menthone

Menthone
Menthone
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Product Code : 21
Product Description

Gaining immense appreciation from clients, we are renowned for exporting the best stock of Menthone. The compound is wisely extracted from mint essential oils. Wisely extracted and processed in compliance with the industry standards, the entire stock of Menthone is stringently tested on various standard quality parameters before the final dispatch in market.

Key points:

  • Refreshing and cooling effect
  • Strong flavor and aroma
  • No harmful compound

Specifications :

CAS Number

89-80-50

Botanical Source

Mentha Arvinces

Synonym

-5-Methyl-2-(1-methyl ethyl) cyclohexanone;
L-p-menthan-3-one;
1-Methyl-4-isopropylcyclohexan-3-one

Empirical Formula

C10H18O

Molecular weight

154.24

PROTOCOL

STANDARDS

Appearance

Colorless liquid.

Odour

Reminiscent of peppermint but harsher.

Taste

Bitter and less cooling than that of L-Menthol.

Solubility

Soluble in organic solvents.

Specific Gravity

0.8885 TO 0.8950

Refractive Index

1.449 TO 1.452

Optical Rotation

-10.00 TO +10.00

ASSAY BY GLC

L-Menthone

80.00% TO 82.00%

Iso-Menthone

17.00% TO 20.00%

Use

In perfume and flavor composition; in compounding of imitation essential oils.

Storage condition

Store in well closed containers, in cool and dry storage area.

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