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Product Code : AOS12
Product Description

Menthone is the most abundant among the four natural occurring stereoisomers. Being an organic compound, it is found in various oils like Peppermint, Japanese mint, Geranium, etc. For its medical characteristics, it is widely demanded in skin care products, pharmaceuticals, mouth fresheners like chewing gums and bruise healing purposes. It can be easily blended with numerous essential oils such as basil, cypress, lavender, marjoram, pine, rosemary, etc.

Our company is a reputed name in this domain and as an exporter, supplier and manufacturer, we have been leading the industry through our quality-oriented Menthone. Our utmost priority is clientele-satisfaction, for which we are committed in providing the purest and finest range of L-menthone, Food and Flavor Ingredient. Our widespread network and affordable price range makes it easier for the customers to avail our products.

L-menthone has a pungent minty aroma. The molecular formula of the organic compound is (2s, 5r)-trans-2-isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanone). It is structurally related to menthol, and falls in the category of monoterpene and ketone. Its rich flavor makes it highly demanded in the niche market but with us, it is available at leading industrial price range.

Properties of L-Menthone :-

  • Appearance : Clear colorless to pale yellow liquid
  • Product Type : Organics
  • CAS No. 14073-97-3
  • Chemical Name: L-MENTHONE
  • Derivative Type : Apinol
  • GMO Content : GMO-free
  • Organoleptic : berry, minty, woody, heraceous, peach, sweet, camphoraceous, raspberry
  • Food Allergen : no known allergens
  • Solubility : Soluble in ether alcohol, benzene, acetone
  • EC Number : 237-926-1
  • Flavis Number : 7.176
  • Molecular Formula: C10H18O
  • Formula Weight: 154.25
  • MOL File: 14073-97-3.mol
  • Melting point: -6 °C
  • Boiling point: 207-210 °C(lit.)
  • Storage Temp : 2-8°C
  • Density : 0.893 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
  • Vapor Pressure : 0.5 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
  • Refractive Index : n20/D 1.45(lit.)
  • FEMA : 2667
  • Merck : 14,5838
  • BRN : 3648743
  • Assay : >96%
  • FP : 163 °F
  • Storage Temp. : 2-8°C
  • ChemSpider : 24636

Applications :-

This organic compound, is extensively used by many perfumes and scent manufacturing companies in composition of Rose, Geranium, Lavender etc. and also helps in enhancing the flavor of different spices.

Storage :-

Store in air tight container at cool place about 2-8°C Temperature. 


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