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

Brand:  Alfa Aesar A13900.18

Code : NEW

Additional Details : CAS Number : 6485-40-1 Weight : 0.05000kg

Quantity 50g

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Product Code. 11441608

  • £12.19 / 50g


Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 09-10-2017
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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

Chemical Identifiers

(R)-(-)-Carvone
C10H14O
MFCD00001578
6485-40-1
150.22
2206714

Specifications

(R)-(-)-Carvone
6485-40-1
Liquid
98%
150.22
2206714
50g
0.959
98%
C10H14O
MFCD00001578
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