Carvone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Carvone Properties


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Carvone is a member of a family of chemicals called terpenoids. It is found naturally in many essential oils, but is most abundant in the oils from seeds of caraway and dill. It is used in the food and flavor industry.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear colorless liquid
Boiling Point 231 °C
CAS Number 99-49-0
Density 0.96 g/cm3
EINECS Number 202-759-5
IUPAC Name 2-Methyl-5-(1-methylethenyl)-2-cyclohexenone
InChI 1S/C10H14O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)10(11)6-9/h4,9H,1,5-6H2,2-3H3
Melting Point 25.2 °C
Molar Mass 150.22 g/mol
Molecular Formula C10H14O
NFPA 704 H-1,F-2,R-0,C-NA
Synonyms Δ6:8(9)-p-Menthadien-2-one;1-Methyl-4-isopropenyl-Δ6-cyclohexen-2-one;Carvone;DL-Carvone;Karvon