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      W1626 dl-piperitone
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(6S)-3-methyl-6-propan-2-ylcyclohex-2-en-1-one (Click)
CAS Number: 6091-50-5
Beilstein Number: 2042974
MDL: MFCD00209529
FEMA Number: 2910
CoE Number: 2052
XlogP3-AA: 2.20 (est)
Molecular Weight: 152.23672000
Formula: C10 H16 O
NMR Predictor: Predict
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
Google Scholar: Search
Google Books: Search
Google Scholar: with word "volatile"Search
Google Scholar: with word "flavor"Search
Google Scholar: with word "odor"Search
Perfumer and Flavorist: Search
Google Patents: Search
US Patents: Search
EU Patents: Search
IBM Patents: Obtain
Pubchem Patents: Search
PubMed: Search
NCBI: Search
Read: Under the conditions of intended use - New developments in the FEMA GRAS program and the safety assessment of flavor ingredients
Read: A GRAS assessment program for flavor ingredients
Read: Sensory testing for flavorings with modifying properties. Food Technology
Read: Criteria for the safety evaluation of flavoring substances
Read: A procedure for the safety evaluation of natural flavor complexes used as ingredients in food: essential oils
Read: FEMA Expert Panel: 30 Years of safety evaluation for the flavor industry
Read: Consumption ratio and food predominance of flavoring materials
JECFA Food Flavoring: 435  piperitone
FEMA Number: 2910  piperitone
FDA Regulation:
Subpart F--Flavoring Agents and Related Substances
Sec. 172.515 Synthetic flavoring substances and adjuvants.
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity: 0.93440 @  25.00 °C.
Refractive Index: 1.48480 @  20.00 °C.
Melting Point: -20.20 °C. @ 0.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 233.00 to  235.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure: 0.057000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 195.00 °F. TCC ( 90.56 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.004 (est)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: mentholic
Odor Strength: high ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
Odor Description:
at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. 
peppermint minty
Substantivity: 16 Hour(s)
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Cosmetic Information:
None found
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BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
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Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Human Experience:
10 % solution: no irritation or sensitization.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for dextro-piperitone usage levels up to:
  10.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 3
Click here to view publication 3
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -18.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 1.0000011.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -18.00000
fruit ices: -18.00000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -18.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
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Safety References:
Flavor & Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA) reference(s):
The FEMA GRAS assessment of alicyclic substances used as flavor ingredients.View pdf
EPI System: View Calculate predicted properties
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
DTP/NCI: 55294
Chemidplus: 0006091505
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NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 6091-50-5
Pubchem (cid): 61362
Pubchem (sid): 135018319
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Other Information:
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos: The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc: Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC): Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS): View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database): HMDB35738
VCF-Online: VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider: View
Wikipedia: View
RSC Learn Chemistry: View
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Potential Blenders and core components note
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 menthyl propylene glycol carbonateFL
 methyl vetivateFR
 pennyroyal oilFL/FR
black pepper absoluteFL/FR
 pepper hexanoneFR
black pepper oilFL/FR
black pepper oleoresinFL/FR
white pepper oleoresinFL
 pepper tree berry oilFL/FR
 peppermint cyclohexanoneFL/FR
 peppermint oil idahoFL/FR
 peppermint oil terpenelessFL/FR
isopulegyl acetateFL/FR
 sugi wood oilFR
 tolu balsam oilFL/FR
 zvoulimba leaf oilFR
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Potential Uses:
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Natural Occurrence in: note
GRIN Trop Picture
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2-cyclohexen-1-one, 3-methyl-6-(1-methyethyl)-, (S)-
2-cyclohexen-1-one, 3-methyl-6-(1-methylethyl)-, (6S)-
2-cyclohexen-1-one, 3-methyl-6-(1-methylethyl)-, (S)-
(S)-3-methyl-6-(1-methyl ethyl)-2-cyclohexen-1-one
3-methyl-6-(1-methylethyl)-2-cyclohexen-1-one, (S)-
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Soluble in:
 water, 273.1 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
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