induces apoptosis. From grains of paradise (Amomum melegueta) and ginger (Zingiber officinale) Paradol is the active flavor constituent of the seeds of Guinea pepper (Aframomum melegueta). The seed is also known as Grains of paradise. Paradol has been found to have antioxidative and antitumor promoting effects. It is used in flavors as an essential oil to give spiciness. (Wikipedia)
  • Jiangyin Healthway
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      510001 SymRelief® S
      SymRelief® S is a synergistic blend of 2 nature identical skin soothing ingredients: Dragosantol® 100 and [6]-paradol. Dragosantol® 100 is the synthetic bisabolol with the highest purity available in the market today; [6]-paradol is one of the pungent principles of ginger and grains of paradise (Afromum melegueta), synthetic and nature-identical. Each component synergistically contributes to SymRelief® S's broad skin soothing efficacy. SymRelief® S is perfect for sensitive skin as it significantly reduces redness and blotchiness already after 1 day of treatment.
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1-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)decan-3-one (Click)
CAS Number: 27113-22-0Picture of molecule
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg: 248-228-1
Nikkaji Web: J129.700G
Beilstein Number: 1984119
XlogP3: 3.80 (est)
Molecular Weight: 278.39182000
Formula: C17 H26 O3
BioActivity Summary: listing
NMR Predictor: Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
EFSA/JECFA Comments: Register name to be changed to 1-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-3-decanone; CASrn: 27113-22-0 and EINECS: 248-228-1.
Category: cosmetic and flavor agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring: 2021  1-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-decan-3-one
Flavis Number: 07.234 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings: 07.234  1-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-decan-3-one
FEMA Number: 4665  1-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)decan-3-one
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: white powder (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 31.00 to  33.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 406.00 to  408.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Flash Point: 284.00 °F. TCC ( 140.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 4.225 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 3.802 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: spicy
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
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Cosmetic Information:
CosIng: cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: skin conditioning
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For experimental / research use only.
Paradol >98%
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For experimental / research use only.
[6]-Paradol >95%
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Odor: characteristic
Use: SymRelief® S is a synergistic blend of 2 nature identical skin soothing ingredients: Dragosantol® 100 and [6]-paradol. Dragosantol® 100 is the synthetic bisabolol with the highest purity available in the market today; [6]-paradol is one of the pungent principles of ginger and grains of paradise (Afromum melegueta), synthetic and nature-identical. Each component synergistically contributes to SymRelief® S's broad skin soothing efficacy. SymRelief® S is perfect for sensitive skin as it significantly reduces redness and blotchiness already after 1 day of treatment.
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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.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
intraperitoneal-mouse LD50  270 mg/kg
Journal of Toxicological Sciences. Vol. 16(Suppl.)

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: cosmetic and flavor agents
Recommendation for 6-paradol usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.012 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 420 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:540 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: II
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: 24
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): 10.0000050.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 20.00000100.00000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: 300.00000800.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: 80.00000250.00000
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 50.00000150.00000
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: 50.00000150.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 50.00000150.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: 50.00000150.00000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 100.00000250.00000
snack foods: 20.0000050.00000
soft candy: 80.00000200.00000
soups: 20.00000100.00000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
Food categories according to Commission Regulation EC No. 1565/2000 (EC, 2000) in FGE.06 (EFSA, 2002a). According to the Industry the "normal" use is defined as the average of reported usages and "maximum use" is defined as the 95th percentile of reported usages (EFSA, 2002i).
Note: mg/kg = 0.001/1000 = 0.000001 = 1/1000000 = ppm.
 average usage mg/kgmaximum usage mg/kg
Dairy products, excluding products of category 02.0 (01.0): 0.500002.00000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 0.200001.00000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 0.500002.50000
Processed fruit (04.1): 0.400002.00000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 1.000005.00000
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 0.200001.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 2.0000010.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): 0.200001.00000
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): 0.200001.00000
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): 0.300001.50000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 0.500002.50000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 0.200001.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 1.000005.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 2.0000010.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 0.400002.00000
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Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(efsa): Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):
Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 22 (FGE.22): Ring-substituted phenolic substances from chemical groups 21 and 25 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 58 (FGE.58) Consideration of phenol derivatives evaluated by JECFA (55th meeting) structurally related to ring substituted phenolic substances evaluated by EFSA in FGE.22 (2006) (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000) - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 60 (FGE.60): Consideration of eugenol and related hydroxyallylbenzene derivatives evaluated by JECFA (65th meeting) structurally related to ring- substituted phenolic substances evaluated by EFSA in FGE.22 (2006)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 22, Revision 1 (FGE.22Rev1): Ring-substituted phenolic substances from chemical groups 21 and 25
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EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary : 94378
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WGK Germany: 2
Chemidplus: 0027113220
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Pubchem (cid): 94378
Pubchem (sid): 135049884
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FooDB: FDB002743
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FAO: 1-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-decan-3-one
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
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Potential Uses:
None Found
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Occurrence (nature, food, other): note
 ginger rhizome
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 ginger root oil CO2 extract
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 bisabolol, hydroxymethoxyphenyl decanone
3-decanone, 1-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-
 symdecanox HA (Vigon)
 symrelief S (Symrise)
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PubMed: Neuroprotective effect of 6-paradol in focal cerebral ischemia involves the attenuation of neuroinflammatory responses in activated microglia.
Google Patents: Formulation with irritation reducing action comprising bisabolol and [6]-paradol
PubMed: Anti-inflammatory activity of grains of paradise (Aframomum melegueta Schum) extract.
PubMed: Relationship between the acyl chain length of paradol analogues and their antiobesity activity following oral ingestion.
PubMed: 6-Shogaol from dried ginger inhibits growth of prostate cancer cells both in vitro and in vivo through inhibition of STAT3 and NF-κB signaling.
PubMed: Synthesis of analogues of gingerol and shogaol, the active pungent principles from the rhizomes of Zingiber officinale and evaluation of their anti-platelet aggregation effects.
PubMed: [6]-shogaol inhibits growth and induces apoptosis of non-small cell lung cancer cells by directly regulating Akt1/2.
PubMed: Protective effects of [6]-paradol on histological lesions and immunohistochemical gene expression in DMBA induced hamster buccal pouch carcinogenesis.
PubMed: Enzyme-assisted extraction of bioactive compounds from ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe).
PubMed: A new phenanthrene derivative and two diarylheptanoids from the roots of Brassica rapa ssp. campestris inhibit the growth of cancer cell lines and LDL-oxidation.
PubMed: Grains of paradise (Aframomum melegueta) extract activates brown adipose tissue and increases whole-body energy expenditure in men.
PubMed: Putative mycobacterial efflux inhibitors from the seeds of Aframomum melegueta.
PubMed: Phenylpropanoid ester from Zingiber officinale and their inhibitory effects on the production of nitric oxide.
PubMed: Chemopreventive and antioxidant efficacy of (6)-paradol in 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene induced hamster buccal pouch carcinogenesis.
PubMed: Extract of grains of paradise and its active principle 6-paradol trigger thermogenesis of brown adipose tissue in rats.
PubMed: Quantitative analysis of ginger components in commercial products using liquid chromatography with electrochemical array detection.
PubMed: Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors in ginger (Zingiber officinale).
PubMed: Compounds from Sichuan and Melegueta peppers activate, covalently and non-covalently, TRPA1 and TRPV1 channels.
PubMed: Modulation of macrophage functions by compounds isolated from Zingiber officinale.
PubMed: In vitro and in vivo modulation of testosterone mediated alterations in apoptosis related proteins by [6]-gingerol.
PubMed: Cancer preventive properties of ginger: a brief review.
PubMed: Commercially processed dry ginger (Zingiber officinale): composition and effects on LPS-stimulated PGE2 production.
PubMed: Anti-tumor-promoting activities of selected pungent phenolic substances present in ginger.
PubMed: Effective anti-platelet and COX-1 enzyme inhibitors from pungent constituents of ginger.
PubMed: [Studies on the supercritical-CO2 fluid extraction and quality evaluation of ginger oils].
PubMed: Induction of apoptosis and caspase-3 activation by chemopreventive [6]-paradol and structurally related compounds in KB cells.
PubMed: Antioxidative and antitumor promoting effects of [6]-paradol and its homologs.
PubMed: Effect of ginger constituents and synthetic analogues on cyclooxygenase-2 enzyme in intact cells.
PubMed: Inhibition of epidermal growth factor-induced cell transformation and activator protein 1 activation by [6]-gingerol.
PubMed: Molecular mechanisms of chemopreventive effects of selected dietary and medicinal phenolic substances.
PubMed: Induction of apoptosis in HL-60 cells by pungent vanilloids, [6]-gingerol and [6]-paradol.
PubMed: Antimicrobial effectiveness of six paradols. 1: A structure-activity relationship study.
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