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Chemical Name 3-buten-2-one, 4-(2,6,6-trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)
Synonym a -Cyclocitrylidene acetone
CAS No. 127-41-3 Formula C13H20O
E.I.N.E.C.S No. 204-841-6 Molecular weight 192.2

Occurrence in nature Reported being found in nature. Though Purely synthetic , identical to natural.

Olfactive note Floral , woody , Fruity , Violet

Physico-Chemical Properties
Colour & Visual Appearance Clear, Almost colourless Oily liquid.
Specific Gravity 0.929 ~ 0.937
Refractive Index 1.501 ~ 1.506
Solubility Soluble in 2.0 Vol. in 70% alcohol.
Flash Point (TCC) -
Boiling Point 229°C @ 760 mm of Hg
Ketone Content , (Cal as C13H20O) Not less than 92.0 %
Acid Value Not more than 1.0
GC Purity & Analysis  
  Min Max  
Ionone, alpha-trans 60 % 70 % 60 ~ 80
Ionone, gamma- - 10 % 10 max
Ionone, beta 15 % 2 % 15 ~ 35
Pseudo ionone - 2 %  
Storage Conditions
Keep the product in a tightly closed and well ventilated area away from ignition sources and direct sunlight. Take the normal precautions that are required for organic liquids of cosmetology.
Standard Packing Size:
5.0 kg, 25.0 kg, & 180.0 kg. .± 1 % net weight.
Packing Material Compatibility Details
Compatible with
M.S. Epoxy Coated , Good quality Galvanized Iron Drums, Aluminium Cans etc.
Not Compatible with
Ordinary M.S. Drums, Transparent H.D.P.E Barrels/ Cans.
As low as possible
Safety Precautions
Please refer our safety data sheet.
Stability & Reactivity
Chemically Stable : YES ; Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage. Becomes darker in color on exposure to light.
Conditions To Avoid
This product presents no significant reactivity hazard. It is stable and will not react with water. Hazardous polymerization will not occur. Avoid prolonged heat and/ or exposure to air.
Hazardous Combustion or Decomposition Products
Burning may produce carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides.
Strong oxidizing agents, iron and iron salts.
Toxicological Information
FEMA has granted GRAS status and are approved by the FDA for food use. Skin irritation (Full strength, 24 hours,closed patch test): No irritation. Skin Sensitization: (8% in petrolatum, maximization test): No sensitization.
Regulations/ Classification
TSCA : Registered EC: Registered IATA : Not regulated IMCO class: None
HS Number : 3302909090
Warning to Users
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Privi Organics guarantees that its products comply with its sales specifications. This information must on no account be used as a substitute for necessary prior tests which alone can ensure for a given use. Users are responsible for ensuring compliance with local legislation and for obtaining the necessary certification and authorization.