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Chemical Name 5-(2,6,6-trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl-)-4-penten-3-one
alpha-normal-Methyl Ionone
CAS No. 1335-46-2 Formula C14H22O=206.2

Occurrence in nature Reported being found in nature. However, it is synthesized chemically.

Mild, Floral , Violet ,woody.

Physico-Chemical Properties
Color, Gardner Maximum 3
alpha n-methyl ionone, 50 ~ 70%
Gamma (iso-alpha)methyl lonone, 20% max
delta (iso-beta) methyl ionone, 5% max
gamma n-methyl ionone, 10% max
beta n-methyl ionone, 5 ~ 30%
pseudo methyl ionones, 2.0% max
Organoleptically Controlled Yes
Acid Value ( mg KOH/gm) 1.0 Maximum
Typical Properties  
Relative Density @ 25°C 0.913 ~ 0.917
Refractive Index @ 20°C 1.486 ~ 1.498
Solubility in 70% Alcohol, V/V 1 in 4
Boiling Point °C, 230 @ mm Hg 760
Flash Point (TCC), °C >100
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. kg.
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
LD 50 Oral (rat): 5000 mg/Kg
LD 50 Dermal (rabbit): > 2000 mg/Kg
Regulations/ Classification
Product International Status
USA [Compliant]; Europe [Compliant]; Canada [Compliant]; Australia [Compliant]; Symbol(s): Not required.Japan [Compliant]; Korea [Compliant]; Risk Phrases: R52/53 Philippines [Compliant]; China Safety Phrases: S61[Not Determined];
European Union Classifications
EINECS No.215-635-0, Risk Phrases: N/A, Safety Phrases: N/A
HS Number: 291423
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