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Methyl Cyclopentenolone

General Description

Synonyms = Maple Lactone, Cyclotene, 3-Methylcyclopentane-1, 2-dione

Molecular Formula = C6H8O2

Molecular Weight = 112.13

CAS = 80-71-7

Appearance = White to light yellow solid crystals

Odor = Wonderful nut aroma, sweet

 

Physicochemical Properties

Assay (GC) = 99% min

Melting point (0C) = 104 ~ 108

Solubility (250C) = 1 gram in 5 ml 95% ethanol

Water = 0.5% max

Residue on ignition = 0.1% max

 

Storage & Packing

Standard packing = In fibre drum, 25 kgs net with aluminum bag of 5kgs each.

Storage = At cool place (below 25 ℃), in unopened packing, avoiding moisture, warmth and light.

 

Application

Confectionary, Pharmaceuticals and Flavors