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Product Description

L-Carvone is a monoterpene ketone found naturally in essential oils.  It is a main component of Spearmint essential oil.


  • Appearance:  Colorless to Pale Yellow liquid
  • Organoleptic:  Minty, Fresh, Spearmint, Sweet
  • CAS Registry Number:  6485-40-1
  • FEMA Number:  2249
  • Other names:  2-Cyclohexen-1-one, 2-methyl-5-(1-methylethenyl)-, (R)-; p-Mentha-6,8-dien-2-one, (R)-(-)-; (-)-(R)-Carvone; (-)-p-Mentha-6,8-dien-2-one; (R)-(-)-Carvone; L(-)-Carvone; Levo-carvone; l-6,8(9)-p-Menthadien-2-one; l-1-Methyl-4-isopropenyl-6-cyclohexen-2-one; (4R)-(-)-Carvone; 5-Isopropenyl-2-methyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one, (R)-; (R)-Carvone; 2-Cyclohexen-1-one, 2-methyl-5-(1-methylethenyl)-, (5R)-; L-Carvone; l-p-mentha-1(6),8-dien-2-one; Carvone


SKU: CHLCarvone
  • Specification Value 
    Purity 99%+
    Primary Bio-Activity Anti-Inflammatory
    Chemical Class Monoterpene ketone
    Molecular Formula C10H14O
    Molecular Weight 150.22
    Boiling Point @ 1atm 227°C
    Flash Point 89°C
    Optical Rotation -52 to -62
    Specific Gravity @ 25ºC 0.9550 - 0.9650
    Refractive Index @ 20ºC 1.490 - 1.510
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