Cyclopentanone Price Trends
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- North America
- South America
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East
Cyclopentanone is a cyclic ketone that is often found in animal foods. It is an organic compound which is used as a flavouring ingredient and as a precursor to some particular fragrances. In appearance, it is a colourless liquid with a peppermint-like odour. Its structure is similar to cyclopentane, that is, it contains cyclopentane with a single oxo substituent.
Chemical Formula of Cyclopentanone:
- Adipic ketone
- 84.12 g/mol
- Surface active agents
- Flavour and fragrance agents
- Production of Cyclopentanone via Heating of Adipic Acid
In order to produce Cyclopentanone, adipic acid is treated with barium hydroxide, which further undergoes ketonisation at a temperature of around 285-295°C. It is distilled to finally produce the desired results.
- Solvay S.A.
- BASF SE
- Zeon Corporation
- Caffaro Industrie S.p.A.
- Toronto Research Chemicals Inc
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