L Carvone Price Trends
Procurement Resource provides latest prices of L-Carvone. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.
Procurement Resource provides prices of L- (-)-Carvone for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:
- North America
- South America
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East
L-Carvone is one of the members of terpenoids and is a key constituent in the essential oil from various species of mint, particularly spearmint (Mentha spicata). It is a colourless to pale straw coloured clear mobile liquid. It has spearmint-like, minty odour. L-Carvone is soluble in alcohol in all proportions. It is used in perfume compositions, particularly in floral bases, where it often lends pleasing natural notes to the fragrance.
Chemical Formula of L- (-)-Carvone:
- (R)-2-methyl-5-(1-methyl ethenyl)-2-cyclohexen-1-one
- 150.22 g/mol
- Flavouring agent
- Spice and floral fragrances
- Cosmetics and personal care products
- Odour agents
- Production of L-Carvone from R-limonene; and from Spearmint.
At commercial scale, the majority of L-Carvone is synthesised from epoxidation of D-limonene (distilled from Orange Oil) with Hydrogen peroxide. D-Limonene epoxide formed undergoes rearrangement to form crude D-Carveol which is subjected to distillation to obtain D-Carveol which after oxidation in the presence of Aluminium Isopropoxide and Methyl Ethyl Ketone to give crude L-Carvone which is distilled to produce pure L-Carvone.
- De Monchy Aromatics
- Berjé Inc.
- SRS Aromatics Ltd.
- Paramount Aromachem
- Agora Alliance SL
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