L Carvone Price Trends

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Chart Description

Procurement Resource provides prices of L- (-)-Carvone for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About L-Carvone:

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

  • C10H14O  

Synonyms:

  • 6485-40-1 
  • laevo-carvone
  • (R)-(-)-carvone
  • (R)-2-methyl-5-(1-methyl ethenyl)-2-cyclohexen-1-one

Molecular Weight

  • 150.22 g/mol

Industrial Uses

  • Flavouring agent
  • Spice and floral fragrances
  • Cosmetics and personal care products
  • Odour agents

Production Processes

  • 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.

Supplier Database:    

  • De Monchy Aromatics
  • Berjé Inc.
  • SRS Aromatics Ltd.
  • Paramount Aromachem
  • Agora Alliance SL

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Methodology

The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).