Cyclotene

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Cyclotene
Maple lactone - cyclotene.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
3-Methylcyclopentane-1,2-dione
Other names
Maple lactone
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.001.186
EC Number 212-154-8
Properties
C6H8O2
Molar mass 112.13 g·mol−1
Melting point 104–108 °C (219–226 °F; 377–381 K)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Cyclotene (maple lactone) is an organic compound used in flavors and perfumery for its maple- or caramel-like odor.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 3-Methyl-1,2-cyclopentanedione at Sigma Aldrich
  2. ^ "Cyclotene". Good Scents Company.