Fenchone

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Fenchone[1]
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Names
IUPAC name
1,3,3-Trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one
Other names
1,3,3-Trimethyl-2-norcamphanone
Identifiers
1195-79-5 YesY
4695-62-9 D
7787-20-4 L
ChEBI CHEBI:4999 YesY
ChemSpider 13869 YesY
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KEGG C11387 YesY
PubChem 14525
Properties
C10H16O
Molar mass 152.23 g/mol
Density 0.948 g/cm3
Melting point 6.1 °C (43.0 °F; 279.2 K)
Boiling point 193.5 °C (380.3 °F; 466.6 K)
1.4625
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Fenchone is a natural organic compound classified as a monoterpene and a ketone. It is a colorless oily liquid. It has a structure and an odor similar to those of camphor.

Fenchone is a constituent of absinthe and the essential oil of fennel.

Fenchone is used as a flavor in foods and in perfumery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merck Index, 11th Edition, 3911.