IRONE ALPHA

950324
COMPOUND NAME (+-)-(E)-4-(2,5,6,6-Tetramethyl-2-cyclohexen-1- yl)-3-buten-2-one
FEMA# 2597
Olfactive family
Floral
Violet - Orris
Product type
Molecules
Molecule
Olfactive description

Orris, violet, powdery, soft and woody.

Perfumery usage

Very useful to enrich the floral and natural character of orris, violet and some fruity accords. It enhances the volume and the diffusion of fragrances. Thanks to its strength and good stability, it is convenient for many applications.

Process

Chemical synthesis corresponds to the construction of complex chemical compounds from simpler ones.
Our R&D follows the principles of Green chemistry whenever possible.

Did you know ?

Irones (alpha, beta, gamma) are the olfactive constituent of orris extract. IRONE ALPHA is more floral and less earthy than IRONE BETA.
IRONE ALPHA exists in two isomers: cis-alpha (best olfactive isomer) and trans-alpha.

Stability & Performance
Recommended applications
Stability
Concentration AVG - MAX
Substantivity & Remarks
Fine Fragrance
0.00000758065 / 0.000758065 / 0.00634512
Shampoo
0.00000252387 / 0.000252387 / 0.000646941
wet: 3 / dry: 1 /
Shower Gel
0.00000435113 / 0.000435113 / 0.0018158
bloom: 3 /
Soap
0.00000375161 / 0.000375161 / 0.00156626
foam: 3 / dry hand: 1 /
Detergent
wet: 2 / dry: 1 /
Softener
0.00000474039 / 0.000474039 / 0.000948388
wet: 3 / dry: 1 /
APC
0.000000058307 / 0.0000058307 / 0.00002273
Candle
0.00000520859 / 0.000520859 / 0.00120724
cold wax: 4 / burning: 2 /
    Tenacity
    7
    Flashpoint
    125 °C
    Vapor pressure
    0.00772 Pa at 20C
    Molecular weight
    206
    Boiling point
    40 °C