alpha-Irone has a rich, floral and natural character and constitutes an important element in orris and violet compositions as well as being useful when an exotic nuance is required.

alpha-Irone is extremely diffusive and gives volume and tenacity to compositions.

Substance Identification

Synonyms 6-Methylionone | Methyl alpha-ionone | alpha-Iron
CAS 79-69-6
EINECS 201-219-6
FEMA 2597
HS.CODE 291200
Molecular Formula C14H22O
Moleclar Weight 206.3

Application & Uses

  1. Used in the flavor preparation, mainly in raspberry and strawberry flavor
  2. Used in the fragrance formulation of elegant perfume, especially in iris and violet fragrance formulation
  3. Used in personal care products
  4. Used in detergent products
  5. Used as pharmaceutical intermediates
  6. Used as important raw material in organic synthesis

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid
Odor Sweet, orris, woody, raspberry and powdery
Purity, % 98

GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code no data available
P-Code no data available
Response no data available
Storage no data available
Disposal no data available
S-phrases: S23-24/25


  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place

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