Damascenone is a chemical, colorless to pale yellow liquid with a pleasant rose aroma. It is a rose scent and plum, plum pomelo, raspberry and other fruity. The boiling point is 60 ° C (0.13 Pa). Natural products are found in rose oil, black tea, raspberry oil, and the like.

More About Damascenone

Structure or formula: C13H18O

Density: relative density 0.942 (d20/4)

Boiling point (°C): 57 (0.13kPa)

Refractive index: 1.5123

Solution: Almost insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents such as ethanol.


Test itemsCriterionTest Results
Appearance/Light yellow to yellow liquid
Odor/Plum, blackberry, tobacco and floral & rose-like odor
Specific Gravity(20℃)0.946~0.9520.950
Refractive Inder n20(20℃)1.508~1.5141.510
StorageStorage conditions: stored in a closed container, in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place

Use Of Damascenone:

Adding a small amount to the essence can enhance the aroma of the rose. Has a strong floral aroma and good diffusion. Mainly used to blend high-end cosmetics and food flavors.

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Preparation or sources:

Using b-ring citral as raw material, through Grignard reaction and oxidation reaction. Or 1,3-pentadiene and bromoisopropylideneacetone are cyclized, and then obtained by dehydrobromination, condensation with acetaldehyde, dehydration and the like.