Methyl cyclopentenolone (MCP)

Payment Type: L/C,T/T,D/P
Min. Order: 25 Kilogram
Delivery Time: 5 Days

Basic Info

Model No.: NovoSweet M0809

Resource: Chemosynthesis

Additional Info

Packaging: 25kg/drum

Transportation: Ocean,Land,Air

Port: Shanghai,Beijing,Qingdao

Product Description

Methyl cyclopentenolone  (MCP)

Methyl cyclopentenolone, abbreviated as MCP.

Physicochemical properties:

Formula: NH4HCO3

MW: 79.06

Density: 1.58g/cm3

Apperance: White crystalline powder

Aroma: with strong aromas, dilutions with Maple- licorice - like fraganance

Melting range: 104 ~108

solubility (25℃): the 1g sample full penetration in 5ml 90%(volume fraction) in ethanol

Containing ketones (GC, %): 95%min

Arsenic content (mg/kg): 3max

Content of heavy metals (Pb, mg/kg): 10max


Because it has the nut aroma, when diluted with Maple - liquorice, commonly used as food additive.

As per Chinese " food additives health standard" (GB2760-2003), it is allowed to use as edible spices.

In food additives use, please refer to "food additives methyl cyclopentenolone" (QB/T 2641-2004)

Contact Person: Brian Ye



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