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M12945-2 Contact for quotation $100
M12945-10 Contact for quotation $100


Gamma-decalactone, γ-decalactone is used as an essential food additive with a ruity peach flavor. Ricinoleic acid (12-hydroxy-octadec-9-enoic acid) is used as the substrate in most production processes of γ-decalactone.

Product information

CAS Number: 706-14-9

Molecular Weight: 170.25

Formula: C10H18O2

Chemical Name: 5-hexyloxolan-2-one



InChi: InChI=1S/C10H18O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-9-7-8-10(11)12-9/h9H,2-8H2,1H3

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Solubility: To be determined

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Drug Formulation: To be determined

HS Tariff Code: 382200


  1. Guan S, et al. Enhanced Biotransformation Productivity of Gamma-Decalactone from Ricinoleic Acid Based on the Expanded Vermiculite Delivery System. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2019 Jul 28;29(7):1071-1077.
  2. Pereira de Andrade D, et al. Production of γ-Decalactone by Yeast Strains under 
Different Conditions. Food Technol Biotechnol. 2017 Jun;55(2):225-230.

Products are for research use only. Not for human use.

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