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β-Cyclocitral

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
2,6,6-Trimethyl-1-cyclohexene-1-carboxaldehyde
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H16O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
152.23
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥97.0% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

refractive index

n20/D 1.497 (lit.)
n20/D 1.497-1.501

bp

62-63 °C/3 mmHg (lit.)

density

0.943 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[H]C(=O)C1=C(C)CCCC1(C)C

InChI

1S/C10H16O/c1-8-5-4-6-10(2,3)9(8)7-11/h7H,4-6H2,1-3H3

InChI key

MOQGCGNUWBPGTQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

β-Cyclocitral is a volatile compound, a C7 oxidized derivative of β-carotene. It is an analog of safranal that contributes to the flavor/aroma of several fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants, and also helps in attracting pollinators.

Application

β-Cyclocitral may be used as an analytical standard for the determination of the analyte in Sicilian (South Italy) saffron, natural water body and selected strains of Cyanobacteria by chromatography-based techniques.

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

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