W250716

Sigma-Aldrich

Geraniol

natural, ≥97%, FG

Synonym(s):
trans-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-ol
Linear Formula:
(CH3)2C=CHCH2CH2C(CH3)=CHCH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
154.25
FEMA Number:
2507
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1722456
Council of Europe no.:
60
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
2.012
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 182.60

vapor density

5.31 (vs air)

assay

≥97%

composition

contains IFRA and EU 1223/2009 restricted Geraniol

impurities

<30% β-citronellol

refractive index

n20/D 1.474 (lit.)

bp

229-230 °C (lit.)

density

0.879 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

fruity; floral; citrus; rose; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

geraniol

SMILES string

C\C(C)=C\CC\C(C)=C\CO

InChI

1S/C10H18O/c1-9(2)5-4-6-10(3)7-8-11/h5,7,11H,4,6,8H2,1-3H3/b10-7+

InChI key

GLZPCOQZEFWAFX-JXMROGBWSA-N

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General description

Geraniol is a monoterpene alcohol that occurs as one of the main flavor constituents in Kansho-shochu, sweet basil, hopped beer and green tea.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
4, 9 kg in poly drum

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. W250716.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.
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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

226.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

108 °C - closed cup

Characteristic flavor of Kamho-shochu (sweet potato spirit).
Ohta T, et al.
Agricultural and Biological Chemistry, 54(6), 1353-1357 (1990)
Characterization of geraniol synthase from the peltate glands of sweet basil.
Iijima Y, et al.
Plant Physiology, 134(1), 370-379 (2004)
Biotransformation of hop-derived monoterpene alcohols by lager yeast and their contribution to the flavor of hopped beer.
Takoi K, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 58(8), 5050-5058 (2010)
Antimicrobial activity of green tea flavor components and their combination effects.
Kubo I, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 40(2), 245-248 (1992)
Lina Hagvall et al.
Contact dermatitis, 68(4), 224-231 (2013-03-21)
Geraniol is a commonly used fragrance terpene, and is tested in the baseline series in fragrance mix I. Geraniol is a pro-hapten and a pre-hapten, and sensitizers are formed in the autoxidation and skin metabolism of geraniol. Previous patch testing...
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