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W230901

Sigma-Aldrich

Citronellol

≥95%, FCC, FG

Linear Formula:
(CH3)2C=CHCH2CH2CH(CH3)CH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
156.27
FEMA Number:
2309
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
59
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
2.011
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Kosher

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

vapor pressure

~0.02 mmHg ( 25 °C)

assay

≥95%

refractive index

n20/D 1.456 (lit.)

bp

225 °C (lit.)

density

0.855 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

floral; waxy; rose

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CC(CCO)CC\C=C(\C)C

InChI

1S/C10H20O/c1-9(2)5-4-6-10(3)7-8-11/h5,10-11H,4,6-8H2,1-3H3

InChI key

QMVPMAAFGQKVCJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Citronellol is a volatile monoterpenic primary alcohol mainly found in the essential oil of plants such as Pelargonium graveolens, Cymbopogon winterianus and Rosa damascena. It is also one of the glycosidically bound aroma compounds in ginger.

Packaging

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

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1B

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

224.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

107 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Antimicrobial activity and chemical composition of some essential oils
Ando?an BC, et al.
Archives of Pharmacal Research, 25(6), 860-864 (2002)
Glycosidically bound aroma compounds in ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe).
Wu P, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 38(7), 1553-1555 (1990)
Phythochemical screening and anticonvulsant activity of Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt (Poaceae) leaf essential oil in rodents
Quintans-Junior LJ, et al.
Phytomedicine, 15(8), 619-624 (2008)
Antibacterial effect of some essential oils administered alone or in combination with Norfloxacin
Rosato A, et al.
Phytomedicine, 14(11), 727-732 (2007)
Wantida Chaiyana et al.
Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology, 19(8-9), 836-839 (2012-04-19)
Inhibition of cholinesterase has attracted much attention recently because of its potential for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. In this work, the anticholinesterase activities of plant oils were investigated using Ellman's colorimetric method. The results indicate that essential oils obtained...

Protocols

GC Analysis of Geranium Bourbon Essential Oil on SUPELCOWAX® 10

-(+)-Limonene, purum, ≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC); Geranyl tiglate; α-Terpineol, natural, ≥96%, FCC, FG; Geranyl formate; α-Pinene

GC Analysis of Lemon Essential Oil on SLB®-5ms (10 m x 0.10 mm I.D., 0.10 µM), Fast GC Analysis

-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-ol; Neral; Geraniol; Geranial; Undecanal; Citronellyl acetate; Neryl acetate; 3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadienyl acetate; 1-Tetradecene; Tetradecane; α-Bisabolol

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