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W230915

Sigma-Aldrich

Citronellol

mixture of isomers, natural, ≥95%, 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

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

vapor pressure

~0.02 mmHg ( 25 °C)

assay

≥95%

composition

contains IFRA restricted Citronellol

refractive index

n20/D 1.456 (lit.)
n20/D 1.458

bp

225 °C (lit.)

density

0.855 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
0.855 g/mL at 25 °C

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

waxy; floral; rose

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

citronellol

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

100 g in aluminum bottle
1 kg in poly bottle
10 kg in poly drum

Legal Information

For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

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

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

210.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

99 °C - closed cup

Antimicrobial activity and chemical composition of some essential oils.
Ando?an BC, et al.
Archives of Medical 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)
Antibacterial effect of some essential oils administered alone or in combination with Norfloxacin
Rosato A, et al.
Phytomedicine, 14(11), 727-732 (2007)
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)
Yoshikazu Kitano et al.
Biofouling, 27(2), 201-205 (2011-02-01)
Twenty novel simple alkyl isocyanides derived from citronellol were synthesized and evaluated for their antifouling activity and toxicity against cypris larvae of the barnacle, Balanus amphitrite. The anti-barnacle activity of the synthesized isocyanides was in the EC(50) range of 0.08-1.49...

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