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W230316

Sigma-Aldrich

Citral

natural, ≥96%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadienal, Geranial and neral mixture
Linear Formula:
(CH3)2C=CHCH2CH2C(CH3)=CHCHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
152.23
FEMA Number:
2303
Beilstein:
1721871
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
109c
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
5.020
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

Litsea cubeba Pers.

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

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

vapor density

5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.2 mmHg ( 200 °C)

assay

≥96%

composition

contains Citral (Neral + Geranial)

refractive index

n20/D 1.488 (lit.)

bp

229 °C (lit.)

density

0.888 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

citral (neral+geranial)

Organoleptic

fresh; lemon; sweet

SMILES string

[H]C(=O)C=C(C)CC\C=C(\C)C

InChI

1S/C10H16O/c1-9(2)5-4-6-10(3)7-8-11/h5,7-8H,4,6H2,1-3H3

InChI key

WTEVQBCEXWBHNA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Packaging

9 kg in poly drum
1 kg in glass bottle

Preparation Note

Extraction method: steam distillation from the fruit of tree.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

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

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

208.4 °F - DIN 51758

Flash Point(C)

98 °C - DIN 51758

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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