W250708

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Geraniol

≥97%, FCC, 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
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
2.012
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

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

vapor density

5.31 (vs air)

vapor pressure

~0.2 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥97%

composition

Contains IFRA and EU 1223/2009 restricted Citral (Neral + Geranial) and Geraniol and EU1223/2009 restricted Linalool and Limonene (sum of D, L, and DL)

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

floral; citrus; fruity; rose; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

linalool, limonene (sum of D, L and DL), citral (neral+geranial), geraniol, nerol

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

9, 20 kg in composite drum
1 kg in aluminum bottle

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Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

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

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)
Characteristic flavor of Kamho-shochu (sweet potato spirit).
Ohta T, et al.
Agricultural and Biological Chemistry, 54(6), 1353-1357 (1990)
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...
Protocols
-(+)-Limonene, purum, ≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC); Geranyl tiglate; α-Terpineol, natural, ≥96%, FCC, FG; Geranyl formate; α-Pinene
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-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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