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(−)-β-Citronellol

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
(S)-(−)-β-Citronellol, β-Rhodinol, (S)-3,7-Dimethyl-6-octen-1-ol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H20O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
156.27
Beilstein:
1721505
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

assay

≥98.5% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

optical activity

[α]20/D −5.3±0.2°, neat

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.456

bp

221-224 °C

density

0.854 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

C[C@H](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/t10-/m0/s1

InChI key

QMVPMAAFGQKVCJ-JTQLQIEISA-N

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General description

Citronellol is a monoterpene alcohol found in essential oils of Cymbopogon winterianus Jowitt. S-(−)-isomer that is less common. It is prevalent in geranium and citronella oils.

Application

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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)

213.8 °F - DIN 51758

Flash Point(C)

101 °C - DIN 51758

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

K. Mori et al.
Liebigs Ann. Chem., 717-717 (1988)
Study of anticonvulsant effect of citronellol, a monoterpene alcohol, in rodents.
de Sousa DP, et al.
Neuroscience Letters, 401(3), 231-235 (2006)
Michiko Katsukawa et al.
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry, 75(5), 1010-1012 (2011-05-21)
We evaluated the effects of rose oil on the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2). Citronellol and geraniol, the major components of rose oil, activated PPARα and γ, and suppressed LPS-induced COX-2 expression in cell culture assays, although the
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
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

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