W250716 Sigma-Aldrich


natural, ≥97%, FG

Synonym: trans-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-ol

  • CAS Number 106-24-1

  • Linear Formula (CH3)2C=CHCH2CH2C(CH3)=CHCH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 154.25

  •  FEMA Number 2507

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1722456

  •  Council of Europe no. 60

  •  MDL number MFCD00002917

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900976

  •  Flavis number 2.012



Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Certified Natural Products, E - H, E-G,
grade   FG
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FDA 21 CFR (117)
  FDA 21 CFR (182.60)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   5.31 (vs air)
assay   ≥97%
composition   contains IFRA and EU 1223/2009 restricted Geraniol
impurities   <30% β-citronellol
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
Organoleptic   fruity; floral; citrus; rose; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   geraniol


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.


1 kg in poly bottle

4, 9 kg in poly drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
226.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
108 °C

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