W256323 Sigma-Aldrich


natural, >98%, FCC, FG

Synonym: Leaf alcohol

  • CAS Number 928-96-1

  • Linear Formula C2H5CH=CHCH2CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 100.16

  •  FEMA Number 2563

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1719712

  •  EC Number 213-192-8

  •  Council of Europe no. 750

  •  MDL number MFCD00063217

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901154

  •  Flavis number 2.056



Related Categories A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Certified Natural Products, E - H,
grade   FG
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FDA 21 CFR (117)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   3.45 (vs air)
assay   >98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.44(lit.)
bp   156-157 °C(lit.)
density   0.848 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   green
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens



1 kg in glass bottle

100 g in glass bottle

4 kg in steel drum

General description

cis-3-Hexen-1-ol is one of the key volatile constituents of green leaf volatiles(GLV) that can act as an attractant to various insects. It is emitted by green plants when they are physically damaged.

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