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Geranyl Acetate

Geranyl Acetate


  • Description

    geranyl Acetate is a Natural Organic Compound that is Classified as a Monoterpene. It is a Colorless Liquid with a Pleasant Floral or Fruity Aroma.
    Geranyl Acetate is a Natural Constituent of More Than 60 Essential Oils, Including Ceylon Citronella, Palmarosa, Lemon Grass, Petit Grain, Neroli, Geranium, Coriander, Carrot, and Sassafras. It Can Be Obtained By Fractional Distillation of Essential Oils.
    geranyl Acetate is An Ester that Can Be Prepared Semi-synthetically By the Simple Condensation of the More Common Natural Terpene Geraniol with Acetic Acid.
    Geranyl Acetate is Widely Used in the Perfumes, Cosmetic and Soap Industries. It Forms a Main Ingredient in Compounding of Rose Scents and Has Its Place in Almost Any Perfume Composition. It is Valuable also in Artificial Flavours.
    Geranyl Acetate is Used Primarily as a Component of Perfumes for Creams and Soaps and as a Flavoring Ingredient. It is Used Particularly in Rose Formulations Where a Sweet Fruity or Citrus Aroma is Desired.


    Physico Chemical Properties


    Specification Limit
    mol. Weight 196.29
    formula C12 H18 O2
    other Name 3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadiene-1-ol Acetate
    boiling Point 245 C 
    cas No 105-87-3 
    appearance & Odour Liquid Having a Fruity Rose Note Reminiscent of Pear & Lavender
    colour Colourless
    refractive Index  1.4570 - 1.4650 
    specific Gravity 0.9060 - 0.9140 
    glc Purity 95% - 98% 
    acidity/alkalinity  Neutral to Litmus
    storage Keep in Cool Place


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