IT occurs in essential oils, flowers (lily, tulip), fruits (apple, cherry) and used in fruity flavours and green note fragrance compounds for all purposesÂ having olfactory note: strong, fresh, natural, green; taste: fat, stinging, fresh. It is used in Food, Flavours, Cosmetics, Confectionery and Perfume Indusrtries.
On ditution Leaf Alcohol has an odor characterstic of grass and fresh green leaves. It give a strong odor but not as pungent.
It is used in high quality perfume compositions, where a note of grss and green leaves is desired.
Physico Chemical Properties
Specification Limit Mol. Weight 100.16 FORMULA C6 H12 O OTHER NAME CIS-3-HEXEN-1-OL, Leaf Alcohol BOILING POINT 156-167 CAS NO. 928-96-1 FEMA NO. 2563 Physical Appearance Colourless, clear mobil oil Odour/Flavour A characterstic aromatic GREEN LEAFY odour Specific Gravity 0.840 TO 0.850 Refractive Index 1.435 TO 1.445 Optical Rotation +1 TO -1 Acidity/Alkalinity Neutral to Litmus Storage Keep in cool place