Citronellol Natural

Citronellol Natural

 

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    Citronellol, or dihydrogeraniol, is a natural acyclic monoterpenoid. Both enantiomers occur in nature. (+)-Citronellol, which is found citronella oils, is the more common isomer. (-)-Citronellol is found in the oils of rose and geranium. Citronellol is used in perfumes.

    It is one of the most important aromatic isolates used widly in Food, Flavours, Soaps, Cosmetics, Pharmaceutical , Tobacco, Confectionery and Perfume Indusrties. 

    It is a main constituent in synthetic rose compounds.

     

    Physico Chemical Properties

     

    Specification Limit
    Mol. Weight 156.27
    FORMULA C10H20O
    OTHER NAME Rhodinol , 3,7-dimethyl-6-octen-1-ol
    BOILING POINT 225-226 C
    Cas no.  106-22-9
    Physical Appearance Clear liquid 
    Odour/Flavour  Rose odor
    Essay by GC 95%
    Specific Gravity 0.840 to 0.885 
    Refractive Index 1.440 - 1.480 
    Acidity/Alkalinity  Neutral to Litmus
    Storage Keep in cool place