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Citral Extra

Very com­mon use in per­fume com­pounds and flavour com­po­si­tions. Use­ful for fresh, cit­rus-like, agru­mic notes – as natu­ral as lemon.

Overview

Appearance
Clear colorless to pale yellowish liquid

Odor
Lemon, citrus, fruity, green

Taste
Fresh, fruity, citrus-like

Occurance
Occurs in nature

Applications

Fragrance
Very common use in all kinds of perfume compounds.
Very useful for fresh, citrus-like, agrumic-notes.

Flavor
Very commonly used in composition for imitations of
lemon, grapefruit, orange, lime and, thanks to its fresh
citrus-note, for apple, cherry, strawberry, etc as well.

Technical Data

Chemical Structure

CAS-Name
2,6-Octadienal, 3,7-dimethyl-

CAS-No
5392-40-5

EINECS
226-394-6

Synonyms
3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadienal / Citralia / Hesperitraal / Geranial / Lemarome N/ Neral