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Citral FFC

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
Citrus, lemon, agrumic, peel

Taste
Fresh, fruity, citrus-like, candy-like

Occurence
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.

BASF provides specific food grade FCC.

Technical Data

Chemical Structure
citral

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

CAS-No
5392-40-5

EINECS
226-394-6

INCI
Citral

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