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Citro­nel­lal

Very com­mon use in citro­nella appli­ca­tions, com­pounds and repel­lents.

Overview

Appearance
Clear colorless to pale yellowish liquid

Odor
Citrus, green, fruity, slightly rosy

Taste
Pungent, fresh, green, citrus, slightly woody

Occurence
Occurs in nature

Applications

Fragrance
Used in citronella applications and various kinds of citrus, fruity compounds. Also used in repellents.

Flavor
Traces are used for citrus flavors.

Technical Data

Chemical Structure

CAS-Name
6-Octenal- 3,7-dimethyl-

CAS-No
106-23-0

EINECS
203-376-6

INCI
Citronellal

Synonyms
3,7-Dimethyl-6-octenal / Rhodinal