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Citro­nel­lyl­ni­trile

Citro­nel­lyl­ni­trile is a very sta­ble cit­rus odor and gives an extra lift to all your cre­a­tions.

Overview

Appearance
Clear colorless to yellowish liquid

Odor
Citrus green, slightly fruity, floral-herb

Occurence
Not found in nature yet.

Applications

Fragrance
It shows a very intensive odor reminiscent of citrus when diluted. Very common in all kinds of compounds, not only in functional perfumery, due to its very natural character. It is an excellent citrus product for alkaline product bases, thanks to its high stability.
Most valuable alternative to Geranonitrile (IFRA restricted).

Technical Data

Chemical Structure
citronellylnitrile

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

CAS-No
51566-62-2

EINECS
257-288-8

Synonyms
3,7-Dimethyl-6-octenenitrile / Agrunitrile / Citronalva / Vervonitrile / Baranyl nitrile