Hydroxyciol provides a very nice floral effect to your fragrance compounds.
Clear colorless, viscous liquid
Floral, green, sweet
Sweet, floral, slightly green
Occurs in nature
It shows a weak but long lasting, sweet-floral odor, which is less reminiscent of lily-of-the-valley than the corresponding aldehyde. It gives excellent fixative effects to floral compounds.
Substantivity: > 48 hours
Use level in compounds: 1-10%.
Mainly used in perfumery. Sparingly used in flavor ompounds in imitation of citrus and other fruit complexes.
Use level in compounds: < 5 ppm.
Hydroxycitronellol / 3,7-Dimethyl-7-hydroxy-octanol-1 / 3,7-Dimethyl-1,7-octanediol / Hydroxyol / Citronellolhydrate / Hydroxydihy-drocitronellol