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Nero­li­dol

Aroma ingre­dient for a mild deli­cate sweet, flo­ral, green and woody scent.

Overview

Appearance
Clear colorless to pale yellowish liquid

Odor
Mild delicate sweet, floral, green, woody

Taste
Fruity, floral, slightly woody

Occurence
Occurs in nature

Applications

Fragrance
Nerolidol is often used in fragrances. It shows excellent fixative effects and alkali stability very useful for the fond of many floral compositions.
Substantivity: >48 hours.
Use level in compounds: 1 – 10%.

Flavor
Nerolidol finds as a speciality use in flavor compositions for citrus, fruit and berry complexes. Use in the finished product: 1 to 10 ppm.

Technical Data

Chemical Structure
nerolidol

CAS-Name
1,6,10-Dodecatrien-3-ol, 3,7,11-trimethyl-

CAS-No
7212-44-4

EINECS
230-597-5

Synonyms
3,7,11-Trimethyl-1,6,10-dodecatrienol-3 / Melaleucol / Peruviol / Methyl vinyl homogera-nyl carbinol