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CITRONELLIC ACID Basic information
CITRONELLIC ACID Chemical Properties
Safety Information
  • Hazard Codes Xn
  • Risk Statements 21-38
  • Safety Statements 36/37
  • RIDADR UN 2810 6.1/PG 3
  • WGK Germany 3
  • RTECS RH3230000
  • TSCA Yes
  • HazardClass 6.1
  • PackingGroup III
  • HS Code 29161995
CITRONELLIC ACID Usage And Synthesis
  • Chemical PropertiesCitronellic acid has a green-grassy odor.
  • OccurrenceThe d-form is reportedly a constituent of Java citronella, geranium, Borosma pulchellum, Xanthoxylum piperitum, bitter-orange leaves, lemongrass, Calytrix virgata and Calytrix tetragona leaves; the l-form has been reportedly identified in cypress oil (Callitirs glauca R. Br.), Callitirs intratropica, in the oil of Chamaecyparis obtusa and of Thujopsis dolabrata; the d,l-form is isolated from camphor oil. Also reported found in mandarin peel oil, swangi (Citrus hystrix D.C.), peppermint oil and black tea.
  • UsesCitronellic acid was used in synthesis of stereoisomers of 3,11- dimethylnonacosan-2-one and 29-hydroxy-3,11-dimethylnonacosan-2-one.
  • PreparationBy oxidation of citronellal; also by the conversion of pulegone.
  • Aroma threshold valuesDetection at 1%: fatty, waxy, heavy, floral with a slight citronella nuance. It also has vegetative and tobacco nuances.
  • Taste threshold valuesTaste characteristics at 5 to 30 ppm: mild, floral, rosy, fruity melon with slight hints of citronella and citrus.
CITRONELLIC ACID Preparation Products And Raw materials
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