An aldehyde with the molecular formula C10H16O, it is found in nature and has a sharp, lemon-like odour.
Category Aroma Chemicals
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period Starting materials harvested July - Sept
Natural Status EU Natural
Organoleptic Descriptors citrus, fresh, green, lemon, peel, waxy
Common Applications apple, bergamot, citrus, ginger, lemon, lemongrass, lime
Appearance Colourless to pale yellow liquid
Assay min. 95%
Optical Rotation n/a
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.4800 - 1.4900
Specific Gravity @20℃ 0.880 - 0.894
Flash Point ℃ 90°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.