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NATURAL CITRAL 

 

Product:

Natural Citral

Synonyms:

3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadienal

Product types:

Natural spices

CAS No.:

5392-40-5

Method of extract:

Distillation

Botanical source::

Fruit of Litsea Cubeba

Molecule Formula:

C10H16O

Molecule Weight:

152.24

Structure Formula:                              

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Description:

A pale light yellow liquid with a lemon-like smell. Natural Citral is a mixture of two geometric isomers, geranial (trans confirmation, approx. 53-64 %) and neral (cis confirmation, 35-45 %).



Specification:

Appearance: Pale yellow transparent liquid


Odor: Nature lemon-like smell odor


Citral content (by GC): ≥85%, 92%, 96%   


Specific Gravity (25/25℃): 0.885 ~ 0.891 


Refractive Index(20℃): 1.4860~1.4900


Solubility (70% Ethanol, 20℃): 1ml: 7ml


Acid value (mgKOH/g): ≤5.0


Heavy Metal (Pb): ≤10 ppm



Application:

Natural Geranial has a strong lemon odor. Neral's lemon odor is less intense, but sweeter. Citral is therefore an aroma compound used in perfumery for its citrus effect. Citral is also used as a flavor and for fortifying lemon oil. It also has strong antimicrobial quality, and pheromonal effects in insects.

Natural Citral is used in the synthesis of vitamin A, ionone, and methylionone, and to mask the smell of smoke.

Storage conditions:

Store in dry, clean, no gas impurity aluminum cans or plastic barrel or iron drum.

Packing:

In net 180 kg galvanized iron drums.


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