Heliotropin



Chemical Name 1,3-Benzodioxole-5-carboxaldehyde
C8H6O3
Synonym Piperonal
CAS No. 120-57-0 M.W. 150.13

Odor Description
Floral, Sweet, Spicy, Cherry

Occurrence in Nature
Found in Tahitian vanilla, acacia, sassafras, and camphorwood.

Application Information
Widely used in perfumery. Used in powdery accords, but also in florals, like muguet, carnation, and lilac. Give softness and creaminess.

Typical Use Level: Up to 10%

Stability Substantivity
Hypochlorite Bleach Poor Skin Poor
Perborate Powder Detergent Good Dry Fabric Good
Liquid Detergent Good Wet Fabric Good
Concentrated Fabric Softeners Fair Hair Poor
Soaps Good Tenacity on Blotter > 36 Hours
Alcoholic Fine Fragrances Good Diffusivity Poorly diffusive
Toiletry Applications Good    
Antiperspirants Good    

Typical Physical Properties
Sp. Gr. Flash Point oC 131oC closed cup
[α]20D
GC MIN 99% as Piperonal
Appearance White to off-white powder or flakes
CLogP 1.757

FEMA/GRAS No. 2911