Neryl Acetate



Chemical Name (2Z)-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-yl acetate
C12H20O2
Synonym cis-Geranyl acetate
CAS No. 141-12-8 M.W. 196.29

Odor Description
Floral, Rose, Fruity, Raspberry

Occurrence in Nature
Found in oils of neroli, petitgrain, and lemon.

Application Information
Used in floral and fruity compositions to give body and roundness. Particularly effective in jasmine and neroli fragrances. Can also be used in citrus and raspberry flavors, and other fruit complexes.

Typical Use Level: Up to 25%

Stability Substantivity
Hypochlorite Bleach Poor Skin Fair
Perborate Powder Detergent Fair Dry Fabric Fair
Liquid Detergent Good Wet Fabric Fair
Concentrated Fabric Softeners Good Hair Fair
Soaps Good Tenacity on Blotter > 24 Hours
Alcoholic Fine Fragrances Good Diffusivity Diffusive
Toiletry Applications Good    
Antiperspirants Good    

Typical Physical Properties
Sp. Gr. (15/15) 0.9100-0.9170 Flash Point oC 100oC closed cup
[α]20D
GC MIN 97% as Neryl acetate
Appearance Colorless liquid
CLogP 3.915

FEMA/GRAS No. 2773