cis-3-Hexen-1-ol is also called (Z)-3-hexen-1-ol and leaf alcohol. It is a colorless oily liquid with an intense grassy-green odor of freshly cut green grass and leaves. cis-3-Hexen-1-ol is produced in small amounts by most plants. cis-3-Hexen-1-ol is commonly used as raw material of flavor and frgrance.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Leaf alcohol | Blatteralkohol
CAS 928-96-1
EINECS 213-192-8
FEMA 2563
HS.CODE 290200
Molecular Formula C6H12O
Moleclar Weight 100.16

Application & Uses

  • used to blend clove, geranium oil, oak moss, lavender, mint and other flower essential oils to provide fresh top aroma
  • used as an attractant to various insects
  • used in fruit and vegetable flavors and in perfumes because of its unique green and grassy characteristics

Features & Benefits

  • Solubility: Soluble in alcohol, fixed oils, propylene glycol, water

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless clear liquid
Relative Density, g/cm3 0.846
Refractive Index, @20.00 °C 1.43600 to 1.45000
Acid Value, KOH/g 0.25 max
Purity, % 98 min
LD50 oral, rat 4700mg/kg
LD50 skin, rabbit 5gm/kg min


  • Drum, 25/170 kg net each

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H226/303
P-Code P210/233/240/241/242/243/280
Response P303+P361+P353 P312 P370+P378
Storage P403+P235
Disposal P501
S-phrases: S16 | R-phrases: R10


  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place


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