Citronellyl Formate

Citronellyl Formate is a light yellow transparent liquid with sweet rose, myrcia aroma and slightly with lemon, cucumber and other fresh green fragrance. It is found in geranium oil and is obtained by esterification of formic acid and citronol. It can also be extracted from citronella essential oil, Mexican cypress, bourbon rose and other natural materials. It’s widely used in a variety of flower fragrance daily flavor and apple, sweet orange, peach, plum and other edible flavors.

Substance Identification

Synonyms RHODINYL FORMATE | Citronellyl methanoate
CAS 105-85-1
EINECS 203-338-9
FEMA 2314
HS.CODE 29151300
Molecular Formula C11H20O2
Moleclar Weight 184.28

Application & Uses

  • used as flavoring and fragrance
  • used as intermediate in pharmaceutical industry
  • used as food additive for fruity, peach, berry and apple flavors

Sales Specification

Appearance A colorless transparent liquid oily shape
Odor Strong fruity and floral odor
Purity, % 92 min
LD50 oral, rat 8400mg/kg


  • Galvanized Iron Drum, 25kg net each

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H227/315/319/335
P-Code P210/261/264/271/280
Response P302+P352 P304+P340+P312 P305+P351+P338 P332+P313 P337+P313 P370+P378
Storage P403+P233 P403+P235 P405
Disposal P501
S-phrases: S26-36/37/39 | R-phrases: R36/37/38


  • 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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