Citronellyl Nitrile

Citronellyl Nitrile is a clear colorless liquid with lemon and citrus odor. It is prepared by using citronellal as raw material to produce aldehyde oxime by oximation reaction, and then through heating dehydration in the presence of acetic anhydride. Citronellyl Nitrile is used extensively as a fragrance ingredient. Citronellyl Nitrile is the substitute of citronellal.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Citronellonitrile | Agrunitril | Citronellic acid nitrile | Vervonitrile
CAS 51566-62-2
EINECS 257-288-8
HS.CODE 292600
Molecular Formula C10H17N
Moleclar Weight 151.253

Application & Uses

  • used for the deployment of cosmetic fragrance
  • used in the fragrance formulation of daily products, such as perm, detergent,and soap,etc
  • used in the preparation of lavender, gardenia, citrus, magnolia, longevity flower, honeysuckle, cologne, bodhisattva, hyacinth and other fragrant types of perfume
  • used as fixative in food flavor

Sales Specification

Appearance Clear colorless liquid
Odor Characteristic aroma
Purity, @GC, % 99.00 min
LD50 oral, rat 5300mg/kg
LD50 skin, rabbit 5gm/kg min


  • Drum, 200kg net each

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  • 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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