Geranyl Acetate (CAS 105-87-3)

Products & Informations

Geranyl acetate is a natural organic compound. It is a colorless liquid with a pleasant floral or fruity rose aroma.

Geranyl acetate exists naturally in more than 80 essential oils, including Ceylon citronella, palmarosa, lemon grass, geranium, coriander and sassafras, etc.

It can be obtained by fractional distillation of essential oils. Geranyl acetate is industrially prepared by the esterification of acetic acid and geraniol.

It is mainly used in the fragrance formulation of perfumes, cosmetics, and soaps.


  1. extensively used in floral, herbaceous, and citrus fragrance
  2. used as a food additive in various fruit, berry, floral, and spice flavors
  3. used in household products


  • Solubility: Soluble in: alcohol, fixed oils, paraffin oil,propylene glycol, slightly, water, 18.24 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
  • Insoluble in: water, glycerin

Toxicological Information

LD50 oral, rat 6330mg/kg



  • 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
GHS Hazard Statements
H-Code H225 H301+H311+H331 H370
P-Code P210/233/240/241/242/243/260/264/270/271/280
Response P301+P310+P330 P303+P361+P353 P304+P340+P311 P308+P311 P370+P378
Storage P403+P233 P403+P235 P405
Disposal P501

UN Number: UN 1993 3/PG 3 |  S-phrases: S26-S36-S24/25
| R-phrases: R36/37/38


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