Geranyl Acetate

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.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Nerol Acetate | Geraniol Acetate | Acetic Acid | Geranyl Ester
CAS 105-87-3
EINECS 203-341-5
FEMA 2509
Molecular Formula C12H20O2
Moleclar Weight 196.29

Application & Uses

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

Features & Benefits

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

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless clear liquid with floral odor
Assay, sum of isomers 90.00 to 100.00
Purity, % 97
LD50 oral, rat 6330mg/kg


  • Drum, 170kg net each

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H315/317/412
P-Code P261/264/272/273/280
Response P302+P352 P333+P313 P362+P364
Storage No data available
Disposal P501
UN Number: UN 1993 3/PG 3 |  S-phrases: S26-S36-S24/25 | 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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