Geranyl Acetone (CAS 3796-70-1)

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Geranyl Acetone (Geranylacetone) is naturally found in African lemon oil, mint, tea, tomatoes,and passionflower. It appears clear colorless liquid with floral and fruit odor.

Geranyl Acetone is industrially prepared by the reaction of linalool and ethyl acetoacetate or Methyl isopropenyl ether. It’s widely used as fragrance.


  1. 1. used in the fragrance formulation of soaps and detergents
  2. used as fragrance in cosmetics
  3. used as intermediate to synthesize nerolidol and farnesol
  4. used in the Synthesis of vitamin E


  • Clear colorless liquid with a characteristic aroma
  • Soluble in alcohol, water, 8.867 mg/L @25 °C (est)



  • 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 H315/411
P-Code P264/280/273
Response P302+P352 P321 P3321+P313 P362+P364 P391
Storage no data available
Disposal P501

UN Number: UN 1993 3/PG 3 |  S-phrases: S26-S37/39
| R-phrases: R36/37/38


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