Geranyl Formate

Geranyl Formate is a colorless to pale yellow liquid and has the aroma of fresh leaves and roses and the bitter taste.

The esterification method is widely used in production. Using formic acid and geraniol as raw materials, esterification is carried out in the presence of anhydrous calcium chloride and obtained by neutralization, washing and drying.

Geranyl Formate can also be extracted from natural raw materials such as geranifolium oil and camellia oil.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Formic Acid Geranyl Ester | GERANYL FORMATE | Geranyl Methanoate | Formic acid, geraniol ester
CAS 105-86-2
EINECS 203-339-4
FEMA 2514
HS.CODE 291513
Molecular Formula C11H18O2
Moleclar Weight 182.26

Application & Uses

  • used as important raw material in chemical industry
  • used as intermediate used in pharmaceutical and dyestuff
  • widely used as food flavoring

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless to pale yellow liquid
Odor Fresh, leafy, rose-like odor
Ester content, % 80 min
LD50 oral, rat 6gm/kg min
LD50 dermal, rabbit 5gm/kg min


  • Drum, 180kg net each

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H317/400/411
P-Code P261/272/273/280
Response P302+P352 P333+P313 P362+P364 P391
Storage No data available
Disposal P501


  • 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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