l-Citronellol is a citronellol that is oct-6-ene substituted by a hydroxy group at position 1 and methyl groups at positions 3 and 7 (the 3S-enantiomer).

It is an enantiomer of a (R)-(+)-citronellol.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Beta-Citronellol | DL-Citronello
CAS 7540-51-4
EINECS 231-415-7
FEMA 2309
HS.CODE 290500
Molecular Formula C10H20O
Moleclar Weight 156.269

Application & Uses

  • used in alcoholic fine fragrances
  • widely used in many perfume composition that gives a clean, fresh, and natural rosy note to fragrance
  • used as fabric softeners
  • used as antiperspirant
  • used in detergents

Features & Benefits

  • Soluble in: alcohol, water, 105.5 mg/L @ 25 °C (est); Insoluble in: water

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless clear liquid
Odor Floral, fresh, rose
Assay, % 98 min
Optical Rotation, ° -5.50 to -3.50

Similar Specs

GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H303+H313 H315 H317 H319 H402
P-Code P261/264/272/273/280
Response P302+P352 P305+P351+P338 P312 P333+P313 P337+P313
Storage No data available
Disposal P501
UN Number: UN 1993 3/PG 3 |  S-phrases: 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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