Nerolidol is also known as peruviol and penetrol. It is a naturally occurring sesquiterpene found in the many kinds of essential oils, including neroli, oil of petitgrain, cananga oi, and jasmine oil. It appears colorless to pale yellow clear oily liquid with minty floral odor.

Nerolidol is prepared by using linalool as raw material, and convert it into geranyl acetone, and then through ethymylation and hydrogenation reaction.

It is mainly used in the fragrance formulation of luxury cosmetics.

Nerolidol has a subtle floral fragrance, this light fragrance will not be annoying to everyone. Floral scents mainly include lavender, lily, and cedar. The main notes are like valley lilies.

Nerolidol, although delicate, has a high concentration of aroma and a wide range of effects. Suitable for a variety of more volatile fragrance, can increase the depth. Nerolidol can help perfumers find their intrinsic flavoring properties!

The addition of nerolidol, though small, is 0.05% for ready-to-drink beverages or simple broths.

Substance Identification

Synonyms trans-Nerolidol | Peruviol | Melaleucol | Methyl vinyl homogeranyl carbinol | Methylvinylhomogeranyl carbinol
CAS 7212-44-4
EINECS 230-597-5
FEMA 2772
HS.CODE 290500
Molecular Formula C15H26O
Moleclar Weight 222.372

Application & Uses

  • mainly used in the fragrance formulation of high-quality cosmetics
  • used in flavoring of food and beverage
  • used as the intermediate of synthetic vitamin E
  • anti-fungal, antimicrobial, sedative
  • anti leishmaniasis and anti-malarial properties

Features & Benefits

  • Anti-ulcer activity
  • Anti-cancer and anti-tumor activity
  • Insect repellent activity
  • Skin penetration enhancer activity
  • Anti-nociceptive and anti-inflammatory activity
  • Anti-parasitic activity
  • Anti-fungal activity
  • Anti-biofilm activity
  • Anti-microbial activity
  • Anti-oxidant activity

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless to pale yellow clear oily liquid
Specific Gravity, @25.00 °C 0.87000 to 0.87600
Refractive Index, @20.00 °C 1.47800 to 1.48300
Optical Rotation, ° -2.00 to +2.00
Purity, % 90 min
LD50 oral, rat 5gm/kg min
LD50 dermal, rabbit 5gm/kg min


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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H317/319/410
P-Code P261/264/272/273/280
Response P302+P352 P305+P351+P338 P333+P313 P337+P313 P391
Storage No data available
Disposal P501
S-phrases: S26-S36 | R-phrases: R36/37/38


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  • 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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