Citral 40/55 Synthetic

Technical information

Classification Market
CAS 5392-40-5
EINECS / ELINCS 226-394-6
FEMA 2303
Molecule obtained by chemical synthesis

Organoleptic Information

Parameter Specification
Appearance Clear colorless to pale yellow liquid
Odor Characteristic, fresh, citrus, lemony

Physico-chemical information

Parameter Specification
Density (gr/ml) at 20ºC 0.880 – 0.900
Refractive index at 20ºC 1.480 – 1.495
Optical rotation (º) at 20ºC 0.0 / 0.0
Flash Point ºC 98
Solubility Insoluble in water

Chemical composition

Components Specification (GC-area %)
Citral > 90
      Nervous (40-50%)
      Geranial (50-60%)

Half life

2 years minimum, after which the quality must be controlled before use.


Store in well-filled and closed containers, in a cool, dry place, well ventilated and protected from light.

Expected use

  • Industrial.
  • Under professional supervision.
  • Use in pharmacy, perfumery, cosmetics, detergents, phytosanitary products and human food*

Packaging in which it is sold

  • Jerricans of 5, 10 and 25 Kg.
  • Drums of 50, 100 and 200 kg.
  • Bottles of 0,5 and 1 kg.

On request. With Food Grade certificate.

*For volumes less than 5 kg you must contact directly Aromatics (Crearomatic online store)

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