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Chemical Name 3,7-dimethyl-6-octen-1-ol
CAS No. 106-22-9 EINECS No 247-737-6
F.E.M.A No. 2594 Formula C10H20O
    Molecular weight 156.26

Occurrence in nature Reported as being found in nature. Though it is not a natural, identical to natural.

Olfactive note A fresh, Clean , rose odor.

Physico-Chemical Properties
Visual Appearance Clear, Almost colourless Oily liquid.
Colour (Gardner Scale) 1.0 Max
Specific gravity 25/4 0.850 ~ 0.858
Refractive Index 20/D 1.453 ~ 1.458
Solubility in alcohol Soluble in 2.0 Vol. in 70% alcohol.
Boiling Point 220°C (approx) ; 116 °C@ 15 mm of Hg
Flash Point - 81° C
Total Acetylizable matter Not less than 98.0 %
Acid Value Not more than 1.0
GLC purity  
Dimethyl Octanol 5 ~ 20%
Citronellol 55 ~ 75 %
Nerol 12 % max
Geraniol 12 % max
Storage Conditions
Keep the product in a tightly closed and well ventilated area away from ignition sources and direct sunlight. Take the normal precautions that are required for organic liquids of cosmetology. When stored for more than TWELVE months, quality should be checked before use.
Standard Packing Size:
5.0 kg, 25.0 kg, & 180.0 kg. .± 1 % net weight.
Packing Material Compatibility Details
Compatible with
Good quality Galvanized Iron Drums, Aluminium Cans etc.
Not Compatible with
Ordinary M.S. Drums.
As low as possible
Safety Precautions
Please refer our safety data sheet.
Stability & Reactivity
Chemically Stable: YES; Stable under ordinary conditions of use and storage.
Conditions To Avoid
This product presents no significant reactivity hazard. It is stable and will not react with water. Hazardous polymerization will not occur. Avoid prolonged heat and/ or exposure to air.
Hazardous Combustion or Decomposition Products
Burning may produce carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides.
Strong oxidizing agents, iron and iron salts.
Toxicological Information
LD50 Oral / (rat) > 3.45 g/kg.
LD50 Dermal /(rabbit) > 2.65 g/kg.
Regulations/ Classification
This chemical is listed on the following inventories:
HS Number: 290522
Additional Information:
FDA - Permitted 21 CFR 172.515, 182.60
FEMA - GRAS - FEMA Nos. 2309, 2391, 2507, 2770
Council of Europe (1992) Permitted Nos. 59, 60, 75
Complies with EOA (FMA) Specification No. 17
Blended from components complying with Food Chemicals Codex III
Warning to Users
The information contained in this document is given in good faith based on our current knowledge. It is only an indication and is in no way binding, particularly as regards infringement of or to prejudice to third party rights through the use of our products.
Privi Organics guarantees that its products comply with its sales specifications. This information must on no account be used as a substitute for necessary prior tests which alone can ensure for a given use. Users are responsible for ensuring compliance with local legislation and for obtaining the necessary certification and authorization.