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Chemical Name 3,7-Dimethyl-6-octadienenitrile
Synonyms
Gerano nitrile, Citralva, 3, 7-Dimethyl-2, 6-octadiene-1-nitrile(cis and trans isomers) Formula C10H17N
CAS No. 51566-62-2 Molecular weight 151.0

Occurrence in nature This nitrile is not detected in nature.

Olfactive
Fresh citrusy floral lemon note.

Appearance Clear Liquid
Colour Almost Colorless Liquid
Odour Intense fresh citrus note with slight green under note
Density at 20C (g/ml) 0.843 - 0.851
Refractive index nD20 1.448 to 1.453
Free acid (mg KOH/1 g) 1.0 maximum
Solubility In soluble in water, soluble in 70% Alcohol
Assay(% GC) 85 ~ 90%