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Chemical Name 2,6-dimethyl-7-octen-2-ol
    Formula C10H20O
CAS No. 18479-58-8
Molecular weight 156.3

Occurrence in nature Not Reported as being found in nature.

Fresh citrusy floral lemon note.

Physico-Chemical Properties
Visual Appearance Clear Colourless liquid.
Colour (Gardner Scale) 1.0 Max
Specific gravity 25/4 0.830 ~ 0.838
Refractive Index 20/D 1.438 ~ 1.443
Solubility in alcohol Soluble in 1 in 4 Vol. in 70% alcohol.
Boiling Point 192 °C
Vapor pressure Ca 0.2 mmHg @ 20 ° C .
Flash Point > -74 °C
Typical GLC purity Not less than 98. 0 %
Acid Value Not more than 1.0
(The above properties are typical of DIHYDROMYRCENOL but should not be confused with, or regarded as, sales specifications.)
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, 20.0 kg, & 175.0 kg. For many products, the capability exists for shipment in larger containers including Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC) - ISO containers. Etc
Packing Material Compatibility Details
Compatible with
M.S. Epoxy Coated , Good quality Galvanized Iron Drums, Glass, Aluminium Cans etc.
Not Compatible with
Ordinary M.S. Drums, Cans.
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 Dermal (rabbit) > 5.0 g/kg. Not determined
LD50 Oral (rat) >3.6 g/kg. Not determined
Regulations/ Classification
USA (TSCA): Compliant
European Union: Compliant
Canada: Compliant
EINECS-No: 2423624
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.