hydroxycitronellal

hydroxycitronellal

[hī¦dräk·sē‚sī·trə′nel·əl]
(organic chemistry)
C10H20O2 A colorless or light yellow, viscous liquid with a boiling range of 94-96°C; soluble in 50% alcohol and fixed oils; used in perfumery and flavoring. Also known as citronellal hydrate.
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According to them, some of the substances that appeared were benzyl salicylate, linalol, coumarin, and hydroxycitronellal.
Common blending ingredients include hydroxycitronellal, which imparts a floral odor to numerous consumer products, and linalool, a naturally occurring terpene alcohol found in many flowers and spice plants.
Hydroxycitronellal, the most abundant compound in the oil of lily of the valley (49.