Fresh, powerful, long lasting rosy fragrance material. Indispensable component for numerous fresh-floral compounds. Major ingredient for functional products caused by its excellent stability.

General Information

CategoryAromatic Compound
IUPAC Name3,7-dimethyloct-6-en-1-ol
CAS Number106-22-9
Molecular Weight156.26 g/mol

Organoleptic Properties

Odor Family
Odor Strength
Odor DescriptionCitrus, Fatty, Floral, Green, Leathery, Rose, Sweet, Terpenic, Waxy
Substantivity56 hours at 100%

Physical Properties

AppearanceColorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Specific Gravity0.85 to 0.86 @ 25 °C.
Pounds per Gallon7.073 to 7.156
Refractive Index1.45 to 1.46 @ 20 °C.
Vapor Pressure0.02 mmHg @ 25 °C.
Vapor Density5.4 ( Air = 1 )
Boiling Point225 °C. @ 760 mm Hg
Flash Point> 200 °F. TCC ( > 93.33 °C. )
Acid Value1 max. KOH/g
Shelf Life24 months if stored properly
StorageStore in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.
Soluble inAlcohol
Water, 105.5 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Paraffin oil
Fixed oils
Dipropylene glycol
Benzyl benzoate
Insoluble inWater


CategoryFlavor and fragrance agents
Critical EffectDermal sensitization
Usage limits in the finished product
Cat. 1Category 1:2.2 %
Cat. 2Category 2:0.67 %
Cat. 3Category 3:13.00 %
Cat. 4Category 4:12.00 %
Cat. 5ACategory 5A:3.2 %
Cat. 5BCategory 5B:3.2 %
Cat. 5CCategory 5C:3.2 %
Cat. 5DCategory 5D:3.2 %
Cat. 6Category 6:7.3 %
Cat. 7ACategory 7A:25.00 %
Cat. 7BCategory 7B:25.00 %
Cat. 8Category 8:1.3 %
Cat. 9Category 9:24.00 %
Cat. 10ACategory 10A:87.00 %
Cat. 10BCategory 10B:87.00 %
Cat. 11ACategory 11A:48.00 %
Cat. 11BCategory 11B:48.00 %
Cat. 12Category 12:No Restriction

Safety Information

PictogramsGHS07: Harmful
Hazard StatementH315 - Causes skin irritation
H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation
H401 - Toxic to aquatic life
Europe Standard HazardN - Dangerous for the environment
Xi - Irritant
Precautionary StatementP261 - Avoid breathing dust/fumes/gas/mist/vapours/spray
P264 - Wash … thoroughly after handling
P272 - Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace
P273 - Avoid release to the environment
P280 - Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection
P302 + 352 - IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water/…
P305 + 351 + 338 - IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing
P333 + 313 - If skin irritation or a rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention
P337 + 313 - If eye irritation persists get medical advice/attention
P362 - Take off contaminated clothing
P501 - Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
R-phrasesR36/38 - Irritating to eyes and skin
R43 - May cause sensitisation by skin contact
R51/53 - Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment
S-phrasesS2 - Keep out of the reach of children
S24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes
S26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
S37/39 - Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection
S61 - Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheet


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