Citral Quick Details
Product Name: Citral
Molecular Formula: C10H16O
Molecular Weight: 152.23
Appearance: Yellow or pale yellow clear liquid
Citral Typical Properties
|Color and Appearance||Yellow or pale yellow clear liquid|
|Scent||Strong aroma of lemon|
|Solubility(25℃)||1 volume sample dissolve in 7 volume of ethanol 70%(v/v)|
|Heavy Metal (mg/kg)||≤10|
|Aldehyde Content(amount of citral )||≥97.0%|
1. GB 2760-96 specifies the flavorants that are permitted for use. It is mainly used to prepare lemon, citrus and assorted fruit flavors, and is also the main raw material for the synthesis of ionone.
2. Used as a flavoring agent to prepare lemon flavor and as a raw material for the synthesis of ionone and vitamin A.
3. It is used in a wide range of applications for all aspects of lemon aroma. It is an important spice for lemon type, deodorant wood type essence, artificially formulated lemon oil, bergamot oil and orange leaf oil. It is a raw material for synthesizing ionones and methyl ionones. Can also be used to cover the bad atmosphere in industrial production. It can also be used in food flavors such as ginger, lemon, lime, sweet orange, round pomelo, apple, cherry, grape, strawberry and spice. Wine flavors can also be used.
4. Citral is a kind of edible flavor that is allowed to be used in China. It can be used to prepare fruit flavors such as strawberries, apples, apricots, oranges and lemons. The dosage is according to the normal production needs, generally 1.70mg/kg in the gum sugar; 43mg/kg in the baked food; 41mg/kg in the candy; 23mg/kg in the cold drink; 9.2mg/kg in the soft drink.
5. It is used in the preparation of artificial lemon oil, citrus oil, and other citrus flavors, fruit flavors, cherries, coffee, plums and other foods. It is also widely used as a flavoring agent for tableware detergents, soaps, and toilet water. Citral is a raw material for synthesizing ionone, methyl ionone, dihydrodamasone, etc.; as an organic raw material, it can be reduced to citronellol, nerol and geraniol; and can also be converted into citronitrile. It is used in the pharmaceutical industry to manufacture vitamins A and E, and is also a raw material for chlorophyll.
Synthetic vitamin A. spices.
Blue steel Drum, Net weight: 180kg per drum
Storage conditions: To be stored in Cool, dry and ventilated location and protected from light. Shelf life：Two year with proper storage.
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