Agent Name

Geranylacetone

CAS Number

3796-70-1

Formula

C13-H22-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(E)-6,10-Dimethyl-5,9-undecadien-2-one; 5,9-Undecadien-2-one, 6,10-dimethyl-, (E)-; 6,10-Dimethyl-5,9-undecadien-2-one, (E)-; 6,10-Dimethyl-5,9-undecadien-2-one, trans-; Geranyl acetone; Geranylacetone, trans-; (E)-6,10-Dimethylundeca-5,9-dien-2-one; 5,9-Undecadien-2-one, 6,10-dimethyl-, (5E)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatic Ketones, Other

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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