Agent Name

Citronellic acid

CAS Number

502-47-6

Formula

C10-H18-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3,7-Dimethyl-6-octenoic acid; 6-Octenoic acid, 3,7-dimethyl-; Rhodinolic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

A moderate skin irritant; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A skin irritant; Toxic by skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Citronellol."

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