Aroma Chemicals

cis-3-Hexenol (Leaf alcohol)

cis-3-Hexenol (Leaf alcohol)

cis-3-Hexenol can be sufficiently supplied by Zeon. This alcohol is frequently used not only in floral fragrances but also in fruity flavors and green tea flavors. cis-3-Hexenol gives a fresh green effect in the top note of compound.

Description Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
A powerful, fresh and intensely green, grassy odor.
So-called"LEAF ALCOHOL"
Natural Occurrence cis-3-Hexenol has been found in many flowers, fruits, and vegetables, for instance, Carnation, Gardenia, Honeysuckle, Hyacinth, Osmanthus, Apple, Apricot, Cherry, Grape, Kiwi, Lemon, Melon, Mint, Orange, Plum, Strawberry, Corn, Pumpkin, Tomato, Tea, etc.
Use cis-3-Hexenol is used as refreshing top note of delicate floral fragrances, such as Muguet and Lilac.
This material finds considerable use in flavors, for instance, Mint and various fruit complexes.
Registration
CAS NO.
928-96-1
TSCA
listed
EINECS NO.
2131928
FEMA GRAS NO.
2563