Geranyl Acetate

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Geranyl Acetate is an organic compound that occurs in a wide range of essential oils, including geranium, lemon, and palmarosa. It offers a sweet, floral, and slightly fruity aroma, reminiscent of roses with a hint of citrus. In the world of fragrances, it's appreciated for its versatility, adding a clean, uplifting floral note to various scent compositions.

Utilized in floral, fruity, and fresh fragrances. It blends well with other components to create a rich, multi-dimensional scent, often contributing to the heart or body of the fragrance.

IUPAC Name: [(2E)-3,7-dimethylocta-2,6-dienyl] acetate
CAS Number: 105-87-3
Molecular Formula: C12H20O2
Molecular Weight: 196.29 g/mol
Boiling Point: 468 °F (242 °C)
Melting Point: < 25 °C
Class: Ester
Use/s: Scent
1: GERANYL ACETATE 2: Geraniol acetate 3: Geranyl ethanoate 4: Acetic acid, geraniol ester 5: trans-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-yl acetate 6: Geranyl acetate A 7: trans-Geraniol acetate 8: [(2E)-3,7-dimethylocta-2,6-dienyl] acetate 9: Acetic acid, geranyl ester
Chemist Says
Geranyl acetate is a clear colorless liquid with an odor of lavender. (NTP, 1992)
Scent: Lavender
Scent profile
Scent profiles are inherently subjective and can significantly differ among individuals, and may also be influenced by the conditions at the time of evaluation. The information provided here is a synthesis of data from diverse sources, including books, cross-references, artificial intelligence analyses, and chemical research sites, aiming to present a comprehensive overview. We've distilled this information to highlight the most frequently observed scent profiles for each molecule or compound, offering a generalized perspective.

1: Sweet, Floral, Fruity
2: Floral, Rosy, Fruity
3: Rose, Green, Lavender Undertones
4: Odor of lavender
5: Rose, fruity, with a sweet, geranium-like character

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Geranyl Acetate Mass Spectrometry