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Product Description


Note - Citral is a term used to describe a mixture of cis- and trans- isomers of the same molecule. The individual isomers are known as Neral and Geranial.


  • Appearance:  Colorless liquid
  • Organoleptic:  Lemon, Sweet, Tart, Juicy
  • CAS Registry Number: 5392-40-5
  • FEMA Number: 2303
  • Other names: Citral; 3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadienal; Citral,c&t; cis,trans-Citral; NCI-C56348; 3,7-Dimethyl-1,2,6-octadienal; cis-Citral; Citral (cis and trans); Citral acis-3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadienal; Lemarome n; Neral; Z-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadiene-1-al; (2E)-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadienal; 3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadiene-1-al; 3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-al


SKU: CHCitral
  • Specification Value 
    Purity 99%+
    Primary Bio-Activity Anti-microbial
    Chemical Class Monoterpene aldehyde
    Molecular Formula C10H16O
    Molecular Weight 152.24
    Boiling Point @ 1atm 228 - 229°C
    Flash Point 90°C
    Optical Rotation Not optically active
    Specific Gravity @ 25ºC 0.885-0.891
    Refractive Index @ 20ºC 1.486-1.489
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