citralCitral

Citral a (trans form) and citral b (cis form) are terpene aldehydes, colorless liquids, components of many essential oils that have a strong lemon and verbena odor.

mixture of cis/trans-isomers
Molecular formula:
C10H16O
Molecular weight:
152.24
CAS Registry Number:
5392-40-5
Density:
0.888
Boiling point:
229 °C
Refractive index, nD:
1.4876 (20 °C)
Beilstein:
1,753, I 390, II 811, III 353, IV 3569

3D Molecular Model

citral 3D

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Burkhard Kirste, 1994-08-19, 1998-02-03