Dihydromyrcenol

Products & Informations

Dihydromyrcenol appears liquid, has lavender odor, and smells similar as lemon. There are two methods of manufacture. One is in chlorination by Dihydromyrcene, and hydrolyzed in alkaline water. The other method is esterifying Dihydromyrcene by acetic acid or formic acid, with saponification and hydrolyzation can produce Dihydromyrcenol (Germany Patent: 1668280)

Soviet spice experts had been researched the flavor quality in mixtures of Dihydromyrcenol and Myrcenyl Acetate. Results of study shown that, when the contents of Myrcenyl acetate above 10%, Dihydromyrcenol had the best flavor quality. Today, Dihydromyrcenol is widely used in flavor of daily chemicals, especially soaps, the contents can be up to 20%.

APPLICATIONS & USES

  • flavor of daily chemicals, especially soaps

Toxicological Information

LD50 oral, rat 3.6g/kg min
LD50 dermal, rabbit 5g/kg min

Packaging

Storage

  • do not store in close proximity to excessive heat, open flames, strong acids or strong bases.Store in cool place
  • keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place

Remark

The above information is believed to be accurate and presents the best explanation currently available to us. We assume no liability resulting from above content. The technical standards are formulated and revised by customers’ requirement and us, if there are any changes, the latest specification will be executed and confirmed in the contract.

SALES SPECIFICATIONS

Appearance Colorless liquid
Odor Lemon, lavender
Color No.4 max
Purity, G.C., % 99 min
Refractive Index, @ n20/D 1.439 to 1.443
Acid Value, mgKOH/g 1.0 max
Solubility, @ 25°C Soluble in 4~6 volumes of 55% alcohol