Canthoxal (IFF)

 5,95 incl. VAT  4,92excl. VAT


Canthoxal (IFF) is an aromachemical for use in, for example, perfume, cosmetics, soap and air fresheners.


Please read all information below and general product information before purchase.
Not intended for use in food, vape liquids or other internal use. Intended to be mixed with other fragrances: on its own, the scent can be dull or even unpleasant.
Do not use undiluted on the skin: it is a raw material, not a finished product.


Canthoxal (IFF) has a fresh scent reminiscent of lily of the valley, blossoms, clean laundry. The scent is not particularly strong, undiluted use is usual. Typical use is in floral accords and water fragrances. You usually use between 0,1% and 5% of this substance in the fragrance composition. It combines well with citrus, anise flowers and spices. It adds a light water-fresh aspect to the fragrance. In perfumes it is mainly a top to middle note, it is stable in many products, including soap.

Keep cool, dry, dark and out of the reach of children.


Canthoxal (IFF) is a colourless to slightly yellow liquid at room temperature. The purity is at least 97% and the substance has a fairly long shelf life. It does not occur in nature, it is a synthetic substance. The manufacturer is the American IFF.

Technical details

Density: 1,07
Logp: 2,1
Vapor pressure: 0,3 Pa
Melting point: - 20 °C
Boiling point: 263 °C
Molar mass: 178


The 10 and 50 ml packaging is made of brown glass with a black cap. The 250 g package is aluminium with a white cap. Closure is always with normal sealing caps, for dosing small amounts we recommend the use of plastic pipettes.


This fragrance is made from petrochemicals such as petroleum. The degradability in the environment is reasonable, but the substance can cause damage to the environment.


Canthoxal (IFF) is classified as a hazardous substance, with the following characteristics:

H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation.
H412 - Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.


Article number: 23215
Dutch name: Canthoxal (IFF)
EC number: 226-749-5
CAS number EU: 5462-06-6
CAS Number TSCA: 5462-06-6


10 ml, 50 ml, 250 g