Fragrance raw material

Melonal

 5,95 incl. VAT  4,92excl. VAT

Description

Melonal is an aromachemical for use in, for example, perfume, cosmetics, soap, candles and air fresheners.

Attention!

Please read all information below and the general product information before purchasing.
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.

Use

Melonal has a fresh green scent that is reminiscent of melon, violets, but also sea wind and clean laundry. The scent is strong, so you often use very little of this substance. Making a dilution of, for example, 10% in DPG, for example, can therefore be useful. Typical use is in fresh green fragrances, especially those containing fruit or marine scents. You usually use between a trace and 1% of this substance in the fragrance composition. It combines well with fresh scents and fruit scents. It adds a fresh, green, fruity accent. In perfumes it behaves like the other linear aldehydes: it is often present in the top, but evaporates slowly and is therefore strictly speaking a base note. It is stable in many products, including soaps and candles, but not in very acidic products or bleach.

Store in a cool, dry, dark place and out of the reach of children.

Properties

Melonal is a colourless to yellow liquid at room temperature. The purity is at least 85% and the substance has a limited shelf life, replace it at least annually. It occurs in nature, but for use as a fragrance the synthetic version is used.

Technical details

Density: 0,85
Log p: 3,4
Vapour pressure: 151 Pa
Melting point: - 20 °C
Boiling point: 181 °C
Molar mass: 140

Packaging

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

Sustainability

This fragrance can be made from renewable raw materials as well as from petrochemical substances such as petroleum, but unfortunately we do not know which route our substance has taken. The degradability in the environment is reasonable.

Dangers

Melonal is classified as a hazardous substance, with the following characteristics:

WARNING
H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Codes

Item number: 23225
Dutch name: Melonal
EC number: 203-427-2
EU CAS number: 106-72-9
CAS number TSCA: 106-72-9
FEMA number: 2389
INCI: DIMETHYLHEPTENAL

Type

10 ml, 50 ml, 250 g
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