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C-6 Aldehyde FCC

Kalama® C-6 Aldehyde  (also known as hexyl aldehyde or caproaldehyde) is used as the raw material (along with benzaldehyde) for butyl cinnamic aldehyde and in various flavor applications.

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Attribute Value
Specifications
Production Facility Kalama, WA, USA
CAS No. 66-25-1
Flavor/Fragrance Notes Fruity
Typical Properties
Assay 97.0% minimum
Odor Characteristic
Color Almost Colorless
Appearance Liquid
Flash Point 29C (85F)
Refractive Index (20C) 1.402 - 1.407
Specific Gravity (25C) 0.808 - 0.817
Acid Value (mgKOH/g) 5.0 maximum
Additives Available stabilize with α-Tocopherol antioxidant
Application Group Application Description   Notes
Flavor & Fragrance Blend Fragrance Application Also known as hexanal or caproaldehyde Fruity, slightly grassy
Food Flavor Application Used as the raw material (along with benzaldehyde) for butyl cinnamic aldehyde and in various flavor applications Fruity
Personal Care Fragrance Application Brings fruity and slightly grassy, fatty-green odor that is reminiscent of unripe fruit at low concentrations. Used in perfumery where fruity notes are desired, such as in apple and strawberry aromas and in orange and lemon oils. Fruity

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