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Hexenal trans-2

The odour of trans-2-hexenal is very powerful fresh, green, and crushed apple seed like. It has a strong, distinctive aroma that is often described as being similar to freshly cut grass, green leaves, and herbs. It can be used to add a fresh, green, and herbaceous note. Best used as a 1% or 10% dilution.

US$ 0.21 /gram
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The odour and uses of Hexenal trans-2
Odour=> green fruity unripe banana vegetable apple Powerful green-fruity pungent vegetable-like odor pungent in high concentrations almost acrylic-sharp but pleasant fruity and fresh-green in dilutions below 0 strongly leafy green, slightly spicy, bitter almond-like
Perfume-Uses=> Apricot Plum Mirabelle Plum Floral In Delecate Floral And Fruity Topnote-complexes, Delicate-florals, Topnotes, Orange, poor tenacity, moderately alkali-stable in traces as green top-note for floral perfumes
Vegetable, Nut, Strawberry, Banana, Apple, Apricot, Plum, Pear, Berry, Cucumber, Strawberry
Blends-well-with=> Artificial Ess. Oils,


$GA : Propyl Acrolein, Beta- : Leaf Aldehyde : Beta-propylacrolein : Hexen-2-al : Trans-2-hexenal : Hexenal, Trans-2- : beta Propyl acrolein : alpha beta Hexylenic aldehyde : trans-2-hexenal : trans-2-Hexenal : (E)-2-Hexenal :Leaf aldehyde : PerfumersWorld


Product Hexenal trans-2
Physical State colorless liquid


CAS No. 6728-26-3
FEMA 2560
IFRA Status / EU Allergens / MSDS / COA
Safety Notes

Perfumery Applications

Typical usage in perfume compounds


Application Suitability

Used in these perfume types but not limited to them.


9 = Very Good Performance

8 = Good Performance

7 = Reasonable performance

6 = Fair performance

5 = Mediocre performance

4 = Slight stability problems

3 = Discoloration Problems

2 = Stability problems

1 = Major problems

0 = Not recommended for use

Important Notes:

End application data applies to experiments carried out by the authors or extrapolated from those experiments using computer algorithms. As application product formulations vary widely this information is only a general guide.

Full testing by both perfumers- flavorists and end users is the only proven method to ensuring a perfume or flavours safety- strength- suitability- stability and success.

Legislation and regulations vary widely and change with time so it is your duty to check this.

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Anti-perspirants/Deo 6
Creams and Lotions 9
Lipsticks 9
Talcum Powder 9
Tablet Soap 6
Liquid Soap 6
Shampoo 6
Hair Conditioner 6
Bath/Shower Gel 6
Cold Wave 1
Acid Cleaner 1
Ammonia 4
Chlorine 1
Detergent Powder 6
Liquid Detergent 6
Fabric Softener 6
Candles 7
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Incense 8