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Other names :
(Z)-6-Nonenal ; Cis-6-nonenyl aldehyde
Uses in perfumery :
Cis-6-Nonenal is used in reproductions of fruity notes of cucumber, melon, and to bring an aqueous note to fruity accords and perfumes. Also used in violet leaf notes, to provide an aqueous facet.
Natural availability :
Cis-6-Nonenal is one of the main components of the odorous principle of melon and cucumber. It is also found in some fish and in a fruit called pepino dulce.
Year of discovery :
Data not available.
Other comments :
Cis-6-Nonenal, like trans-2-cis-6-Nonadienal, is a very powerful note, with a very low detection threshold. It must therefore be used in dilution in the compositions. In addition, it is more used for melon notes than trans-2-cis-6-Nonadienal, which is more reminiscent of cucumber.
Price Range :
Aldehyde can form their diethylacetal in alcoholic stability, bringing not so much olfactive change, but less efficiency of the ingredient.
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- Molecular formula :
- Molecular Weight :
- 140,23 g/mol
- Density :
- Flash Point :
- Fusion Point :
- Donnée indisponible.
- Appearance :
- Colorless liquid
- Log P :
- Donnée indisponible,
- Boiling Point :
- 87°C (à 25 hPa)
- Detection Threshold :
- De l'ordre du ppb, 10 millionièmes de pourcent
Synthesis route :
Cis-6-Nonenal is synthesized by a catalytic hydrogenation reaction (e. g. platinum catalysis) of 6-nonynal diethyl acetal. The latter is obtained by reaction between sodium ethanolate (obtained by reaction between pure sodium and ethanol) and the latter alkyne. The product obtained as a result of this first synthesis step is then subjected to an acid hydrolysis to obtain the final synthesis product: cis-6-Nonenal.
Synthesis precursor :
Cis-6-nonenal, like all aldehydes, can be used to synthesize Schiff bases, by reaction with Methyl Anthranilate or Indole for example. These reactions often lead to the formation of a very powerful and coloured product.
The trans diastereoisomer of cis-6-Nonenal is much less used in perfumery.
Melonal® is also a position isomer of cis-6-Nonenal. The main chain of Melonal® is shorter, and has two ramifications. The result is a fruity smell, closer to melon, but with similar aqueous accents.
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- Allergens :
- This ingredient does not contain any allergen.
- IFRA :
- This ingredient is not restricted
To learn more about IFRA's standards : https://ifrafragrance.org/safe-use/library
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