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Substance Name: Geraniol
RN: 106-24-1
UNII: L837108USY
InChIKey: GLZPCOQZEFWAFX-JXMROGBWSA-N

Note

  • Nerol is cis isomer of geraniol; used in perfumery.

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H18-O

Molecular Weight

  • 154.251
 

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Insect Attractant, Repellent and Chemosterilant
  • Skin / Eye Irritant

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Geraniol

Synonyms

  • (E)-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-ol
  • (E)-Geraniol
  • (E)-Nerol
  • 2,6-Octadien-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, (E)-
  • 2,6-Octadien-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, trans-
  • 2-trans-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-ol
  • 3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-ol, (E)-
  • 3,7-Dimethyl-trans-2,6-octadien-1-ol
  • 4-01-00-02277 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-00206
  • beta-Geraniol
  • BRN 1722456
  • CCRIS 7243
  • EC 203-377-1
  • EINECS 203-377-1
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 597501
  • FEMA No. 2507
  • Geraniol
  • Geraniol (natural)
  • Geraniol alcohol
  • Geraniol Extra
  • Geranyl alcohol
  • HSDB 484
  • Lemonol
  • NSC 9279
  • trans-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-ol
  • Trans-3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadien-8-ol
  • trans-Geraniol
  • UNII-L837108USY

Systematic Names

  • 2,6-Octadien-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, (2E)-
  • 2,6-Octadien-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, (E)-
  • Geraniol

Superlist Names

  • 2,6-Octadien-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, (E)-
  • Geraniol

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 106-24-1

FDA UNII

  • L837108USY

Other Registry Numbers

  • 491611-08-6
  • 8007-13-4

System Generated Number

  • 0000106241

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C10H18O/c1-9(2)5-4-6-10(3)7-8-11/h5,7,11H,4,6,8H2,1-3H3/b10-7+

InChIKey

GLZPCOQZEFWAFX-JXMROGBWSA-N

Smiles

C(\CC\C=C(\C)C)(=C\CO)C

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intramuscular 4gm/kg (4000mg/kg)   Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Section C: Biological Sciences. Vol. 21, Pg. 342, 1962.
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 1090mg/kg (1090mg/kg) PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE Sapporo Igaku Zasshi. Sapporo Medical Journal. Vol. 3, Pg. 73, 1952.
rabbit LD50 skin > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 881, 1974.
rabbit LDLo intravenous 50mg/kg (50mg/kg)   Nippon Yakurigaku Zasshi. Japanese Journal of Pharmacology. Vol. 58, Pg. 394, 1962.
rat LD50 oral 3600mg/kg (3600mg/kg) SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): HAIR: OTHER

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

BEHAVIORAL: COMA
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 2, Pg. 327, 1964.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -1.50E+01 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 230 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 3.56 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 100 mg/L 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 5.89E-05 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.80E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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