Product Specification

Product: Melonal, Natural (Organic Compliant)
   Synonyms: 2,6-Dimethyl-5-Heptenal
   Product Number: 0238900NAT
   FEMA Number: 2389
   CAS Number: 106-72-9

Organeoleptic and Physical Properties
   Appearance: Colorless to yellow translucent liquid
   Sensory Properties: Powerful fruity-melon characters.
   Molecular Formula: C9 H16 O
   Molecular Weight: 140.23
   Purity (by G.C.): > 85.0% total isomers
   Specific Gravity @ 25 C: 0.8301 - 0.8801
   Refractive Index @ 20 C: 1.4406 - 1.4486
   Optical Rotation: N/A
   Acid Value: N/A
   Melting Point (C): N/A
   Boiling Point (C): 80
   Flash Point (C) (Closed Cup): 61
   Percent Alcohol (v/v): N/A

Suggested Storage Conditions
  Store at 40 F in tightly sealed original containers. Avoid prolonged exposure to light, heat and air.
Shelf Life: 12 months after the last date of QC approval, or date of shipment, under recommended storage conditions or as otherwise noted.

Additional Data

  Store under Nitrogen Blanket, allow no more than 25% headspace.