Active Ingredient History

Hydroxycitronellal is a perfume ingredient with a medium strength floral scent, reminiscent of lily and sweet tropical melon. It is produced synthetically from naturally occurring scent chemical citronellal. It is on the CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 list of synthetic flavoring substances and adjuvants. Hydroxycitronellal is banned in the European Union because of its toxic properties. Hydroxycitronellal is an allergen. Hydroxycitronellal has being shown to consistently modulate CCR5, CCL27, CCL2 and CCR7 in immature dendritic cells. Hydroxycitronellal is a TRPM8 agonist.   NCATS

  • Mol. Mass: 172.2646
  • ALogP: Missing data
  • ChEMBL Molecules: Missing data
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