Neryl acetate

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Neryl acetate
Skeletal formula of neryl acetate
Ball-and-stick model of the neryl acetate molecule
Names
IUPAC name
(2Z)-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-yl acetate
Systematic IUPAC name
(2Z)-3,7-Dimethylocta-2,6-dien-1-yl ethanoate
Other names
Nerol acetate; Acetic acid neryl ester; cis-Geranyl acetate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.004.964
Properties
C12H20O2
Molar mass 196.29 g·mol−1
Hazards
Flash point 99 °C (210 °F)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Neryl acetate is a chemical compound found in citrus oils. Chemically, it is the acetate ester of nerol. In flavors and perfumery it is used to impart floral and fruity aromas.[2]

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