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Citronellyl Formate CAS 141-09-3

Molecular Formula: C11H20O2

Formula Weight: 184.28

ZSpharmac: Citronellyl Formate Raw Material Supplier

Product Name: Citronellyl Formate
CAS No: 141-09-3
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Citronellyl Formate
Other Names:Rhodinyl Formate
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Slightly Yellow Liquid
EINECS No.:205-456-6
Provide:Citronellyl Formate MSDS;
Citronellyl Formate COA

What is Citronellyl Formate?

Citronellyl Formate, whose Chinese name is citronellol formate and whose chemical formula is C12H22O2, is a natural or synthetic ester compound, mainly derived from the esterification reaction of citronellol and formic acid. It has a soft lemon and fruit aroma and is often used as a raw material in the flavor and perfume industry to give products a fresh citrus and herbal aroma. It is especially common when formulating refreshing, green and floral flavors.

In cosmetics and personal care products, Citronellyl Formate is widely used as a fragrance ingredient to provide pleasant fragrance to shampoos, shower gels, skin care products, etc. In addition, due to its stable chemical properties, it can also be used as an auxiliary ingredient in preservatives to a certain extent, helping to enhance the overall performance and sensory experience of the product.

Citronellyl Formate Property

Boiling point 

235 °C(lit.)


0.897 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

refractive index 

n20/D 1.446(lit.)


198 °F


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Citronellyl Formate Uses

Flavors and fragrances industry:
Perfume and cosmetics: Citronelyl Formate is widely used in the preparation of perfumes because of its fresh lemon and herbal aroma, which increases the natural and clear feel of the product. It is often used in the design of fresh, citrus and green leaf fragrance fragrances. At the same time, it is also used as a fragrance raw material in personal care products such as shampoo, shower gel, skin care products and oral care products to provide a pleasant olfactory experience.

Daily chemical products:
Household cleaning products: In household cleaners, detergents and other products, Citronellyl Formate can be used as a deodorant or aroma additive to add a fresh and pleasant fragrance to the product and improve consumer satisfaction.

Food and Beverage Industry:
Food Additive: In some countries and regions, Citronellyl Formate may be used in the food industry as a component of food flavoring to flavor foods and beverages to increase their natural lemon and herbal taste.

Pharmaceuticals and health products:
Although not a mainstream use, in some specific drugs and health products, Citronellyl Formate may be used to mask the bitter or other unpleasant taste of drugs and improve patient compliance.

Features of Citronelyl Formate

Chemical structure and properties:
The chemical formula of Citronellyl Formate is C12H22O2, which is an ester compound formed by the esterification of citronellol (a compound naturally found in certain plant essential oils) and formic acid.
The compound is a colorless to light yellow liquid with a typical lemon and herbal aroma, and has certain volatility and stability.

Aroma characteristics:
Citronellyl Formate has a distinctive scent of lemongrass or citronella, which smells fresh and natural, similar to the aroma of lemons, citrus fruits and herbs. It is one of the important ingredients in fragrance preparation.

Solubility and Compatibility:
Citronelyl Formate has good solubility in alcohols, ethers and various other organic solvents, and is easily miscible with other fragrances and cosmetic ingredients.

Application features:
In cosmetics and personal care products, Citronellyl Formate is used as a fragrance raw material to provide fresh lemon aroma to the products. It is often used in perfumes, soaps, shower gels, shampoos, skin creams, oral care products, etc.
Due to its unique aroma characteristics, Citronelyl Formate is also used in food and beverages as a flavoring to add flavor to the product.
In some cases, Citronelyl Formate may also have some antiseptic effect based on its inhibitory effect on certain microorganisms, but this is not its primary use.


National Center for Biotechnology Information (2024). PubChem Compound Summary for CID 61092, Rhodinyl formate. Retrieved March 29, 2024 from https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Rhodinyl-formate.

As a company specializing in the production and supply of Palm Kernel Oil raw materials, we are committed to providing customers with high-quality products and preferential prices. We have rich experience and technology to ensure product quality and stable supply. No matter where you are, we can provide you with the Citronelyl Formate raw materials you need to support your production and research and development.

We always adhere to the principle of honest operation, strictly control product quality, and serve every customer with a customer-first attitude. Over the years, we have established good cooperative relationships with customers at home and abroad and won their trust and praise.

If you have needs or are interested in our products, please contact our service staff directly, we will wholeheartedly provide you with the best quality services and products. Looking forward to cooperating with you and developing together!

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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