Kalama® C-8 Aldehyde FCC is an important flavor and fragrance agent for a variety of applications, such as soaps, detergents, creams, light fragrances, and eau de parfums. As a fragrance compound, it brings a citrus character in personal care, household care, artificial citrus oils, and perfumery. Its pungent odor becomes citrus-like on dilution.
Kalama® C-8 Aldehyde FCC is used as a flavoring agent in foods, such as baked goods, candy, ice cream, and gelatins. At 25 ppm, it provides a green flavor with an orange-peel citrus note. Kalama® C-8 Aldehyde is also known as octanal, octyl aldehyde, and caprylic aldehyde and is an FDA GRAS ingredient (21 CFR §172.515).
|Production Facility||Kalama, WA, USA|
|Color||Colorless to light yellow|
|Flash Point||54°C (129°F)|
|Refractive Index (20°C)||1.417 – 1.425|
|Specific Gravity (25°C)||0.810 – 0.830|
|Acid Value (mgKOH/g)||5.0 maximum|