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Kalama® C-8 Aldehyde FCC

Citrus notes

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).


Attribute Value
Production Facility Kalama, WA, USA
CAS No. 124-13-0
Flavor/Fragrance Notes Citrus
Typical Properties
Assay 97.0% minimum
Odor Characteristic
Color Colorless to light yellow
Appearance Liquid
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
Application Group Application Description Notes
Flavor & Fragrance Blend Fragrance Application Fragrance ingredient also known as octanal, octyl aldehyde, and caprylaldehyde Citrus
Food Flavor Application Flavoring agent for baked goods, candy, ice cream, and gelatins Citrus
Household Care Fragrance Application Fragrance used in detergents Citrus
Personal Care Fragrance Application Used in perfumery to create citrus notes, including eau de parfums and artificial citrus oils, as well as in soaps Citrus
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