Emerald Kalama Chemical

Emerald Kalama Chemical

Kalama® C-9 Aldehyde

Rose, Flower-Wax, Aldehyde Notes

Kalama® C-9 Aldehyde, also known as nonanal, is a powerful and diffusive, waxy-aldehydic fragrance ingredient of moderate tenacity. With delicate, rose-like characteristics and a nuance of lemon, Kalama® C-9 Aldehyde provides “lift” and/or an aldehydic base. It is used in citrus and rose oils and in floral fragrance compositions for home care and personal care.


Attribute Value
Production Facility Widnes, UK
CAS No. 124-19-6
Flavor/Fragrance Notes Floral, rose
Typical Properties
Assay 98.0% minimum
Odor Characteristic
Color Colorless to pale yellow
Appearance Liquid
Flash Point 69°C (156°F)
Refractive Index (20°C) 1.420 – 1.428
Density (20°C) (g/ml) 0.819 – 0.827
Acid Value (mgKOH/g) 5.0 maximum
Additives α-Tocopherol antioxidant
Application Group Application Description Notes
Flavor & Fragrance Blend Fragrance Application Provides delicate, rose-like notes for floral compositions and citrus/rose oils. Floral, rose
Household Care Fragrance Application Provides flower-wax or petal-like notes, slight lemon nuance, and an aldehydic lift. Rose, waxy-aldehyde, lemon
Personal Care Fragrance Application Used in many floral compositions to provide flower-wax or petal-like notes, slight lemon nuance, and an aldehydic character, as well as in citrus/rose oils. Rose, waxy-aldehyde, lemon
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