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.


Production FacilityWidnes, UK
CAS No.124-19-6
Flavor/Fragrance NotesFloral, rose
Typical Properties
Assay98.0% minimum
ColorColorless to pale yellow
Flash Point69°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
Additivesα-Tocopherol antioxidant
Application GroupApplicationDescriptionNotes
Flavor & Fragrance BlendFragrance ApplicationProvides delicate, rose-like notes for floral compositions and citrus/rose oils.Floral, rose
Household CareFragrance ApplicationProvides flower-wax or petal-like notes, slight lemon nuance, and an aldehydic lift.Rose, waxy-aldehyde, lemon
Personal CareFragrance ApplicationUsed 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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