• A.C.S. International
  • Bedoukian Research
    • Bedoukian Research, Inc.
      Constantly Improving
      Working closely with our customers to meet their requirements.
      Paul Bedoukian founded the company to fill a niche as a supplier of high quality specialty aroma and flavor ingredients. In 1975 the company began manufacturing insect pheromones which are chemically similar to flavor and fragrance ingredients. Today, Bedoukian Research offers more than 450 Aroma Chemicals and 50 Insect Pheromones, while also providing custom manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and specialty chemical industries.
      US Email: Customer Service
      US Voice: 1-203-830-4000
      US Fax: 1-203-830-4010
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      280 AQUAFLOR
      Imparts a powerful, fresh, watery, and ozonic effect combined with fruity floral undertones. Works extremely well in citrus, floral, and herbal compositions for air fresheners and personal care products.
      Excellent for imparting fresh notes to apple, raspberry, dragonfruit, watermelon, winter melon, and other types of fruit flavors. Has fresh watery notes also useful for seafood flavors.
  • Liaison Carbone
    • Liaison Carbone
      Unusual Raw Materials
      Expanding the pallet of avid amateur-perfumers.
      This website is the result of my own attempts at getting hold of aroma chemicals that were hard to come by. At least in the amounts required by hobbyists. My goal is to offer an ever-changing portfolio of fairly unusual raw materials in order to continuously expand the pallet of avid amateur-perfumers.
      Email: Info
      Email: Sales
      Voice: +49 30 246 304 18
      AQUAFLOR N° 280
  • O'Laughlin Industries
    • O'Laughlin Industries Inc.
      Manufacturer of Aroma
      Leading the Flavor and Fragrance Industry since 1980.
      O'Laughlin was established in 1980 by its owner and chief executive Michael O'Laughlin, when he moved to Beijing, China and established a small office. Since then it has grown to be a world class producer of chemicals, with significant production facilities in China, and distribution and sales in all major world markets.
      Email: Sales
      US Email: Joe Schreiber
      Voice: (852) 2527-1031
      Fax: (852) 2529-0231
      US Voice: (973) 376-4600
      US Fax: (973) 376-4630
  • Penta International
    • Penta International Corporation
      Chemistry innovation
      At Penta, our products and services help businesses do business better.
      For over 30 years, Penta Manufacturing Company has played a growing role in worldwide chemistry innovations and applications. As an industry leader, Penta continues to pioneer chemistry-based solutions for practically every area of commerce. Our products and expertise have helped fuel technical advances in dozens of commercial applications including flavoring, coloring, fragrances and chemical processes.
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      US Voice: (973) 740-2300
      US Fax: (973) 740-1839
      13-20510 6-METHOXY-2,6-DIMETHYL HEPTANAL, Kosher, Halal
  • Taytonn
      Supplying Asia Pacific
      We fully understand the demands of the F&F industry and we endeavour to supply quality products, with ready availability and a personalised service.
      Since 2001 TAYTONN has been distributing key ingredients to the Fragrance and Flavor industry in Asia. We work closely with customers, principals and vendors. Together we forecast demand and match it with supply of aroma chemicals, essential oils and natural isolates & extracts. Sourced from around the world, our F&F ingredient inventory in Singapore is ready to ship to any location in Asia and beyond. Time and again, we help our principals introduce new discoveries to the F&F market - stimulating creativity and bringing value added proposition to our customers.
      Email: Info
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      Voice: + 65 - 6861 8113
      Fax: + 65 - 6861 8115
  • The John D. Walsh Company
    • The John D. Walsh Company, Inc
      Suppliers Since 1942
      Supplying the fragrance and flavor industry with high quality products.
      The John D. Walsh Company, Inc. has evolved from its beginnings as an agent/broker into a distributor of essential oils, aroma chemicals, concretes and absolutes. We currently represent the following companies, as their North American distributor: Destilerias Munoz Galvez, S.A. International Flavors & Fragrances PFW Aroma Chemicals B.V. Innospec Widnes Limited Hydrodiffusion de Guatemala, S. A. DSM Nutritional Products The John D. Walsh Company, Inc. is proud to be a founding member of IFEAT, an active member of IFRA, North America, and a corporate sponsor of the WFFC.
      Email: Information
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      Email: Firmenich Flavor inquiries
      Voice: 973-962-1400
      Fax: 973-962-1557
      Firmenich Flavor Phone:973-962-1888
      Firmenich Flavor Fax:973-962-1898
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6-methoxy-2,6-dimethylheptanal (Click)
CAS Number: 62439-41-2
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg: 263-545-5
Nikkaji Web: J307.044A
XlogP3-AA: 1.80 (est)
Molecular Weight: 172.26780000
Formula: C10 H20 O2
NMR Predictor: Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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FEMA Number: 4745  ()-6-methoxy-2,6-dimethylheptanal
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow clear viscous liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity: 0.89100 to 0.89500 @  20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.423 to  7.456
Refractive Index: 1.43200 to 1.43500 @  20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 219.00 to  220.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure: 0.119000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 190.00 °F. TCC ( 87.78 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.856 (est)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: floral
Odor Strength: medium
 floral  fruity  watery  citrus  melon  green  
Odor Description:
at 100.00 %. 
floral fruity watery citrus melon green
Luebke, William tgsc, (1995)
 fruity  juicy  watery  
Taste Description:
fruity juicy watery
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Cosmetic Information:
CosIng: cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
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A.C.S. International
Methoxy Melonal
Odor: floral fruity citrus melon green
Operational Capabilities
Associate Allied Chemicals
Methoxy Melonal
Odor: Citrus, Floral, Fruity notes and Watery Melon
Bedoukian Research
Odor: Strong, diffusive, ozonic, muguet, watery, marine, with a hint of fruit
Use: Imparts a powerful, fresh, watery, and ozonic effect combined with fruity floral undertones. Works extremely well in citrus, floral, and herbal compositions for air fresheners and personal care products.
Flavor: Fresh, fruity, juicy, melon, watery
Excellent for imparting fresh notes to apple, raspberry, dragonfruit, watermelon, winter melon, and other types of fruit flavors. Has fresh watery notes also useful for seafood flavors.
CG Herbals
Methoxy Melonal
Liaison Carbone
O'Laughlin Industries
Organica Aromatics
NLT 90%(Sum of isomers)
Penta International
Odor: Citrus, Floral, Fruity
The John D. Walsh Company
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Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rabbit LD50  10000 mg/kg

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for methoxymelonal usage levels up to:
  1.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 26
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 15.0000018.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 3.000006.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: 200.00000200.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 15.0000019.00000
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: 9.0000012.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 6.000006.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: 5.000005.00000
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 5.000005.00000
snack foods: --
soft candy: 6.000006.00000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
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Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 62439-41-2
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS): Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary : 112491
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
Chemidplus: 0062439412
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NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 62439-41-2
Pubchem (cid): 112491
Pubchem (sid): 135069994
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Other Information:
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos: The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc: Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC): Periodic Table of the Elements
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database): Search
Export Tariff Code: 2912.49.9500
ChemSpider: View
Read: Under the conditions of intended use - New developments in the FEMA GRAS program and the safety assessment of flavor ingredients
Read: A GRAS assessment program for flavor ingredients
Read: Sensory testing for flavorings with modifying properties. Food Technology
Read: Criteria for the safety evaluation of flavoring substances
Read: A procedure for the safety evaluation of natural flavor complexes used as ingredients in food: essential oils
Read: FEMA Expert Panel: 30 Years of safety evaluation for the flavor industry
Read: Consumption ratio and food predominance of flavoring materials
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Potential Blenders and core components note
 acetal 318FR
1-acetyl cyclohexyl acetateFL
isoamyl 2-methyl butyrateFL/FR
isoamyl 3-(2-furan) propionateFL/FR
 amyl angelateFL
isoamyl angelateFL/FR
alpha-amyl cinnamaldehydeFL/FR
para-anisyl formateFL/FR
 benzaldehyde / methyl anthranilate schiff's baseFR
 benzyl acetateFL/FR
 benzyl acetoacetateFL/FR
 benzyl cinnamateFL/FR
 benzyl formateFL/FR
 berry hexanoateFR
isobutyl anthranilateFL/FR
isobutyl furyl propionateFL/FR
2-butyl thiopheneFL
 butyl undecylenateFL/FR
 chamomile isobutyrateFR
 chamomile propionateFR
 chamomile valerateFR
 cinnamyl formateFL/FR
 citronellyl acetateFL/FR
 citronellyl butyrateFL/FR
 citronellyl hexanoateFL/FR
 citronellyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 citronellyl propionateFL/FR
(E)-citronellyl tiglateFL/FR
 clary propyl acetateFR
 cumin acetaldehydeFL/FR
2-cyclohexyl cyclohexanoneFR
2-decalinyl acetateFR
 decyl vinyl etherFR
2,4-difurfuryl furanFL
 dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetateFL/FR
S-(2,5-dimethyl-3-furyl) ethane thioateFL
 eriocephalus punctulatus flower oilFR
 ethyl 2-furoateFL
 ethyl levulinateFL/FR
4-ethyl octanoic acidFL/FR
 floral nitrileFR
 floral pyranolFR
 fresh nitrileFR
 geranyl oxyacetaldehydeFR
 green carboxylateFR
 green heptenalFR
 heptanal (aldehyde C-7)FL/FR
 heptyl isobutyrateFL/FR
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl isovalerateFL/FR
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl oxyacetaldehydeFR
 hexoxyacetaldehyde dimethyl acetalFR
 marine carbonitrileFR
 marine decadienalFR
 marine hexaneFR
 marine pyridineFR
 melon carboxaldehydeFR
 melon heptenalFL/FR
 manzanate (Givaudan)FL/FR
 menthadienyl formateFR
3-mercaptohexyl acetateFL/FR
ortho-methoxybenzyl ethyl etherFR
 methyl (Z)-3-hexenoateFL/FR
 methyl 4-phenyl butyrateFL
 methyl acetoacetateFL/FR
 methyl benzyl acetate (mixed ortho-,meta-,para-)FL/FR
 methyl cyclogeranateFR
 methyl decanoateFL/FR
 methyl dihydrojasmonateFL/FR
alpha-methyl iononeFL/FR
alpha-isomethyl ionone (90% min.)FL/FR
 methyl ionyl acetateFL/FR
 methyl isobutyrateFL/FR
para-methyl phenoxyacetaldehydeFR
 muguet carboxaldehydeFR
 myrmac aldehydeFR
(1S,5R)-myrtenyl acetateFL/FR
(E,Z)-3,6-nonadien-1-yl acetateFL/FR
3,6-nonadien-1-yl acetateFL/FR
3-nonanon-1-yl acetateFL/FR
 ocean carboxaldehydeFR
 ocean propanalFL/FR
 ocean propanal / methyl anthranilate schiff's baseFR
 orris rhizome concrete butter (iris pallida)FL/FR
 ozone propanalFR
 petitgrain lemon oilFL/FR
 phenethyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 phenethyl isovalerateFL/FR
 phenoxyacetaldehyde 50% in benzyl alcoholFR
1-phenyl propyl butyrateFL/FR
2-phenyl propyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 propyl 2,4-decadienoateFL/FR
isopropyl benzoateFL/FR
isopropyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 rhubarb pyranFR
 rose undeceneFR
 savin wood oil (juniperus phoenicea)FL/FR
 terpinyl valerateFL/FR
 tetrahydroionyl acetateFR
 tropical iononeFL/FR
 watermelon ketoneFR
 woody hepteneFR
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Potential Uses:
 lilac lilas syringaFR
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Natural Occurrence in: note
 not found in nature
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 aquaflor (Bedoukian)
 heptanal, 6-methoxy-2,6-dimethyl-
 methoxy melolal
 methoxy melonal
 methoxy melonol
6-methoxy-2,6-dimethyl heptan-1-al
6-methoxy-2,6-dimethyl heptanal
 methoxydimethyl heptanal
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Soluble in:
 water, 624.2 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
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