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cis-3-Hexenyl acetate

Product identification

Chemical name: 3-Hexen-1-ol acetate

Synonyms: Leaf acetate

Density: 0.897 g/mL @ 20 °C

CAS No.: 3681-71-8

EINECS No.: 222-960-1

Empirical formula: C8H12O2

Molecular mass: 142.2g/mol



Appearance: colourless to light yellow liquid

Odour: A powerful, fresh and intensely green, grassy odor.

Assay (GC, area %): min. 98.0%



Soluble in all common organic solvents, and slightly soluble in water.


Stability and storage

Is sensitive to air, heat, light and humidity. The product may be stored for 12 months from the date of manufacture in the unopened original container and at a temperature below 25 °C.



As a fragrance ingredient.



This product is safe for the intended use. Avoid ingestion or direct contact by applying suitable protective measures and personal hygiene.

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