National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Citronellol - M980011


CASRN: 106-22-9

Formula: C10-H20-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Cephrol
  • Rhodinol

Known Uses

Used as a fragrance & flavoring material. Also used as a starting material for citronellyl esters & for hydroxydihydocitronellol. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A55337)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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