Cymbopogon winterianus, ext.
INCI: Cymbopogon winterianus herb oil
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EC No. 294-954-7
CAS No. 91771-61-8
Citronella oil is obtained from the leaves and stems of different species of Cymbopogon (lemongrass). Citronella oil is used as a source of perfumery chemicals, for instance citronellal, citronellol and geraniol. These chemicals are extensively used in soaps, candles, perfumery, cosmetics etc.
Citronella oil has strong antifungal properties and finds popular use as a repellent for insects as well as animals. The high content of citronellal, citronellol and geraniol give the oil its characteristic grassy/floral scent.
This product is supplied in 1kg and 5kg aluminium bottles, 20kg and 25kg fluorinated plastic HDPE drums and 180kg steel drums. Complies with UN packaging group III.
This ingredient is produced for Khush Ingredients in Indonesia. Main harvest periods are highlighted in green:
36 months when stored within advised conditions, re-test every 12 months thereafter for a possible further 24 months.
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