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Hydroxycitronellal: an indispensable fresh floral muguet ingredient of highest recognition

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Fragrance: Hydroxycitronellal shows a radiant, fresh floral odor reminiscent of lily-of-the valley. This Aroma Chemical is one of the main components for fresh, green, floral compounds like muguet, narcisse or hyacinth.

Flavor: This Aroma Chemical is mainly used in perfumery. Sparingly used in some fruity-floral compositions it underpins the body.

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