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CAS: 111-71-7
EC: 203-898-4
REACH: 01-2119511471-52-0000
Product overview

Oleris® n-Heptaldehyde is a bio-based, saturated, 100% linear aldehyde from a renewable castor oil source. Suitable for use in innovative sustainable design.

Geographic availability
  • Worldwide

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Jan 30 2024
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Arkema and its partners publish Year 7 impacts for ‘Pragati’, the world’s first sustainable castor bean program

Over 7,000 farmers are now certified by the implementation program, individual farmer yield has ...
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Chemical name : n-Heptaldehyde
Common name : n-Heptanal, n-Heptylic aldehyde, Oenanthol, Heptanaldehyde, Aldehyde C-7, Enanthal, Heptyl aldehyde



Features and Certifications

  • 100% linear chain saturated aldehyde
  • High purity
  • Carbon neutral (ISO 14040)
  • 100% castor oil origin
  • 100% degree of Natural Origin (ISO16128:2016-Annex C)
  • KOSHER and HALAL certified
  • GMO and BSE-TSE free
  • Conforms to the COSMOS Standard, Raw Material verified by ECOCERT GREENLIFE for use in formulations for cosmetics

  • For chemical intermediate use only

Arkema is a Founding Member of Pragati:
The World's First Sustainable Castor Program

The goal of the Pragati project is to enable sustainable castor crop production.


Used as a 100% bio-based, sustainable, carbon-neutral building block where the following properties might be needed:

  • High purity 
  • 100% linearity

Some applications include: 

  • Fragrances and flavors industry (α-amylcinnamaldehyde, 2-heptylcyclopentanone, δ-dodecalactone, cyclic & linear acetals, etc.)
  • Synthesis of bio-based agrochemicals
  • Synthesis of curing agent used in polymer processing
  • Fine chemistry (acetals, etc.)

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