Skip to Content


Pronunciation: hep'ta-nal

Definition: A constituent of many artificial essences (flavors) obtained from the ricinoleic acid of castor oil by chemical means; used in the manufacture of ethyl oenanthate.

Synonym(s): enanthal, oenanthal

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.