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(organic chemistry)
(CH3)2CCH(CH2)2C(CH3)CHCH2OH A colorless to pale-yellow liquid, an alcohol and a terpene, boiling point 230°C; soluble in alcohol and ether, insoluble in water; used in perfumery and flavoring.



an organic compound, C10H180; a pale yellow liquid with an odor similar to that of roses. Boiling point, 229°-230° C; density, 0.889 g/cm3 (20° C); refractive index, Geraniol 1.4766. Geraniol is insoluble in water but soluble in ethanol and ether.

Geraniol is a constituent of rose, geranium, and certain other essential oils. It can be produced synthetically by selective hydrogenation of citral or by isomerization of linalool by heating with acetic anhydride. Geraniol is used in perfume formulas and for perfuming soap.

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The second chapter focuses on geraniol end-uses, the third one gives summary on a number of patents.
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