p-Menthane-3,8-diol(CAS 42822-86-6)

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p-Menthane-3,8-diol, also known as para-menthane-3,8-diol, PMD, or menthoglycol. It is an organic compound classified as a diol and a terpinoid.

p-Menthane-3,8-diol is extracted from the essential oil of Eucalyptus citriodora or obtained by emi-synthesis from natural citronellal (from Eucalyptus citriodora oil).

It is used mainly as an insect repellent.


  1. mainly used as insect repellents, especially natural culicifuge
  2. used as food additive to create cooling flavor
  3. used in cosmetics
  4. being one of alcohol organic substances, it can be used as medicine raw material


  • S1335 (GB 2760-2011)



  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place
GHS Hazard Statements
H-Code H226/318
P-Code P210/233/240/241/242/243/280
Response P303+P361+P353 P370+P378 P305+P354+P33 P317
Storage P403+P235
Disposal P501


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Appearance Yellow viscosity liquid or semi solid
Odor Minty, herbaceous, like Eucalyptus aroma
Purity, @GC, % 90 min