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

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.