Citriodiol® is known by other names in different countries

 
 
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  • Citriodiol® is available to all those that require a naturally sourced active ingredient for an insect repellent product
  • Citriodiol®’s main constituent is p-menthane-3,8-diol or PMD, which is naturally present in eucalyptus citriodora oil, but its levels are increased by our production process
  • Citriodiol® goes by many other names. The most common ones, and the respective countries where they are used, are listed below:
    • Oil of lemon Eucalyptus (OLE) – USA (EPA & CDC)
    • Oil of lemon eucalyptus, hydrated, cyclized – Canada (PMRA) * see notes below
    • Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus (hydrated, cyclized) – Australia (APVMA)
    • Eucalyptus citriodora oil, hydrated, cyclized (abbreviated for informal use as EC Oil (H/C)) - European Union
  • The characteristics of Citriodiol® - at room temperature it is a yellow liquid containing white crystals. When heated to 55°C to 60°C the crystals will melt to become homogeneous, and will be a yellow liquid. It has a strong lemon scent.

*  In October 2017 the definition for Citriodiol® was changed by the Canadian authorities from p-menthane-3,8-diol and        related oil of lemon eucalyptus compounds, to the name given above   

 
 

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