formula: C10H18O; CAS Registry Number: 106-24-1
Structure of geraniol
Source: PubChem
Identifier: 637566

Used as fragrance in many products

Geraniol is used as fragrance in many products, e.g. fragrances, cosmetic products and pharmaceuticals. Geraniol can be found in essential oils but is also produced through biotechnological processes.

Geraniol is a sensitizing agent and has to be listed on the cosmetic product when used.



  • Student groups with an even number of female and male students at the age of 20 to 29.

Sampling area

Sampling period

2004 - 2018