Linalool is a terpene (organic compound) alcohol found naturally in many flowers, fruits and spice plants including mint, cinnamon, laurel and citrus fruits. Its pleasant floral-spice fragrance have made it a popular ingredient in many perfumes, soaps and body care products.
Other names: B-linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, p-linalool, allo-ocimenol, 3,7-dimethyl-1,6-octadien-3-ol
Linalool is considered a low hazard to health, although some people may be sensitive to this ingredient. While it is a best-in-class chemical and among the safest available for this particular function, we consider this an area for safer chemistry innovation.