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 (săn′tə-lôl′, -lōl′, -lŏl′)
A colorless liquid, C15H24O, occurring in two isomeric forms, obtained from sandalwoods of the genus Santalum and used in perfumes and cosmetics and as a flavoring.

[New Latin Santalum, sandalwood genus (from Medieval Latin santalum, sandalwood; see sandal2) + -ol(e).]


(Chemistry) a liquid from sandalwood used in making perfume
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Alcohol constituents include linalol, menthol, borneol, santalol, nerol, citronellol, and geranio1.
Its constituents are Santalol, a mixture of isomers assessed with terpene alcohols sesquiterpenes at different boiling points.
Santalol is a fragrance ingredient used in decorative cosmetics, fine fragrances, shampoos, toilet soaps and other toiletries as well as in non-cosmetic products such as household cleaners and detergents.