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Description of key information

In contact with water the substance will hydrolyse slowly.

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The hydrolysing properties of the reaction mass of citronellyl acetate and neryl acetate and geranyl acetate

were examined in a GLP guideline study with the main component geranyl acetate (59.9%) according to OECD 111. Results show that the substance hydrolyses slowly in contact with water of pH 4, pH 7 and pH 9, respectively (BASF AG, 2010).

Significant reaction products are geraniol at pH 9 as well as an isomer of geraniol at pH 4 and 7.