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(1S,2R,5S)-(+)-Menthol

99%

Synonym: (+)-Menthol, (1S,2R,5S)-2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol

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Properties

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vapor pressure   0.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   NOOLISFMXDJSKH-AEJSXWLSSA-N
assay   99%
optical activity   [α]23/D +48°, c = 10 in ethanol
optical purity   ee: 96% (GLC)
bp   103-104 °C/9 mmHg(lit.)
mp   43-44 °C(lit.)
Gene Information   human ... UGT1A4(54657)

Description

Packaging

10, 50 g in glass bottle

Application

(1S,2R,5S)-(+)-menthol can undergo acylation with acid anhydrides in the presence of trimethylsilyl trifluoromethanesulfonate to form the corresponding acylated products.

General description

(1S,2R,5S)-(+)-menthol is a chiral secondary alcohol. Its alcohol group can be protected as 2-tetrahydrofuranyl ether by reacting with bromotrichloromethane and tetrahydrofuran.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
OT0700000
Flash Point(F) 
213.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
101 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Menthol Enantiomers on α-DEX™ 120

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Menthol Enantiomers on α-DEX™ 120
Keywords: Chromatography, Cosmetics, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

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