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(±)-Menthol

racemic, ≥98.0% (GC)

Synonym: 2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol, Hexahydrothymol, Menthol, Racemic menthol

  • CAS Number 89-78-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H20O

  • Molecular Weight 156.27

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 3194263

  •  EC Number 201-939-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00001484

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57651951

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Properties

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vapor pressure   0.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   NOOLISFMXDJSKH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98.0% (GC)
quality   racemic
bp   216 °C(lit.)
mp   34-36 °C(lit.)
density   0.89 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Application

(±)-Menthol (racemic menthol) can be transformed to (-)-menthyl acetate by using Candida rugosa lipase(CRL) and lipase PS(from Pseudomonas cepacia) as catalysts.

General description

(±)-Menthol (racemic menthol) can be synthesized via hydrogenation of citral.

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All labs need water
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
OT0350000
Flash Point(F) 
199.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
93 °C
Protocols & Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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