8.18452 EMD Millipore


DL-Menthol for synthesis. CAS 89-78-1, molar mass 156.27 g/mol., for synthesis

Synonym: Hexahydrothymol, 2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol

  • CAS Number 89-78-1

  • Linear Formula C₁₀H₂₀O

  • Molecular Weight 156.27 g/mol

  •  EC Number 201-939-0



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packaging   100 g in Glass bottle (8184520100)
bp   212 °C (1013 hPa)
vapor pressure   130 Pa (55 °C)
solubility   456 mg/l
density   0.89 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   96 °C
autoignition temp.   405 °C
mp   31 - 34 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 3180 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Melting range (lower value): ≥ 31 °C
  Melting range (upper value): ≤ 35 °C
  Identity (IR): passes test
  Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

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HS Code 
2906 11 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P262: Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Storage class 
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Irritant  Irritant
Categories of danger 
R Phrase 
R 36/38
Irritating to eyes and skin.
S Phrase 
S 25
Avoid contact with eyes.
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