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63660 Sigma-Aldrich

(−)-Menthol

analytical standard

Synonym: (1R,2S,5R)-2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol, 5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexanol

  • CAS Number 2216-51-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H20O

  • Molecular Weight 156.27

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1902293

  •  EC Number 218-690-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00062979

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24882791

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Properties

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grade   analytical standard
InChI Key   NOOLISFMXDJSKH-KXUCPTDWSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)
form   neat
optical activity   [α]20/D −50±1°, c = 10% in ethanol
optical purity   enantiomeric ratio: ≥99:1 (GC)
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
mp   ~43 °C
format   neat

Description

Other Notes

Important resolving agent for acids, recent applications include; Crystallization-induced asymmetric transformation of malonates ; Chiral auxiliary

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Application

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
213.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
101 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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