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M2780 Sigma-Aldrich

(1R,2S,5R)-(−)-Menthol

ReagentPlus®, 99%

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

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Properties

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grade   ReagentPlus®
vapor pressure   0.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   NOOLISFMXDJSKH-KXUCPTDWSA-N
assay   99%
optical activity   [α]20/D −50°, c = 10 in ethanol
optical purity   ee: 99% (GLC)
bp   212 °C(lit.)
mp   41-45 °C(lit.)
density   0.89 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

25, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Application

Used to prepare reagents for chiral vinylogous Darzens and Reformatsky reactions. Important chiral auxiliary employed in the resolution of acids and for stereocontrolled synthesis.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
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

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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