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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.


Unit quantity: 150 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.


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Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Rodney B Croteau et al.
Die Naturwissenschaften, 92(12), 562-577 (2005-11-18)
(-)-Menthol is the most familiar of the monoterpenes as both a pure natural product and as the principal and characteristic constituent of the essential oil of peppermint (Mentha x piperita). In this paper, we review the biosynthesis and molecular genetics...
Joseph A Farco et al.
Mini reviews in medicinal chemistry, 13(1), 124-131 (2012-10-16)
Menthol, a natural product of the peppermint plant Mentha x piperita (Lamiaceae), is a monoterpene which is widely used as a natural product in cosmetics, a flavoring agent, and as an intermediate in the production of other compounds. Various extracts...
Jennifer M Kreslake et al.
Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 10(4), 705-715 (2008-04-18)
The use of menthol in cigarettes is actively promoted by the tobacco industry for its perceived sensory benefits, and smokers of menthol cigarettes commonly differ from nonmenthol smokers in markers of smoking behavior and addiction. In this study, we analyzed...
Karen Ahijevych et al.
Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 12 Suppl 2, S110-S116 (2011-01-05)
The World Health Organization has identified several additives such as menthol in the manufacturing of cigarettes to specifically reduce smoke harshness. These additives may have important implications for reinforcing smoking behavior and motivation to quit smoking. The purpose of this...
Jonathan Foulds et al.
Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 12 Suppl 2, S102-S109 (2011-01-05)
Menthol cigarette smokers may find it harder to quit smoking than smokers of nonmenthol cigarettes. We conducted a systematic review of published studies examining the association between menthol cigarette smoking and cessation. Electronic databases and reference lists were searched to...

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