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Sigma-Aldrich

Menthalactone

≥99%

Synonym(s):
mint lactone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H14O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
166.22
Beilstein:
1343029
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
10.036
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

Halal

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

assay

≥99%

optical activity

[α]20/D −35°, neat

refractive index

n20/D 1.5 (lit.)

bp

87-89 °C/25 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.058 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

coconut; creamy; spearmint; sweet; tobacco

SMILES string

CC1CC=C2C(C)C(=O)OC2C1

InChI

1S/C10H14O2/c1-6-3-4-8-7(2)10(11)12-9(8)5-6/h4,6-7,9H,3,5H2,1-2H3

InChI key

NOSVNHVKMHWUAI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Menthalactone occurs naturally in mint. It may be contributing to its analgesic activity.

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 20 ppm
Odor at 10%

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Peppermint and penny royal oil, Mentha arvensis.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

176.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

80 °C - closed cup

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