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W376418 Sigma-Aldrich

Menthalactone

≥99%

Synonym: mint lactone

  • CAS Number 13341-72-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H14O2

  • Molecular Weight 166.22

  •  FEMA Number 3764

  •  EC Number 236-390-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00209516

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901875

  •  Flavis number 10.036

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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biological source   synthetic
grade   Halal
InChI Key   NOSVNHVKMHWUAI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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.)
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   coconut; creamy; spearmint; sweet; tobacco
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

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

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Odor at 10%

Taste at 20 ppm

Other Notes

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

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
176 °F
Flash Point(C) 
80 °C
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