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DL-Menthol

≥95%, FCC, FG

Synonym: 2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol, Hexahydrothymol, Menthol

  • CAS Number 89-78-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H20O

  • Molecular Weight 156.27

  •  FEMA Number 2665

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 3194263

  •  EC Number 201-939-0

  •  Council of Europe no. 63

  •  MDL number MFCD00001484

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901226

  •  Flavis number 2.015

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Properties

Related Categories A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  FDA 21 CFR (182.20)
vapor pressure   0.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   NOOLISFMXDJSKH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥95%
bp   216 °C(lit.)
mp   34-36 °C(lit.)
density   0.89 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   minty; woody; cooling
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 25 ppm

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

250 g in poly bottle

4 kg in poly drum

General description

DL-Menthol is a racemic mixture of D- and L-menthol. Its optical resolution produces L-menthol, which is widely used in confectionaries cosmetics and toothpaste for its characteristic peppermint flavor and cooling effect.

Legal Information

For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
OT0350000
Flash Point(F) 
199.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
93 °C

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Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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