W303208 Sigma-Aldrich

Spearmint oil

rectified, FCC, FG

Synonym: Mentha spicata



Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Essential Oils, Flavors and Fragrances, Follows IFRA Guidelines,
biological source   (Mentha cardiaca)
grade   FG
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FDA 21 CFR (172.230)
  FDA 21 CFR (182.20)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
optical activity   [α]20/D −54°, neat
composition   may contain IFRA restricted Carvone
origin   USA origin
refractive index   n20/D 1.489(lit.)
bp   228 °C(lit.)
density   0.918 g/mL at 25 °C
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   spearmint
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   carvone, α-pinene and β-pinene, limonene (sum of D, L and DL)


Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 10 ppm


1 kg in glass bottle

4 kg in steel drum

9 kg in composite drum

Other Notes

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