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8.18452 Sigma-Aldrich

DL-Menthol

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

  • CAS Number 89-78-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H20O

  • Molecular Weight 156.27

  •  MDL number MFCD00001484

  •  EC Index Number 201-939-0

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Properties

Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   130 Pa ( 55 °C)
autoignition temp.   405 °C
potency   3180 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
bp   212 °C/1013 hPa
mp   31-34 °C
transition temp   flash point 96 °C
density   0.89 g/cm3 at 20 °C
InChI   1S/C10H20O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h7-11H,4-6H2,1-3H3/t8-,9+,10-/m1/s1
InChI key   NOOLISFMXDJSKH-KXUCPTDWSA-N
storage conditions   Store below +30°C.

Description

Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
Melting range (lower value): ≥ 31 °C
Melting range (upper value): ≤ 35 °C
Identity (IR): passes test
Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

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