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DL-Menthol

analytical standard

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

  • CAS Number 89-78-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H20O

  • Molecular Weight 156.27

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 3194263

  •  EC Number 201-939-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00001484

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329747654

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Properties

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grade   analytical standard
vapor pressure   0.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   NOOLISFMXDJSKH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98.0% (GC)
optical purity   enantiomeric ratio: ~50:50
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
bp   216 °C(lit.)
mp   34-36 °C (lit.)
density   0.89 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Featured Industry   Cosmetics, Personal Care, and Cleaning Products
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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
OT0350000
Flash Point(F) 
199.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
93 °C
Protocols & Articles

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GC Analysis of Peppermint Essential Oil on SLB®-IL59

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GC Analysis of Spearmint Essential Oil on SLB®-IL59

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