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(−)-Menthol

analytical standard

Synonym: (1R,2S,5R)-2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol, 5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexanol

  • CAS Number 2216-51-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H20O

  • Molecular Weight 156.27

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1902293

  •  EC Number 218-690-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00062979

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329759885

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

Related Categories Additional Standards, Alcohols, Aliphatic, Alphabetical Index of Phytochemical Standards, Analytical Standards,
Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
assay   ≥99.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)
form   neat
optical activity   [α]20/D −50±1°, c = 10% in ethanol
optical purity   enantiomeric ratio: ≥99:1 (GC)
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
mp   ~43 °C
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages
format   neat
SMILES string   CC(C)[C@@H]1CC[C@@H](C)C[C@H]1O
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

Description

General description

(-)-Menthol is a cyclic terpene alcohol that occurs in mentha species.It is responsible for their distinctive odor and flavor.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Other Notes

Important resolving agent for acids, recent applications include; Crystallization-induced asymmetric transformation of malonates ; Chiral auxiliary

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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