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Menthol CAS NO.89-78-1

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  • Menthol Crystal
  • Menthol
  • Cas no.89-78-1

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  • ProName: Menthol
  • CasNo: 89-78-1
  • Molecular Formula: C10H20O
  • Appearance: Colorless, Transparent prism-shaped or...
  • Application: Widely used in medicine, food, tobacco...
  • DeliveryTime: In 2 weeks
  • PackAge: 25kg fiber drum with PE inner
  • Port: Qingdao/Shanghai
  • ProductionCapacity: 2000 Metric Ton/Year
  • Purity: 99.5%
  • Storage: Store in a cool, dry, ventilated envir...
  • Transportation: The transportation shall be in accorda...
  • LimitNum: 1 Kilogram


menthol is an organic compound made synthetically or obtained from corn mintpeppermint, or other mint oils. it is a waxy, crystalline substance, clear or white in color, which is solid at room temperature and melts slightly above.

the main form of menthol occurring in nature is (−)-menthol, which is assigned the (1r,2s,5rconfiguration. menthol has local anesthetic and counterirritant qualities, and it is widely used to relieve minor throat irritation. menthol also acts as a weak kappa opioid receptor agonist.








Prismatic or acicular,clolurless,shiny crystals,practically insoluble in water, very soluble in alcohol and in light petroleum,freely soluble in fatty oils and in liquid paraffin,very slightly soluble in glycerol.

Melting point()


About 43


Dissolve 2.50g in 10ml of alcohol R and dilute to 25.0ml with the same solvent.

Specific rotation          (25)


About -50°

Limit of Nonvolatile        residue (%)

Not overrun 0.05 under condition of  105

Organic volatile impurities

Solvent-Use dimethyl sulfoxide

Chromatographic purity

The peak response due to menthol is not less than 97%

As content


Heavy metals


Residue on ignition


Related substances

Examine by gas chromatography


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