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15356-60-2 - D-Menthol, 99% - (1S,2R,5S)-2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol - L06102 - Alfa Aesar

L06102 D-Menthol, 99%

CAS Number
15356-60-2
Synonyms
(1S,2R,5S)-2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 41.40
100g 123.00
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D-Menthol, 99%

MDL
MFCD00062983
EINECS
239-387-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H20O
Formula Weight
156.27
Melting point
41-44°
Boiling Point
104-105°/10mm
Flash Point
91°(195°F)
Density
0.890
Solubility
Soluble in methanol (almost transparency), chloroform, alcohols, water (456 mg/L at 25°C), and ether.

Applications

D-Menthol is used for oral gel patch or film containing herb extracts or medicine, fruit extract, spearmint, and menthol for smoking cessation. It is used as flavoring in foods, cigarettes, liqueurs, cosmetics, and perfumes.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible materials are Strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Barry G. Green. Menthol modulates oral sensations of warmth and cold.Physiology & Behavior.1985,35 427-434.

J. H. Xu, T. Kawamoto; A. Tanaka. Efficient kinetic resolution of dl-menthol by lipase-catalyzed enantioselective esterification with acid anhydride in fed-batch reactor.Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology.1995,43 402-407.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318-H315-H335

Causes serious eye damage. Causes skin irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P310-P362-P312-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1902292
Harmonized Tariff Code
2906.11
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OT0350000

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