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Alfa Aesar™ DL-Menthol, 98+%

$38.15 - $303.26

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material DL-Menthol
CAS 89-78-1
Molecular Formula C10H20O
Formula Weight 156.27g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001484
Beilstein 3194263
Merck Index 14,5837
Synonym (+/-)-2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol
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AAA1809822

 
alfa aesar™
A18098-22
100g Each for $57.22

AAA1809818

 
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A18098-18
50g Each for $38.15

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A18098-0B
1000g Each for $303.26

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 212° to 216°C
Melting Point 33° to 36°C
Quantity 100g
Flash Point 93°C (199°F)
Odor Sweet
Chemical Name or Material DL-Menthol
CAS 89-78-1
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C10H20O
Formula Weight 156.27g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00001484
Beilstein 3194263
Merck Index 14,5837
Synonym (+/-)-2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H318-H335-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number OT0350000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Used in perfumery to give power, lift, and freshness. For use in toothpaste, cough drops, mouthwash, ice cream, chewing gum, tobacco, medical plaster, tonic, and shampoos. Because of its ″cooling″ action, it is to be found in a wide range of medicines treating sore throats and mouth irritations. It is also used in treatments for minor aches and sprains, and in nasal decongestants. It is found in some oral hygiene products to combat ″bad breath″. Of course, it is present in a number of chewing gums. It was first added to cigarettes in the 1920s and 1930s (e.g. ″Spud″ and ″Kool″ brands) for both its flavor and also to reduce irritation, especially to the throat.

Solubility
Soluble in alcohol, paraffin oil and water, 434.5 mg/L @ 25°C (est).

Notes
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H318-H335-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.