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Menthol

CAS # 89-78-1

Compound Structure and Properties

Molecular Weight156.2652
FormulaC10H20O
Melting Point36–38 °C (311 K), racemic
42–45 °C (318 K), (−)-form (α)
35-33−31 °C, (−)-isomer
Boiling Point212 °C (485 K)
Density0.890 g·cm−3, solid
(racemic or (−)-isomer)
Solubility in WaterSlightly soluble, (−)-isomer
Data above sourced from: ChemSpider and Wikipedia

GC Mass Spectrum

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Synonyms

Menthol, cis-1,3,trans-1,4-; Hexahydrothymol; Menthacamphor; Menthol; Menthomenthol; Peppermint camphor; dl-Menthol; p-Menthan-3-ol; NCI-C50000; 2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol; l-Menthol; Diterpene; Fancol menthol; Fisherman's friend lozenges; Menthol terpine hydrate; Racemic menthol; Therapeutic mineral ice

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