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(1R,2S,5R)-(-)-Menthol (L-Menthol) is the natural form of Menthol. L-Menthol is used as: refreshing agent, food flavor,
cool and antipruritic drug, carminative drug. Menthol crystals is used for personal care and cosmetics.
Catalog #015920
FormWhite Solid
Melting Point42-44°C
SolubilityChloroform, Methanol
CAS Number2216-51-5
Molecular FormulaC10H20O
Molecular Weight156.27
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names(1R,2S,5R)-5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexanol; [1R-(1 ,2 ,5 )]-5-Methyl-2- (1-methylethyl)cyclohexanol; (-)-(1R,3R,4S)-Menthol; (-)-Menthol; (-)-Menthyl Alcohol; (-)-trans-p-Methan-cis-3-ol; (1R)-(-)-Menthol; (1R,2S,5R)-2-Isopropyl-5- methylcyclohexan

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