Natural Menthol crystal

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US $16-30 / Kilogram | 1 Ton/Tons (Min. Order)
Supply Ability:
1200 Ton/Tons per Year
Port:
Shanghai Qingdao
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Overview
Quick Details
CAS No.:
2216-51-5
Other Names:
Menthol
MF:
C10H20O
Place of Origin:
Shandong, China (Mainland)
Type:
Antibiotic and Antimicrobial Agents
Grade Standard:
Cosmetic Grade, Food Grade, Medicine Grade
Brand Name:
A.M
Model Number:
BP/USP
Purity:
99.6%
Appearance:
colorless needle-like or prism-like crystals
Usage:
Aromatizing agent,carminative etc
Packaging & Delivery
Packaging Details
25kg/ fiber drum
Delivery Time
15 days after advance payment

Natural Menthol crystal

 

BP2008/USP31

 

Items

Standards

Analytical results

 

USP31

BP2008

 

Identification 

Colorless ,transparent hexagonal or needlelike crystals.

Complies with standard

Melting point(°C)

41-44°C

About 43°C

42.5°C

Solubility 

1 g soluble in 5ml of 90%(v/v)alcohol.

Forming a clear solution 

Complies with standard 

Specific rotation 

-45°~-51°

About -5

-49.

Limit of nonvolatile residue

Not overrun 0.05 under condition of 105°C

0.01

Organic volatile impurities

Solvent use dimethyl sulfoxide

Meets the requirement 

Chromatographic purity

The peak response due to menthol is 

Not less than 97%

99.6

As content 

≤3ppm

Absent 

Loss on dry

≤0.05%

0.05%

Heavy metals

≤10 ppm

<10ppm

Residue on evaporation

≤0.05% 

0.03%

Related substances

Examine by gas chromatography

Meets the requirement 

Residue on ignition

≤0.1%

0.03%

Conclusion

Analytical results conforming to standard BP2008/USP31

 

  

Usage 

[1] natural Menthol crystal is colorless needle-like or prism-like crystals, which is used for medical, food and additives to some perfume, with a special scent of Asian peppermint and hot taste at beginning then cool.

 

[2] It is highly soluble in alcohol, chloroform, ether, liquid paraffin or volatile oil, and slightly soluble in water.