Product Name: Menthol
CAS No. 89-78-1
Molecular Formula: C10H20O
Molecular Weight: 156.27
Appearacne: White crystal
Menthol is an organic compound made synthetically or obtained from corn mint, peppermint, or other mint oils. It is a waxy, crystalline substance, clear or white in color, which is solid at room temperature and melts slightly above.
The main form of menthol occurring in nature is (−)-menthol, which is assigned the (1R,2S,5R) configuration. Menthol has local anesthetic and counterirritant qualities, and it is widely used to relieve minor throat irritation. Menthol also acts as a weak kappa opioid receptor agonist.
Country of Origin
White needle crystal
Residue on Ignition
Loss on drying
Complies with USP
100% through 80 mesh
Total of bacteria
Yeast & Molds
-Inflammation of the eye, sore throat, ulcers in the mouth;
-Rubella measles; discomfort with feeling of distension in the chest and hypochondriac regions;
-Headache in influenza, upper respiratory infection and other epidemic febrile diseases at the inital stage.
-Applied in food field, often used as additives, with distinct fragrance smell, menthol can promote digestion and increase appetite;
-Applied in daily necessities field, menthol can be added into a large amount of oral cleaning products, such as dentifrices, mouthwash and tooth powder;
-Applied in pharmaceutical field, because menthol has the function of inhibition and paralysis to sensory nerve endings, it can be used as counter irritant.
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