Alfa Aesar™ L-Menthol, 99%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A10474-0B

L-MENTHOL, 99% 1000G

UNSPSC: 12352104

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 2216-51-5 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 1000g

Product Code. 11498703

Quantity Price
1 £ 138.86 / 1000g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 09-12-2016
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Menthol
CAS 2216-51-5
Molecular Formula C10H20O
Formula Weight 156.27g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00062979
Beilstein 1902293
Merck Index 14,5837
Synonym (1R,2S,5R)-2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol

Specification

Boiling Point 212° to 216°C
Melting Point 42° to 45°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 93°C (199°F)
Optical Rotation −50° (c=10 in ethanol)
Chemical Name or Material L-Menthol
CAS 2216-51-5
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C10H20O
Formula Weight 156.27g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00062979
Beilstein 1902293
Merck Index 14,5837
Synonym (1R,2S,5R)-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 OT0700000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
L-Menthol is used as a cooling agent that strongly activates TRPM8.(Transient Receptor Potential Cation Channel, Subfamily M, Member 8 is a Protein Coding gene). It is used as analgesic (topical), antipruritic agent. It is used as: refreshing agent, food flavor, cool and antipruritic drug, carminative drug. Menthol crystals is used for pers onal care and cosmetics.

Solubility
Soluble in 100% ethanol, methanol (100 mg/ml), ether, and chloroform. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store at -20°C. Incompatible with Strong oxidizing agents, phenols, potassium permanganate, chromium trioxide, chloral hydrate, thymol, pyrogallol, resorcinol, camphor, butylchloral hydrate, betanaphthol, exalgine.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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

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.