Alfa Aesar™ L-Menthol, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A1047430

Quantity 250g

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Catalog No. AAA1047430

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    Chemical Identifiers

    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
    Chemical Name or Material L-Menthol

    Specifications

    Boiling Point 212° to 216°C
    Melting Point 42° to 45°C
    Quantity 250g
    Flash Point 93°C (199°F)
    Optical Rotation −50° (c=10 in ethanol)
    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
    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
    Chemical Name or Material L-Menthol
    Assay 99%

    Description

    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.

    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.

    Danger

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