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DL-Men­thol FG

DL-Men­thol is an essen­tial ingre­dient in all sorts of con­su­mer pro­ducts.

Overview

Appearance
White solid mass

Odor
Mint, fresh, herbal

Taste
Mint, fresh-cooling, herbal

Occurence
Not found in nature yet

Purity
Minimum 98.0 area-%

Applications

Fragrance
Versatile product for any mint composition. Decent cooling profile, less sharp than L-Menthol. Blends perfectly with fruity, floral, floral-rose and woody notes.
Use level in compositions: between 1 and 20%

Flavor
Very useful product for use in mint flavors, typical mint note, fresh and herbal, decent cooling impression. Use level in compositions: between 5 and 40%

Technical Data

Chemical Structure
dl-menthol

CAS-Name
2-isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol

CAS-No
2216-51-5

EINECS
218-690-9

INCI
Menthol

Synonyms
5-Methyl-2-(propan-2-yl)-cyclohexan-1-ol / (1R,2S,5R)- 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)-cyclohexanol