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L-Menthol Chemical Properties
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L-Menthol Usage And Synthesis
  • Chemical Propertieswhite to light yellow crystal powde
  • Usesanalgesic (topical), antipruritic agent
  • Uses(1R,2S,5R)-(-)-Menthol (L-Menthol) is the natural form of Menthol. L-Menthol is used as: refreshing agent, food flavor, cool and antipruritic drug, carminative drug. Menthol crystals is used for pers onal care and cosmetics.
  • DefinitionChEBI: A p-menthan-3-ol which has (1R,2S,5R)-stereochemistry. It is the most common naturally occurring enantiomer.
  • Safety ProfilePoison by intravenous route. Moderately toxic by ingestion, intraperitoneal, and subcutaneous routes. An eye irritant. Mutation data reported. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.
  • Purification MethodsCrystallise menthol from CHCl3,pet ether or EtOH/water. [Barrow & Atkinson J Chem Soc 638 1939, Beilstein 6 III 133, 6 IV 150.]
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