Menthol Crystal, Organic Peppermint Extract

Weight: 8 oz (228g)
Preço de venda$22.00


Menthol crystal is the solid constituent of the oil of mint with characteristic odor, obtained by the crystallization of peppermint oil which in turn obtained by the steam distillation of mint leaf.

Chemical name: 2-isopropyl-5-methyl-cyclohexanol
Molecular formula: C10H20O
CAS No.: 2216-51-5
FEMA No.: 2665

Quality complies with FCC8, USP43, EP8, BP2015, and JP16
Appearance: Colourless hexagonal or needle like crystal
Odor: Characteristic odor of Asia natural menthol
Melting Point (℃): 41.0℃~44.0℃
Specific Rotation (25℃): - 45° ~ - 51°
Assay (GC): 99.5% min.
Non-Volatile Residue (<105℃): 0.05% min.
Non-Volatile Content: 1mg max.
Heavy Metal (Pb): 5 ppm max.
Arsenic (As): 3 ppm max.
Solubility (25℃): 1g is soluble in 5ml of 90% (v/v) alcohol, forming a clear solution.

Menthol crystal is widely used as flavor and fragrances ingredient for various products such as food, cosmetics, aromatherapy and daily chemical industry.

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