Menthol Crystal

Menthol crystals has a cool minty fresh odour, Refreshing and cooling effect on skin, and strong scent of peppermint. Also it has antifungul and antibacterial effects. Menthol has many industrial applications, because of its characteristic aroma, flavour, and its cooling effect. It can be used in perfumes, cosmetics, analgesic balms, lotions, creams, shampoos and conditioners.



HS Code: 3003

C.A.S number: ‎ 2216-51-5

Haz class:  H315, H319

Technical Specifications

Colorless, transparent hexagonal or needlelike crystals.
Melting point
1g soluble in 5ml of 90%(v/v)alcohol, forming a clear solution
Specific rotation
Limit of nonvolatile residue
residue Not overrun 0.05 under condition of 105℃
Organic volatile impurities
Solvent-Use dimethyl sulfoxide
Chromatographic purity
The peak response due to menthol is not less than 97%
As content
Heavy metals
Residue on ignition
Related substances
Examine by gas chromatography