L-MENTHYL ACETATE

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L-MENTHYL ACETATE Basic information

Product Name:
L-MENTHYL ACETATE
CAS:
16409-45-3
MF:
C12H22O2
MW:
198.3
EINECS:
240-459-6
Mol File:
16409-45-3.mol
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L-MENTHYL ACETATE Chemical Properties

Melting point:
<25 °C
Boiling point:
229-230 °C(lit.)
Density 
0.92 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
FEMA 
2668 | MENTHYL ACETATE (ISOMER UNSPECIFIED)
refractive index 
n20/D 1.447(lit.)
Flash point:
171 °F
JECFA Number
431
CAS DataBase Reference
16409-45-3(CAS DataBase Reference)
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Safety Information

WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
AI5900000

MSDS

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L-MENTHYL ACETATE Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

Colorless liquid; menthol-like odor.Slightly soluble in water; miscible with alcohol and ether. Combustible.

Chemical Properties

l-Menthyl acetate has a fresh odor similar to mint and rose (on dilution). It has a characteristic, fresh, pungent flavor, different from menthol (being much milder). It has a cool mouthfeel with only a trace of mint flavor.

Occurrence

Reported as a normal constituent of peppermint oil in varying amounts, depending on the source; the synthetic product is optically levorotatory; the commercial product is optically inactive.

Uses

Perfumery, flavoring.

Preparation

By reacting acetic anhydride with menthol in the presence of anhydrous sodium acetate.

Taste threshold values

Taste characteristics at 10 ppm: tea-like, cooling and fruity

Safety Profile

Mildly toxic by ingestion. A skin irritant. Combustible liquid. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.

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