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(–)-Menthol

  • Synonyms: Levomenthol
  • ATC: R01AX23
  • Use: Lorem 
  • Chemical name: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam
  • Formula: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet,
  • MW:156.27 g/mol
  • CAS-RN:2216-51-5
  • InChI Key:NOOLISFMXDJSKH-KXUCPTDWSA-N
  • InChI:InChI=1S/C10H20O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h7-11H,4-6H2,1-3H3/t8-,9+,10-/m1/s1
  • EINECS:218-690-9
  • LD50: 3400 mg/kg (M, p.o.);
    3300 mg/kg (R, p.o.)

Substance Classes

Synthesis Path












  • (+)-Menthol can be racemized under thymol hydrogenation conditions (also with Raney-Ni).

Substances Referenced in Synthesis Path

CAS-RN Formula Chemical Name CAS Index Name
98-88-4 C7H5ClO benzoyl chloride Benzoyl chloride
2385-77-5 C10H18O (+)-citronellal 6-Octenal, 3,7-dimethyl-, (R)-
96612-21-4 C10H18O (+)-isoisopulegol Cyclohexanol, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethenyl)-, [1S-(1α,2β,5β)]-
3623-52-7 C10H20O (±)-isomenthol Cyclohexanol, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)-, (1α,2β,5β)-
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Trade Names

Country Trade Name Vendor Annotation
D Lorem ipsum dolor
F Lorem Lorem
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I Lorem ipsum dolor
J Lorem ipsum dolor
USA Lorem Lorem comb.
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(wfm = withdrawn from market)

Formulations

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References

  • review:

    • Ullmanns Encykl. Tech Chem., 4. Aufl., Vol. 20, 220.
    • b DAS 9 999 999 (A. Boake Roberts & Co.; appl. 31.10.1963).
  • c racemate resolution of (±)-menthyl benzoate:

    • DOS 9 999 999 (Haarmann & Reimer; appl. 27.2.1971).