L-MENTHOL CRYSTALS USP SYNTHETIC of the Mint odor family is a blaster note. Smelled at 100%, this synthetic aroma chemical with high odor strength has peppermint, cooling, menthol, minty perfume (fragrance) nuances, and @20% can last up to 32 hours on a scent strip.
AKA NAMES: Laevo-menthol synthetic
CAS #: 2216-51-5
FEMA #: N/A
CHEMICAL NAME: N/A
APPEARANCE: Colorless to pale yellow crystals.
ODOR CHARACTERISTICS: Peppermint, cooling, menthol, minty.
ODOR STRENGTH: High
ODOR LONGEVITY: 32 hours at 20.00 % (on a scent strip).
SAFETY IN USE: IFRA Code of Practice Notification of the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice maximum skin levels for fine fragrances: 0.5800 % and are based on the assumption that the fragrance mixture is used at 20% in a consumer product (IFRA Use Level Survey). (IFRA, 2006)
Recommendation for laevo-menthol usage levels up to: 8.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
use level in formulae for use in cosmetics: 0.4000 %
Dermal Systemic Exposure in Cosmetic Products:0.0102 mg/kg/day (IFRA, 2006)
SUGGESTED USE: Up to 8.0000% in the fragrance concentrate.
IATA: Non-Dangerous Goods - Ships Worldwide
DOT: Non-Dangerous Goods - USA Only
CHEMICAL FORMULA: C10 H20 O
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 156.27
FLASH POINT: > 200 °F (> 93.3 °C)
SHELF LIFE: 24 months or longer if stored properly.
STORAGE: Store in a cool, dry place in a tightly sealed container, protected from heat and light.
SOLUBILITY: Soluble in : Alcohol, water,water, 434.5 mg/L @ 25 °C (est), water, 490 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)| Insoluble in : Water
STABILITY: Bath foam, cream, hair spray, lipstick, lotion. Non-discoloring in most media.
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