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Substance Name: Menthol [USP]
RN: 1490-04-6
UNII: L7T10EIP3A
InChIKey: NOOLISFMXDJSKH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An alcohol produced from mint oils or prepared synthetically.

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H20-O

Molecular Weight

  • 156.267
 

Classification Codes

  • Antipruritic (Topical)
  • Antipruritics
  • Dermatologic Agents

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Menthol
  • Menthol [USP]

MeSH Heading

  • Menthol

Synonyms

  • 2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexanol
  • 5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexanol
  • AI3-08161
  • Caswell No. 540
  • CCRIS 9231
  • EC 216-074-4
  • EINECS 216-074-4
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 051601
  • Fisherman's Friend Lozenges
  • HSDB 593
  • Menthol
  • Mentholum
  • Menthyl alcohol
  • Mineral ice
  • p-Menthan-3-ol
  • Therapeutic Mineral Ice
  • UNII-L7T10EIP3A

Systematic Names

  • Cyclohexanol, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)-
  • DL-Menthol

Superlist Names

  • 5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexanol
  • Menthol

Mixture Names

  • Dermoplast
  • Robitussin Cough Drops
  • Salonpas
  • Sarna

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 1490-04-6

FDA UNII

  • L7T10EIP3A

System Generated Number

  • 0001490046

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C10H20O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h7-11H,4-6H2,1-3H3

InChIKey

NOOLISFMXDJSKH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C1[C@@H]([C@@H](C[C@@H](C)C1)O)C(C)C

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
log P (octanol-water) 3.380 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 420 mg/L 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.41E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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