Menthol Crystal

CAS #2216-51-5

C10H20O

About

Menthol Crystals are derived from the Mentha Arvensis Botanica, also known as Mint, Corn Mint, Wild Mint, and Japanese Mint. Menthol Crystals are a solid constituent of Mint Oil and have a waxy consistency. The Mint Essential Oil is derived from the Mint leaf through the process of distillation.

Synonyms

5-METHYL-2-(1-METHYLETHYL) CYCLOHEXANOL; 3-P-METHANOL

Property

Specifications

Structure

IUPAC Name

5-Methyl-2-(propan-2-yl)cyclohexan-1-ol

Appearance

Colourless Crystals

Molar Mass

156.269 g·mol−1

Density

0.890 g·cm−3, solid (racemic or (−)-isomer)

Melting Point

36–38 °C (97–100 °F; 309–311 K) racemic 42–45 °C, (−)-isomer, α crystalline form

Boiling Point

214.6 °C (418.3 °F; 487.8 K)

Solubility in Water

Slightly soluble, (−)-isomer

Vapour Pressure

0.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)

Flash Point

93 °C (199 °F; 366 K)

Viscosity

Odour

Peppermint odour

APHA Value

Hazard Identification

Non Hazaedous

Uses & Applications

Menthol Crystals are used as denaturant, flavoring agent, and fragrance ingredient in the formulation of a wide variety of cosmetics and personal care products such as soap, bath, aqueous cream, Talcum Powder etc.

Market Driving Factors

The India menthol crystal market was valued at USD 111.55 million in 2021 and is likely to grow with a CAGR of 6.71%, in value terms, over the forecast period 2022-2028 and is expected to reach USD 172.97 million by 2028. The growth of growth is attributed to the rapid expansion of pharmaceutical companies along with the surge in demand for natural menthol crystals in pharmaceutical industries, rising usage of menthol crystals in cough syrups, analgesic balms, and foot sprays, and growing demand for menthol crystals.Based on the application, the India menthol crystal market is segregated into pharmaceutical formulations, cosmetics, flavoring industries, and others. The pharmaceutical formulations segment accounted for the highest market share with 71.70 % in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 121.36 million by 2028.

Grades Available

Origin

Indian Origin

Packaging

25 KG HDPE Drums

Stability/Shelf Life

5 years

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+1 979 356 3660

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+91 99208 97663

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