Menthol Crystal CAS 2216-51-5

Menthol Crystal CAS 2216-51-5

Menthol is an organic compound made synthetically or obtained from corn mint, peppermint, or other mint oils. It is a waxy, crystalline substance, clear or white in color, which is solid at room temperatureand melts slightly above.


1.Product Name: Menthol Crystal
2.CAS NO: 2216-51-5
3.Purity: 99%min
4.Appearance: Transparent Hexagonal Or Needlelike Crystals
5.HS Code: 29061100
menthol crystal is Applied in food field, often used as additives, with distinct fragrance smell, menthol can promote digestion and increase appetite;
menthol crystal is Applied in daily necessities field, menthol can be added into a large amount of oral cleaning products, such as dentifrices, mouthwash and tooth powder;
menthol crystal is Applied in pharmaceutical field, because menthol has the function of inhibition and paralysis to sensory nerve endings, it can be used as counter irritant.

Functions and Applications

1. Menthol acts as a carminative, meaning that it prevents and treats gas in the intestines.

2.Menthol also relaxes the intestinal muscles and prevents spasms.    

3.Additionally, menthol has pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory actions, notes the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.    

4.Menthol’s potential use in treating respiratory conditions stems from its ability to dilate the bronchioles, says the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.    

5.Menthol’s use in treating colds, flu and bronchitis is also related to its expectorant actions, which involves thinning and loosening mucous congestion.  


Colorless, Transparent Hexagonal Or Needlelike Crystals;
Having Characteristic Odor Of Natural Menthol Obtained From Menthol Avensis Oil;
Melting Point:
42 - 44°C;
Non-volatile Matter:
0.05% Maximum;
Specific Rotation25:
-50°- -49°
AS Content:
Heavy Metal Content:
Chemical Constituents:
99.50 min Laevo-menthol

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