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Menthyl Acetate

Menthyl Acetate
Menthyl Acetate
Product Code : AOS11
Product Description
Menthyl Acetate is obtained from organic and genuine quality Mentha arvensis. It has a colorless, faded appearance with a minty smell. This monoterpene is not a bio-medically modified compound but exists in natural form and it contributes to the aroma of Peppermint. Menthyl Acetate Natural constitutes 3-5% of Mentha piperita oil which is volatile in nature.

Being acetate ester of menthol, Menthyl acetate has minty ,spicy, guava-like, cool, berry-like, exotic and woodsy flavor with ambrette and red licorice appearance. It is procured from natural and fresh Mentha arvensis under the guidance of our technical team.

Specifications of Menthyl Acetate :-

  • Also Known as : L-Menthyl Acetate, Cyclohexanol, Menthol Acetate
  • Chemical Name : Menthyl acetate, Menthol
  • CAS No : 16409-45-3
  • Appearance : Colorless liquid
  • Odor : Fragrant, fruity
  • IUPAC Name : (5-methyl-2-propan-2-ylcyclohexyl) acetate
  • Solubility in Water : ~25% (20 °C)

Physical & Chemical Properties:-

  • Molecular Formula : C12H22O2
  • Molecular Weight :  74.08 g·mol−1
  • Density : 0.932 g cm−3
  • Boiling Point : 56.9 °C
  • Melting Point : −98 °C
  • Vapor Pressure : 173 mmHg (20°C)
  • Refractive Index : 1.436-1.456
  • Specific Gravity : 1.361 (nH)
  • Magnetic susceptibility : -42.60·10−6 cm3/mol (χ)
  • Assay : 97.0% min.
  • Flash Point : 77°C
  • FEMA No : 2668
  • CBNumber : CB4117564

Applications :-

  • This compound is greatly demanded by industries food and perfumery industries due to its flavor enhancing characteristics.
  • FEMA No 2668 is also demanded in industries producing beauty products, drugs, pharmaceutical, etc.
  • Menthyl Acetate also has vivid use in buchu oil, flavor concentrate, lemon balm, peppermint, strawberry, etc.


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