Chemical Name: L-MENTHONE

CAS No.: 14073-97-3

Molecular Formula: C10H18O

Molecular Weight: 154.25

Appearance: Colorless Liquid

L-MENTHONE Typical Properties

Item Standard Test Results
Identification A.H-NMR:Comply with the structure Complies
B.LC-MS:Comply with the structure Complies
C.The IR spectrum of sample should be identical with that of reference standard; Complies

The retention time of the major peak in the chromatogram of the Assay preparation corresponds to that in the chromatogram of the Standard preparation, as obtained in the Assay.

Crystallinity meets the requirements. Complies
Loss on drying ≤2.0% 0.19%
Heavy metals ≤10 ppm <10ppm
Water ≤1.0% 0.1%
Sulphated ash ≤0.5%, determined on 1.0 g. 0.009%
Related substances Unspecified impurities: for each impurity ≤0.10% <0.10%
Total Impurity ≤0.5% 0.18%
Purity ≥99.0% 99.7%
Assay 99.0%~101.0% (anhydrous substance). 99.8%
Microbiological Analysis
Total plate count ≤1000cfu/g Complies
Yeast and Moulds ≤100cfu/g Complies
Storage Preserve in well-closed, light-resistant and airtight containers. Complies


  • L-MENTHONE is used in perfumes and cosmetics.
  • It has unique aroma and peppermint flavor.

L-MENTHONE Packaging and Shipping

Packing: 10-20kg/drum


Stored in cool dry place away from heat and light