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Menthol (CAS 2216-51-5)

Menthol is colorless, transparent hexagonal or needlelike crystals. It is crystallized from Chinese Mentha Arvensis.

It is industrially prepared by the catalytic and hydrogenation of thymol.

Menthol is widely used in food flavoring, especially the flavor preparation of sugar and beverage.