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Menthol (CAS 2216-51-5)

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

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

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