Menthol (data page)

This page provides supplementary chemical data on Menthol.

Material Safety Data SheetEdit

The handling of this chemical may incur notable safety precautions. It is highly recommended that you seek the Material Safety Datasheet (MSDS) for this chemical from a reliable source such as SIRI or the links below, and follow its directions.

Structure and propertiesEdit

Structure and properties
Index of refraction, nD ?
Abbe number ?
Dielectric constant, εr ? ε0 at ? °C
Bond strength ?
Bond length ?
Bond angle ?
Magnetic susceptibility ?
Optical rotation
Enantiomer [α]D[1]
(+)-menthol +50.1°
(+)-isomenthol +25.9°
(+)-neomenthol +20.9°
(+)-neoisomenthol +2.0°
(−)-menthol -50.2°
(−)-isomenthol -25.9°
(−)-neomenthol -20.8°
(−)-neoisomenthol -2.0°

Thermodynamic propertiesEdit

Phase behavior
Triple point ? K (? °C), ? Pa
Critical point ? K (? °C), ? Pa
Std enthalpy change
of fusion
, ΔfusHo
? kJ/mol
Std entropy change
of fusion
, ΔfusSo
? J/(mol·K)
Std enthalpy change
of vaporization
, ΔvapHo
? kJ/mol
Std entropy change
of vaporization
, ΔvapSo
? J/(mol·K)
Solid properties
Std enthalpy change
of formation
, ΔfHosolid
? kJ/mol
Standard molar entropy,
Sosolid
? J/(mol K)
Heat capacity, cp ? J/(mol K)
Liquid properties
Std enthalpy change
of formation
, ΔfHoliquid
? kJ/mol
Standard molar entropy,
Soliquid
? J/(mol K)
Heat capacity, cp ? J/(mol K)
Gas properties
Std enthalpy change
of formation
, ΔfHogas
? kJ/mol
Standard molar entropy,
Sogas
? J/(mol K)
Heat capacity, cp ? J/(mol K)

Spectral dataEdit

UV-Vis
λmax ? nm
Extinction coefficient, ε ?
IR
Major absorption bands ? cm−1
NMR
Proton NMR  
Carbon-13 NMR  
Other NMR data  
MS
Masses of
main fragments
 

ReferencesEdit

Except where noted otherwise, data relate to standard ambient temperature and pressure.

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