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Menthone CAS 10458-14-7

Molecular Formula: C10H18O

Formula Weight: 154.25

ZSpharmac: Menthone Raw Material Supplier

Product Name: Menthone
CAS No: 10458-14-7
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Menthone
Other Names:Menthone, Mixture of isoMers
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Colorless Liquid
EINECS No.:233-944-9
Storage:Room Temperature
Provide:Menthone MSDS;
Menthone COA

What is Menthone?

Menthone, whose chemical name is 1-methyl-4-isopropylcyclohexanone, is a naturally occurring monocyclic monoterpene ketone with a molecular formula of C10H18O. It is one of the main components in peppermint essential oil and contributes to peppermint’s unique cooling aroma and taste.

Menthone Property

Melting point 

-6 °C

Boiling point 

85-88 °C/12 mmHg (lit.)


0.896 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

refractive index 

n20/D 1.450


69 °C

storage temp. 

Sealed in dry,Room Temperature


Soluble in Chloroform,Dichloromethane,Ethyl Acetate,DMSO,Acetone,etc.




Clear colorless



optical activity

[α]/D -7.0±5°, neat

Water Solubility 

Slightly soluble in water


Menthone Uses

Flavors and fragrances industry
Menthone is an extremely important ingredient in the flavor and fragrance industry because of its typical cool, fresh mint aroma. It is widely used in the preparation of various flavors, especially those products that require a cooling sensation, such as chewing gum, toothpaste, mouthwash, air fresheners, detergents and perfumes. Menthone can enhance the sensory experience of products and give users a fresh and refreshing feeling. Menthone is also often used to simulate or enhance the aroma characteristics of natural mint, herbs or certain flowers.

Medical field
In medicine, Menthone’s cooling properties make it a key ingredient in many topical preparations, such as ointments, sprays and patches for relieving muscle pain and arthritis pain, as well as in oral care products such as those used to treat mouth ulcers and gum inflammation. drug. Menthone’s local anesthetic and anti-inflammatory effects also earn it a place in topical analgesic and anti-inflammatory formulations.

Daily chemical products
Menthone is also widely used in the personal care and cosmetics industries. It is often used as an additive in shampoo, shower gel, shaving cream and other products to provide a cooling and soothing effect. It can also help improve the condition of your skin or scalp.

Food industry
In the food industry, Menthone is used as a food flavoring to add a natural mint flavor to candies, chewing gum, beverages and other foods. Its all-natural properties are an attraction for food brands that pursue additive-free, natural ingredients.

Agriculture and Insect Control
Menthone also has potential applications in agriculture, as a naturally derived repellent or attractant that has certain effects on certain insects and can be used in eco-friendly pest management strategies.

Organic synthesis intermediates
As a chemical raw material, Menthone can also be used as a starting material for the synthesis of other chemicals, such as being converted into other ketones, alcohols or ester compounds through chemical reactions. These compounds have important applications in industries such as pharmaceuticals, fragrances, plastics and coatings.

Menthone Cosmetics Outstanding Applications

Cooling Feel Provider: Menthone’s most notable property is the instant cooling sensation it imparts, making it a preferred ingredient in many skin and hair care products. In summer skin care products, after-sun repair gel, after-shaving soothing gel, eye cream and scalp care products, Menthone can provide immediate soothing and refreshing effects, reduce heat and discomfort, and improve user comfort.

Skin calming and anti-inflammatory: Menthone has certain anti-inflammatory and calming effects and is suitable for sensitive skin products. It can help reduce skin redness, itching and minor inflammation. It is suitable for use in products such as anti-allergic soothing cream and anti-redness serum to help maintain the health of the skin.

Promote skin absorption: As a penetration enhancer, Menthone can help other active ingredients better penetrate the skin barrier and improve the effectiveness of cosmetics. In anti-aging, whitening, moisturizing and other functional cosmetics, Menthone can be used as an auxiliary ingredient to promote the absorption of active ingredients such as vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, etc., thereby enhancing product efficacy.

Natural antiseptic and antibacterial: Menthone has certain antibacterial and antiseptic properties, which can inhibit the growth of microorganisms in cosmetics to a certain extent and improve the stability and safety of products, especially for those products that advocate no preservatives or less preservatives. Menthone is an ideal choice.

Oral care: Although oral care products are not directly classified as traditional cosmetics, Menthone is also widely used in the field of oral care, such as toothpaste, mouthwash, etc., using its cooling properties and antibacterial effects to help freshen breath and reduce oral bacteria. , maintain oral health.


Lan Y, Wang J, Li H, Zhang Y, Chen Y, Zhao B, Wu Q. Effect of menthone and related compounds on skin permeation of drugs with different lipophilicity and molecular organization of stratum corneum lipids. Pharm Dev Technol. 2016;21(4):389-98. doi: 10.3109/10837450.2015.1011660. Epub 2015 Feb 16. PMID: 25684238.

As a company specializing in the production and supply of Menthone raw materials, we are committed to providing customers with high-quality products and preferential prices. We have rich experience and technology to ensure product quality and stable supply. No matter where you are, we can provide you with the Menthone raw materials you need to support your production and research and development.

We always adhere to the principle of honest operation, strictly control product quality, and serve every customer with a customer-first attitude. Over the years, we have established good cooperative relationships with customers at home and abroad and won their trust and praise.

If you have needs or are interested in our products, please contact our service staff directly, we will wholeheartedly provide you with the best quality services and products. Looking forward to cooperating with you and developing together!

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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