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Pure Menthol CAS 89-78-1

Molecular Formula: C10H20O

Formula Weight: 156.27

ZSpharmac: Pure Menthol Cosmetic Raw Material Suppliers

Product Name: Pure Menthol
CAS No: 89-78-1
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Pure Menthol
Other Names:DL-Menthol
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Colorless to White Crystalline Solid
EINECS No.:201-939-0
Storage:Store Below +30°C.
Provide:Pure Menthol MSDS;
Pure Menthol COA

What is Pure Menthol?

Pure Menthol is a terpenoid organic compound with the chemical name (-)-menthol and the chemical formula C10H20O. It is famous for its special cooling fragrance and pharmacological activity. Menthol is mainly extracted from mint (Mentha arvensis) or other menthol-containing plants through distillation and purification. It can also be prepared through synthetic methods such as oil of lemon eucalyptus or specific chemical raw materials.

Pure Menthol Property

Melting point 

34-36 °C(lit.)


-2 º (c=10, EtOH)

Boiling point 

216 °C(lit.)


0.89 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

vapor pressure 

0.8 mm Hg ( 20 °C)

refractive index 



200 °F

storage temp. 

Store below +30°C.






Crystalline Solid


Colorless to white


at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. peppermint cool woody

Odor Type


Water Solubility 



Pure Menthol Uses

Personal care and cosmetics industry:
Oral care: Pure Menthol is a common ingredient in toothpaste, mouthwash, oral spray, and breath fresheners. It can bring a cooling sensation and fresh breath, and it also has a certain antibacterial effect.
Skin care products: Skin care products added with menthol have a cooling and soothing effect. They are often used to relieve skin itching, redness, prickly heat, etc., and can also provide a refreshing feeling.
Perfume and soap products: The fresh aroma of menthol is often used to prepare perfumes and soaps to add product features and comfort.

Pharmaceutical field:
External medicine: Pure Menthol can be used to make ointments, plasters and other external preparations to relieve muscle pain, joint pain, mild burns, skin itching and mosquito bites, etc. because it has analgesic, anti-itching and slight local anesthetic effects. .
Oral drugs: Menthol can also be used as a pharmaceutical ingredient in oral preparations to treat nausea, gastrointestinal discomfort, headaches and respiratory diseases, such as throat lozenges, cough drops, etc.
Pure Menthol can be used in inhalants to relieve nasal congestion, sore throats, and bronchospasms.

Food and Beverage Industry:
Candy and snacks: Pure Menthol is used as a flavoring agent in chewing gum, mints, chocolate, and candies to provide a cool and refreshing taste.
Beverages: Adding menthol to some carbonated drinks, tea, juice, and alcoholic drinks can increase the cooling effect and taste.
Tobacco products: In the tobacco industry, menthol is also used to make products such as menthol cigarettes, menthol-flavored cigars or e-cigarette liquids to increase the cooling feeling of the smoking experience.

Other areas:
Animal health: In veterinary medicine, Pure Menthol is used as an insect repellent, skin soothing agent, and other ingredients.
Pet Care: In pet toiletries and oral care products, menthol is also used to freshen pet breath and for skin care.

Pure Menthol Benefits

  1. Rich pharmacological activity: Pure Menthol has significant pharmacological effects, such as local anesthesia, analgesia, anti-itching, and strong cooling sensation, etc., making it widely used in the medical field, such as for making external ointments, oral care products, nasal cavity Drops, etc., can relieve symptoms such as skin itching, muscle pain, headaches, and nasal congestion.
  2. Natural fragrance ingredients: As a natural spice, menthol has a unique cool mint aroma and is found in many personal care products (such as toothpaste, shampoo, shower gel, skin cream) and household cleaning products (such as laundry detergent, air freshener) Core fragrance ingredients provide a refreshing experience.
  3. Good sensory effects: In the food and beverage industry, menthol, as a food additive, can give products a refreshing taste and is widely used in candies, chewing gum, chocolate, tobacco products, beverages, etc. to improve consumers’ taste satisfaction.
  4. High safety: Pure Menthol is relatively safe for the human body at appropriate doses. It is a “Generally Recognized as Safe” (GRAS) substance recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and has a good safety record when used in cosmetics and personal care products.
  5. Excellent processing performance: Menthol is a white crystalline solid with good solubility and stability. It can be easily dissolved in various organic solvents such as alcohol and ether, making it easy to process and apply in various formulations.
  6. Ecological and environmentally friendly: Compared with some synthetic spices and pharmaceutical ingredients, menthol is derived from natural plant extracts, which is in line with the modern consumer trend for green and environmentally friendly products.
  7. Versatility: Due to its wide range of biological activities and pleasant aroma, Pure Menthol can find application space in many fields such as medicine, cosmetics, food, tobacco, agriculture, etc., and has high economic value and market demand.

Contact Us

As a company specializing in the production and supply of Pure Menthol 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 Pure Menthol 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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