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melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
data from handbook or collection of data
Principles of method if other than guideline:
no data
GLP compliance:
not specified
Type of method:
other: no data
Melting / freezing pt.:
30 - 32 °C
Executive summary:

The melting point of D,L-Menthol is reported to be 30 -32 °C.

Description of key information

The melting point of DL-Menthol is 30 -32°C according OECD SIDS report (2003).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
30 °C

Additional information

Römpp gives 4 different melting points (31, 33, 35, 42.5 - 43 °C) for L-Menthol depending on the modification.