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Endpoint:
boiling point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
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
Boiling pt.:
212 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013 hPa
Remarks on result:
other: pressure is presumed
Executive summary:

The boiling point of DL-Menthol is 212°C at 1013 hPa.

Endpoint:
boiling point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
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
Boiling pt.:
212 - 216 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013 hPa
Boiling pt.:
73 - 109 °C
Atm. press.:
3 - 27 hPa

Beilstein reports boiling points for all isomers.

Executive summary:

The boiling point of Menthol is 212 - 216 °C at 1013 hPa and 73 - 109°C at 3 - 27 hPa.

Endpoint:
boiling point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
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
Boiling pt.:
212 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013 hPa
Remarks on result:
other: pressure is presumed
Executive summary:

The boiling point of DL-Menthol is 212°C at 1013 hPa.

Description of key information

Beilstein (2009) reports a boiling point of 212 - 216 °C at 1013 hPa for Menthol. Other literatures report a boiling point of 212 °C for DL-Menthol (Merck Index, 2006; Yalkowsky, 2010).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Boiling point at 101 325 Pa:
212 °C

Additional information

Römpp gives a boiling point of 216.5 °C for L-Menthol.