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Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
05-10-2017
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
test procedure in accordance with generally accepted scientific standards and described in sufficient detail
Justification for type of information:
Experimental test result performed using standard test guidelines
Reference:
Composition 0
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: As mention below
Principles of method if other than guideline:
On basis of visual perceptual/Olfactory property
GLP compliance:
no
Test material information:
Composition 1
Specific details on test material used for the study:
- IUPAC Name: (2R,5S)-5-methyl-2-(propan-2-yl)cyclohexan-1-one- Common Name: Menthone/ trans-menthone- InChI: 1S/C10H18O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h7-9H,4-6H2,1-3H3- Smiles:C1([C@@H](CC[C@@H](C1)C)C (C)C)=O- Molecular formula:C10H18O - Molecular weight :154.2512 g/mole- Substance type: Organic- Physical state: Clear liquid (colourless to yellowish)- Purity: 98% (by GC)
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Key result
Form:
other: Clear liquid
Colour:
colourless to yellowish
Odour:
other: no data
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
On the basis of physical observation and using the sense of smell, the appearance of trans-menthone (CAS No. 89-80-5 ) was found to be acolourless to yellowish clear liquid organic compound.
Executive summary:

On the basis of physical observation and using the sense of smell, the appearance of trans-menthone (CAS No. 89-80-5 ) was found to be acolourless to yellowish clear liquid organic compound.

Description of key information

On the basis of physical observation and using the sense of smell, the appearance of trans-menthone (CAS No. 89-80-5 ) was found to be acolourless to yellowish clear liquid organic compound.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid

Additional information

On the basis of physical observation and using the sense of smell, the appearance of trans-menthone (CAS No. 89-80-5) was found to be acolourless to yellowish clear liquid organic compound.

Other supporting data from handbooks also supported the selected key study, and observed the appearance of trans-menthone (CAS No. 89-80-5) as colorless liquid having mint odor.