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laevo-menthyl methyl ether

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CAS Number: 1565-76-0Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:216-365-6
FDA UNII: 89677W03FF
Nikkaji Web:J819.525K
XlogP3-AA:3.60 (est)
Molecular Weight:170.29554000
Formula:C11 H22 O
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1415 L-menthyl methyl ether
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:16.088 L-menthylmethylether
FEMA Number:4054 L-menthyl methyl ether
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):1565-76-0 ; 1-MENTHYL METHYL ETHER
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 99.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.85600 to 0.86200 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.123 to 7.173
Refractive Index:1.44100 to 1.44700 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 81.00 °C. @ 10.50 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 191.00 to 192.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.713000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 142.00 °F. TCC ( 61.11 °C. )
logP (o/w): 3.928 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 20.08 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. minty
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
For experimental / research use only.
Cyclohexane,2-methoxy-4-methyl-1-(1-methylethyl)-, (1S,2R,4R)-
laevo-menthyl methyl ether
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Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
flavor and fragrance agents
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IFRA Code of Practice Notification of the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice
Recommendation for laevo-menthyl methyl ether usage levels up to:
  2.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 1.20 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 53.00 (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class: III
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 21
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 50.00000250.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 1.0000010.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 4.0000020.00000
breakfast cereal: 1.0000010.00000
cheese: --
chewing gum: 500.000002000.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: 2.0000020.00000
egg products: 2.0000020.00000
fats / oils: 2.0000020.00000
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 20.00000100.00000
fruit ices: 10.0000050.00000
gelatins / puddings: 10.0000050.00000
granulated sugar: 10.0000050.00000
gravies: --
hard candy: 10.0000050.00000
imitation dairy: 5.0000010.00000
instant coffee / tea: 2.0000010.00000
jams / jellies: 10.0000050.00000
meat products: --
milk products: 2.0000010.00000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: 2.0000010.00000
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 1000.0000030000.00000
snack foods: --
soft candy: 3.0000050.00000
soups: 4.0000040.00000
sugar substitutes: 3.0000050.00000
sweet sauces: --
Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(EFSA):Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 59, Revision 1 (FGE.59Rev1): Consideration of aliphatic and aromatic ethers evaluated by JECFA (61st meeting and 63rd meeting) structurally related to aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic ethers including anisole derivatives evaluated by EFSA in FGE.23 Rev2 (2010)
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):1565-76-0
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :102648
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):102648
Pubchem (sid):135059826
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB32371
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
L-menthyl methyl ether
(1S,2R,4R)2-methoxy-4-methyl-1-(1-methyl ethyl) cyclohexane
2-isopropyl-5-methyl cyclohexyl methyl ether
2-isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexyl methyl ether
(1R-(1alpha,2beta,5alpha))-1-(isopropyl)-2-methoxy-4-methyl cyclohexane
Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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