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Synonyms :4,5,6,7-Tetrahydro-3,6-dimethylbenzofuran; 3,9-Epoxy-p-mentha-3,8-diene; Menthofurane; NSC 315249;

Menthofuran is a toxin found in vairety of essential oils and is believed to be the compound responsible for the potentially fatal effects of Pennyroyal. Menthofuran is known to produce hepatotoxic intermedaites via oxidation process.

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CAS number 494-90-6
Molecular Formula C10H14O
Catalog Number RCLST068812
Chemical Name Menthofuran
Synonyms 4,5,6,7-Tetrahydro-3,6-dimethylbenzofuran; 3,9-Epoxy-p-mentha-3,8-diene; Menthofurane; NSC 315249;
Boiling Pt No Data Available
Molecular Weight 150.22
Melting Pt N/A
Storage Condition Room Temperature
Stability Not stable in solution
Appearance Clear Colourless Oil
Solubility Chloroform (Slightly), Ethyl Acetate (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly)
HS Commidity Code 2932.99.9090