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Menthyl Acetate

Menthyl Acetate

Menthyl acetate is a compound found in mints. It is used to enhance the floral scents in perfumes. Large quantities taken at one time can be toxic.

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Windholz, Martha, Susan Budavani, et. al. 1976. The Merck Index. Merck and Co., Inc. New Jersey.