Menthyl Lactate

What is it?

  • Cooling agent and fragrance

Where is it used?

  • Food
  • Cosmetics
  • Creams
  • Insect repellants

What does it do?

  • Provides a cooling sensation
  • Provides a minty flavor
  • Provides a minty smell

Interesting Facts:

  • Can be derived from plant sources, synthetic sources or animal-derived



  • Refreshing on the skin
  • Pleasing fragrance


  • May not be Vegan
  • May cause allergic reactions

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