General characteristics

Has Nicomenthyl any odor?

Nicomenthyl, unlike other more volatile nicotinates (as for example methyl nicotinate, ethyl nicotinate, etc.) is odorless.

Does Nicomenthyl contain GMO?

Nicomenthyl is not (directly or indirectly) derived or manufactured from GMO (genetically modified organisms) and their derivatives, as per Regulation EC 834/2007.

Is Nicomenthyl a natural product?

Nicomenthyl is a “derived natural ingredient” as per definition in section 3.1 of ISO 16128-1 Definition for ingredients. Natural Origin Index (NOI) = 0.59

Is Nicomenthyl chemically stable?

Yes, it is. Nicomenthyl is characterized by an exceptional oxidative stability; it is thermostable, can be processed either hot or cold in any cosmetic formulation, does not have any incompatibility with other ingredients. However, like any ester, it is stable at moderately acid pH, while it has a tendency to hydrolyze at alkaline pH (> 8.0) particularly if warmed up.