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2-Methoxy-4-methylphenol

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
2-Hydroxy-5-methylanisole, 2-Methoxy-p-cresol, 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxytoluene, 4-Methylguaiacol, Creosol
Linear Formula:
CH3OC6H3(CH3)OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
138.16
Beilstein:
1862340
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥98.0% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

refractive index

n20/D 1.535-1.539
n20/D 1.537 (lit.)

bp

221-222 °C (lit.)

mp

5 °C (lit.)

density

1.092 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

COc1cc(C)ccc1O

InChI

1S/C8H10O2/c1-6-3-4-7(9)8(5-6)10-2/h3-5,9H,1-2H3

InChI key

PETRWTHZSKVLRE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

2-Methoxy-4-methylphenol, a methoxy alkylphenol that can potentially impart sensory and nutritional qualities to the food and beverage products, is generally added as a flavor ingredient. 2-Methoxy-4-methylphenol is also used as a component of cosmetic products.

Application

2-Methoxy-4-methylphenol may be used as an analytical standard for the quantification of the analyte in biological samples, wine, and other alcohols, plants, cocoa beans, agriculture products, and cosmetic as well as sanitizing products by various chromatography techniques.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

210.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

99 °C - closed cup

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