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Sigma-Aldrich

Carvacrol

98%

Synonym(s):
5-Isopropyl-2-methylphenol
Linear Formula:
(CH3)2CHC6H3(CH3)OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.22
Beilstein:
1860514
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

assay

98%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.522 (lit.)

bp

236-237 °C (lit.)

mp

3-4 °C (lit.)

density

0.976 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CC(C)c1ccc(C)c(O)c1

InChI

1S/C10H14O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)10(11)6-9/h4-7,11H,1-3H3

InChI key

RECUKUPTGUEGMW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... UGT1A4(54657)

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General description

Carvacrol is a monoterpenic phenol produced by aromatic plants, thyme and oregano[1]. It exhibits potent antibacterial activity against Salmonella typhimurium[2]. Bactericidal activity of carvacrol towards the food borne pathogen Bacillus cereus has been investigated[3]. Carvacrol has been evaluated as alternatives to antibiotic feed additives in female broiler chickens[4].

Application

Carvacrol has been used in low concentrations as a food flavoring ingredient and preservative, as well as a fragrance ingredient in cosmetic formulations[1].

Packaging

10, 50 g in glass bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

212.0 °F

Flash Point(C)

> 100 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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