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W246700

Sigma-Aldrich

Eugenol

≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
2-Methoxy-4-(2-propenyl)phenol, 4-Allylguaiacol, 4-Allyl-2-methoxyphenol
Linear Formula:
4-(H2C=CHCH2)C6H3-2-(OCH3)OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
164.20
FEMA Number:
2467
Beilstein:
1366759
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
171
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
4.003
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 177.2800

assay

≥98%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.541 (lit.)

bp

254 °C (lit.)

mp

−12-−10 °C (lit.)

density

1.067 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

clove; woody; spicy; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

COc1cc(CC=C)ccc1O

InChI

1S/C10H12O2/c1-3-4-8-5-6-9(11)10(7-8)12-2/h3,5-7,11H,1,4H2,2H3

Inchi Key

RRAFCDWBNXTKKO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... UGT1A4(54657)

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General description

Eugenol is one of the key volatile constituents of cinnamon and clove oils. It is also the active component of Ocimum sanctum oil, reported to be responsible for its anthelmintic activity.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle
5 kg in poly drum

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Asp. Tox. 1 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

255.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

124 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Anthelmintic activity of essential oil of Ocimum sanctum and eugenol.
Asha MK, et al.
Fitoterapia, 72(6), 669-670 (2001)
Historical overview of the cinnamon industry
Wijesekera RO
Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 10(1), 1-30 (1977)
Fungicidal activity of essential oils of Cinnamomum zeylanicum (L.) and Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr et LM Perry against crown rot and anthracnose pathogens isolated from banana
Ranasinghe L, et al
Letters in Applied Microbiology, 35(3), 208-211 (2002)
I U Fischer et al.
Journal of chromatography, 525(2), 369-377 (1990-02-23)
The high-performance liquid chromatographic assay described permitted a simple, rapid, sensitive, selective and precise quantitative determination of eugenol in body fluids (serum, urine and bile) without derivatization. Amounts in the range 0.02-100 micrograms of eugenol per millilitre of body fluid...
Bhavini Shah et al.
International journal of food microbiology, 161(1), 53-59 (2012-12-25)
There has been great interest in intervention strategies based on plant essential oils to control pathogens such as Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes (Lm). However, the poor solubility of essential oils in water makes it difficult to disperse evenly...

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