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W268003

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2-Methylanisole

≥99%, FG

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Synonym(s):
o-Methylanisole
Linear Formula:
CH3C6H4OCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
122.16
FEMA Number:
2680
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
187
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
4.014
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

Assay

≥99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.516 (lit.)

bp

170-172 °C (lit.)

density

0.985 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

floral; earthy; walnut

SMILES string

COc1ccccc1C

InChI

1S/C8H10O/c1-7-5-3-4-6-8(7)9-2/h3-6H,1-2H3

InChI key

DTFKRVXLBCAIOZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Sigma-Aldrich

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grade

FG, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Halal, Kosher

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

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meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

assay

≥99%

assay

≥99%

assay

≥98%

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.516 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.448 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.537 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.535 (lit.)

bp

170-172 °C (lit.)

bp

116-119 °C/752 mmHg (lit.), 116-122 °C

bp

221-222 °C (lit.)

bp

186-189 °C (lit.)

General description

2-Methylanisole is found in mastic oils, virgin olive oils and frankincense.

Pictograms

Flame

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Flam. Liq. 3

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

125.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

52 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Quality profile determination of Chios mastic gum essential oil and detection of adulteration in mastic oil products with the application of chiral and non-chiral GC?MS analysis.
Paraschos S, et al.
Fitoterapia, 114, 12-17 (2016)
Frankincense and myrrh resources of Ethiopia: II. Medicinal and industrial uses.
Lemenith M & Teketay D.
SINET: Ethiopian Journal of Science, 26(2), 161-172 (2003)
Application of solid-phase microextraction to the analysis of volatile compounds in virgin olive oils from five new cultivars
Baccouri B, et al.
Food Chemistry, 102(3), 850-856 (2007)
Elodie Guyonnet Bilé et al.
ChemSusChem, 5(1), 91-101 (2012-01-18)
Optically active amphiphilic compounds derived from N-methylephedrine, N-methylprolinol, or cinchona derivatives possessing bromide or chiral lactate counterions were efficiently used as protective agents for rhodium(0) nanoparticles. The full characterization of these surfactants and the obtained nanocatalysts was performed by means
Graziela G Bianco et al.
The Journal of organic chemistry, 74(6), 2561-2566 (2009-02-24)
The first synthesis of the natural product (+)-mutisianthol was accomplished in 11 steps and in 21% overall yield from 2-methylanisole. The synthesis of its enantiomer was also performed in a similar overall yield. The absolute configuration of the sesquiterpene (+)-mutisianthol

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