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12-1620 Sigma-Aldrich

Guaiacol

SAJ first grade, ≥98.0%

Synonym: 2-Methoxyphenol, Catechol monomethyl ether, Pyrocatechol monomethyl ether

  • CAS Number 90-05-1

  • Linear Formula (CH3O)C6H4OH

  • Molecular Weight 124.14

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 508112

  •  EC Number 201-964-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00002185

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749646

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Properties

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grade   SAJ first grade
vapor density   4.27 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.11 mmHg ( 25 °C)
assay   ≥98.0%
form   crystalline
availability   available only in Japan
refractive index   n20/D 1.543 (lit.)
bp   205 °C (lit.)
mp   26-29 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 23.3 g/L at 25 °C
density   1.129 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   COc1ccccc1O
InChI   1S/C7H8O2/c1-9-7-5-3-2-4-6(7)8/h2-5,8H,1H3
InChI key   LHGVFZTZFXWLCP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Guaiacol, along with 2,4,6-trichloroanisole, is responsible for cork taint in wine. A method has been developed for extraction and quantitation of the two compounds.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
SL7525000
Flash Point(F) 
179.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
82 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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