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282197 Sigma-Aldrich

Carvacrol

98%

Synonym: 5-Isopropyl-2-methylphenol

  • CAS Number 499-75-2

  • Linear Formula (CH3)2CHC6H3(CH3)OH

  • Molecular Weight 150.22

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1860514

  •  EC Number 207-889-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00002236

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24857025

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Properties

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InChI Key   RECUKUPTGUEGMW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   98%
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.)
Gene Information   human ... UGT1A4(54657)

Description

General description

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

Application

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

Packaging

10, 50 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
222.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
106 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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