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2-Methoxy-4-methylphenol

natural, 97%, FG

Synonym: 2-Hydroxy-5-methylanisole, 2-Methoxy-p-cresol, 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxytoluene, 4-Methylguaiacol, Creosol

  • CAS Number 93-51-6

  • Linear Formula CH3OC6H3(CH3)OH

  • Molecular Weight 138.16

  •  FEMA Number 2671

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1862340

  •  EC Number 202-252-9

  •  Council of Europe no. 175c

  •  MDL number MFCD00002378

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901237

  •  Flavis number 4.007

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Certified Natural Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products,
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  natural
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR (117)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
InChI Key   PETRWTHZSKVLRE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.537 (lit.)
bp   221-222 °C(lit.)
mp   5 °C (lit.)
density   1.092 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   clove; leathery; smoky; spicy; smoky; sweet; vanilla
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

2-Methoxy-4-methylphenol is a phenolic flavor compound reported in commercial liquid smoke flavoring and wood smoke.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

100 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 1.0-1.25 ppm

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Coffee, gruyere cheese, pork, beer, rum, bourbon whiskey, malt, sherry, cocoa, tea, mushroom, bourbon vanilla, green mate, jasmine flowers.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
GP1755000
Flash Point(F) 
210.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
99 °C

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