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Carvacrol

≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym: 5-Isopropyl-2-methylphenol

  • CAS Number 499-75-2

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

  • Molecular Weight 150.22

  •  FEMA Number 2245

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1860514

  •  EC Number 207-889-6

  •  Council of Europe no. 2055

  •  MDL number MFCD00002236

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900943

  •  Flavis number 4.031

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

Related Categories A - D, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, C-D, Certified Food Grade Products,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR 117
  FDA 21 CFR 172.515
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.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   woody; spicy; camphoraceous
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   CC(C)c1ccc(C)c(O)c1
InChI   1S/C10H14O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)10(11)6-9/h4-7,11H,1-3H3
InChI key   RECUKUPTGUEGMW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gene Information   human ... UGT1A4(54657)

Description

General description

Carvacrol is an antimicrobial monoterpene compound that can be used as a flavoring agent in food and cosmetics. It is one of the major volatile components in oregano essential oil.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

100 g in glass bottle

5 kg in poly drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
FI1225000
Flash Point(F) 
212.0 °F
Flash Point(C) 
> 100 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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