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W238600 Sigma-Aldrich


99%, FG

Synonym: p-Methoxyanisole, Dimethylhydroquinone, Hydroquinone dimethyl ether, NSC 7483

  • CAS Number 150-78-7

  • Linear Formula C6H4(OCH3)2

  • Molecular Weight 138.16

  •  FEMA Number 2386

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 774605

  •  EC Number 205-771-9

  •  Council of Europe no. 2059

  •  MDL number MFCD00008401

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901038

  •  Flavis number 4.034



Related Categories A - D, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, C-D, Certified Food Grade Products,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   4.8 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   99%
autoignition temp.   1463 °F
bp   213 °C(lit.)
mp   53-57 °C
  54-56 °C (lit.)
density   1.053 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   fennel; green; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens



1 kg in poly bottle

5, 10 kg in fiber drum

General description

1,4-Dimethoxybenzene can be used as a flavoring agent in the food industry. It s one of the main volatile constituents identified inTuber brumale, Vietnamese green tea and lotus tea.

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For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

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