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Thymol

FCC, FG

Synonym: 2-Isopropyl-5-methylphenol, 5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)phenol, 5-Methyl-2-isopropylphenol, IPMP

  • CAS Number 89-83-8

  • Linear Formula 2-[(CH3)2CH]C6H3-5-(CH3)OH

  • Molecular Weight 150.22

  •  FEMA Number 3066

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1907135

  •  EC Number 201-944-8

  •  Council of Europe no. 174

  •  MDL number MFCD00002309

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901193

  •  Flavis number 4.006

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products, Kosher Certified Products,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR 172.515
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 64 °C)
origin   France origin
bp   232 °C (lit.)
mp   48-51 °C (lit.)
density   0.965 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   spicy; phenolic
food allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   CC(C)c1ccc(C)cc1O
InChI   1S/C10H14O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h4-7,11H,1-3H3
InChI key   MGSRCZKZVOBKFT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Thymol is the key volatile aroma constituent of the essential oil (EO) of plants such as thyme, basil and oregano.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

10 kg in fiber drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 5 ppm

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Buchu oil grapefruit oil, blackberry, and licorice.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN2430 - class 8 - PG 3 - EHS - Alkylphenols, solid, n.o.s., HI: A,S
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
XP2275000
Flash Point(F) 
213.8 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
101 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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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