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00130595 Sigma-Aldrich

trans-Anethole

primary reference standard

Synonym: 4-Propenylanisole, trans-1-Methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)benzene

  • CAS Number 4180-23-8

  • Linear Formula CH3CH=CHC6H4OCH3

  • Molecular Weight 148.20

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 774229

  •  EC Number 224-052-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00009284

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329747004

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

grade   primary reference standard
InChI Key   RUVINXPYWBROJD-ONEGZZNKSA-N
form   crystals (white)
  liquid (above 23 oC)
CofA   certificate is enclosed in each package
refractive index   n20/D 1.561 (lit.)
bp   234-237 °C (lit.)
mp   20-21 °C (lit.)
density   0.988 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Application

Reference Standard in the analysis of herbal medicinal products

Biochem/physiol Actions

Naturally occurring phenylpropene derivative that is estrogenic at lower concentrations and cytotoxic at higher concentrations to cancer cell lines. The cytotoxicity is related to the metabolism of trans-anethole to 4-hydroxy-1-propenylbenzene.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
BZ9275000
Flash Point(F) 
195.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
91 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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