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4-Methoxyphenol

analytical standard

Synonym: 4-Hydroxyanisole, 4-MP, HQMME, Hydroquinone monomethyl ether, MEHQ, MQ-F, p-Guaiacol

  • CAS Number 150-76-5

  • Linear Formula CH3OC6H4OH

  • Molecular Weight 124.14

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 507924

  •  EC Number 205-769-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00002332

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329769881

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

Related Categories 2009/48/EC (Directive on the Safety of Toys), Additional Standards, All Alphabetically Sorted, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography,
Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   4.3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥98.5% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   789 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
impurities   ≤0.5% water
bp   243 °C (lit.)
mp   55-57 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
Cosmetics
Environmental
Flavors and Fragrances
Food and Beverages
Personal Care
format   neat
SMILES string   COc1ccc(O)cc1
InChI   1S/C7H8O2/c1-9-7-4-2-6(8)3-5-7/h2-5,8H,1H3
InChI key   NWVVVBRKAWDGAB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gene Information   human ... TYR(7299)

Description

General description

4-Methoxyphenol belongs to the class of hydroquinone (HQ) derivatives. It is widely used as a skin whitening agent, because it can exert hypo-pigmenting effects. It also finds applications as a stabilizer for chlorinated hydrocarbons, ethyl cellulose, UV (ultraviolet) inhibitor, inhibitor for acrylic monomers, etc.

Application

4-Methoxyphenol may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in cosmetic products using chromatography techniques.

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
SL7700000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Methoxyphenols on SLB®-IL76i

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