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1035005 USP

Anethole

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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

  • CAS Number 4180-23-8

  • Linear Formula CH3CH=CHC6H4OCH3

  • Molecular Weight 148.20

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 774229

  •  MDL number MFCD00009284

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749031

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
mfr. no.   USP
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.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
SMILES string   COc1ccc(\C=C\C)cc1
InChI   1S/C10H12O/c1-3-4-9-5-7-10(11-2)8-6-9/h3-8H,1-2H3/b4-3+
InChI key   RUVINXPYWBROJD-ONEGZZNKSA-N

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.
For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

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.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
Flash Point(F) 
195.8 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
91 °C - closed cup

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