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Methyl eugenol

≥98%, FCC

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Synonym(s):
Eugenol methyl ether, 4-Allyl-1,2-dimethoxybenzene, Eugenyl methyl ether
Linear Formula:
H2C=CHCH2C6H3(OCH3)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
178.23
FEMA Number:
2475
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1910871
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
185
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
FCC

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.534 (lit.)

bp

254-255 °C (lit.)

mp

−4 °C (lit.)

density

1.036 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

eugenol

organoleptic

cinnamon; clove; spicy; sweet; warm

SMILES string

COc1ccc(CC=C)cc1OC

InChI

1S/C11H14O2/c1-4-5-9-6-7-10(12-2)11(8-9)13-3/h4,6-8H,1,5H2,2-3H3

InChI key

ZYEMGPIYFIJGTP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Methyl eugenol ≥98%, FCC

W247502

Methyl eugenol

Methyl isoeugenol ≥98%, FG

W247618

Methyl isoeugenol

Eugenyl acetate ≥98%, FCC, FG

W246905

Eugenyl acetate

Eugenol natural, ≥98%, FG

W246719

Eugenol

organoleptic

cinnamon; clove; spicy; sweet; warm

organoleptic

spicy

organoleptic

clove; spicy; sweet

organoleptic

clove; woody; spicy; sweet

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic

biological source

-

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

eugenol

fragrance allergen

-

fragrance allergen

eugenol, Eugenyl acetate

fragrance allergen

eugenol

agency

follows IFRA guidelines

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

General description

Methyl eugenol is one of the main constituents of the essential oil of Ocimum species. It is also an attractant for the oriental fruit flies.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 1.5 ppm

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Anise, banana, basil, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, plum, raspberry, peach, papaya, passionfruit, and apricot.

Disclaimer

For R&D or non-EU Food use. Not for retail sale.

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Warning

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Carc. 2 - Muta. 2

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

230.0 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

110 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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Essential oil yield and quality of methyl eugenol rich Ocimum tenuiflorum Lf (syn. O. sanctum L.) grown in south India as influenced by method of harvest.
Kothari SK, et al.
Journal of Chromatography A, 1054(1), 67-72 (2004)
Attraction of the oriental fruit fly, Dacus dorsalis, to methyl eugenol and related olfactory stimulants.
Metcalf RL, et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 72(7), 2501-2505 (1975)
Roktim Gogoi et al.
Current pharmaceutical biotechnology, 21(10), 927-938 (2020-02-18)
The essential oil of methyl eugenol rich Cymbopogon khasianus Hack. was evaluated and its bioactivities were compared with pure methyl eugenol. So far, methyl eugenol rich essential oil of lemongrass was not studied for any biological activities; hence, the present
Biosynthesis of estragole and methyl-eugenol in sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum L). Developmental and chemotypic association of allylphenol O-methyltransferase activities.
Lewinsohn E, et al.
Plant Science, 160(1), 27-35 (2004)
Kristin Herrmann et al.
Mutagenesis, 27(4), 453-462 (2012-02-18)
Methyleugenol, a secondary metabolite present in many herbal spices, is carcinogenic in various tissues of mice and rats but negative in standard in vitro mutagenicity tests. Several observations indicate that hydroxylation followed by sulfation is an important activation pathway in

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