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2-Methoxy-4-methylphenol

natural, 97%, FG

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Synonym(s):
2-Hydroxy-5-methylanisole, 2-Methoxy-p-cresol, 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxytoluene, 4-Methylguaiacol, Creosol
Linear Formula:
CH3OC6H3(CH3)OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
138.16
FEMA Number:
2671
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1862340
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
175c
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
4.007
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Quality Level

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117

assay

97%

refractive index

n20/D 1.537 (lit.)

bp

221-222 °C (lit.)

mp

5 °C (lit.)

density

1.092 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

organoleptic

clove; leathery; smoky; spicy; smoky; sweet; vanilla

SMILES string

COc1cc(C)ccc1O

InChI

1S/C8H10O2/c1-6-3-4-7(9)8(5-6)10-2/h3-5,9H,1-2H3

InChI key

PETRWTHZSKVLRE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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grade

FG, Kosher, Halal, natural

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

grade

-

grade

FG, Kosher

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

-

food allergen

no known allergens

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

-

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

assay

97%

assay

≥98%

assay

≥98%

assay

≥99%

bp

221-222 °C (lit.)

bp

221-222 °C (lit.)

bp

221-222 °C (lit.)

bp

125-126 °C/14 mmHg (lit.)

General description

2-Methoxy-4-methylphenol is a phenolic flavor compound reported in commercial liquid smoke flavoring and wood smoke.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 1.0-1.25 ppm

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Coffee, gruyere cheese, pork, beer, rum, bourbon whiskey, malt, sherry, cocoa, tea, mushroom, bourbon vanilla, green mate, jasmine flowers.

pictograms

Exclamation mark

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Warning

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

210.2 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

99 °C - closed cup

ppe

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


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Study of a commercial liquid smoke flavoring by means of gas chromatography/mass spectrometry and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy.
Guillen MD, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 43(2), 463-468 (1995)
The flavor chemistry of wood smoke.
Maga JA
Food Reviews International, 3(1-2), 139-183 (1987)
Anthea L Fudge et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 60(1), 52-59 (2011-12-02)
In this study, the suitability of mid-infrared (MIR) spectroscopy, combined with principal component analysis (PCA) and linear discriminant analysis (LDA), was evaluated as a rapid analytical technique to identify smoke tainted wines. Control (i.e., unsmoked) and smoke-affected wines (260 in
Day-Shin Hsu et al.
Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 16(10), 3121-3131 (2010-02-02)
An efficient and short entry to polyfunctionalized linear triquinanes from 2-methoxyphenols is described by utilizing the following chemistry. The Diels-Alder reactions of masked o-benzoquinones, derived from 2-methoxyphenols, with cyclopentadiene afford tricyclo[5.2.2.0(2,6)]undeca-4,10-dien-8-ones. Photochemical oxa-di-pi-methane (ODPM) rearrangements and 1,3-acyl shifts of the
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