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Guaiacol

natural, ≥99%, FG

Synonym(s):
2-Methoxyphenol, Catechol monomethyl ether, Pyrocatechol monomethyl ether
Linear Formula:
(CH3O)C6H4OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
124.14
FEMA Number:
2532
Beilstein:
508112
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
173
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
4.005
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher
natural

Quality Level

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

vapor density

4.27 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.11 mmHg ( 25 °C)

assay

≥99%

form

liquid
solid

refractive index

n20/D 1.543 (lit.)

bp

205 °C (lit.)

mp

26-29 °C (lit.)

density

1.129 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

no known allergens

Organoleptic

medicinal; woody; smoky; spicy; vanilla

SMILES string

COc1ccccc1O

InChI

1S/C7H8O2/c1-9-7-5-3-2-4-6(7)8/h2-5,8H,1H3

InChI key

LHGVFZTZFXWLCP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Guaiacol is a flavor compound occurs naturally in tomatoes and wine that is matured in oak barrels.

Application

Guaiacol can be used to prepare vanillin, a well-known food flavoring agent.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle
5, 10 kg in poly drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Guaiacol, along with 2,4,6-trichloroanisole, is responsible for cork taint in wine. A method has been developed for extraction and quantitation of the two compounds.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

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

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

194.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

90 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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