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Thymol

FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
2-Isopropyl-5-methylphenol, 5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)phenol, 5-Methyl-2-isopropylphenol, IPMP
Linear Formula:
2-[(CH3)2CH]C6H3-5-(CH3)OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.22
FEMA Number:
3066
Beilstein:
1907135
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
174
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
4.006
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 64 °C)

origin

France origin

bp

232 °C (lit.)

mp

48-51 °C (lit.)

density

0.965 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

spicy; phenolic

SMILES string

CC(C)c1ccc(C)cc1O

InChI

1S/C10H14O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h4-7,11H,1-3H3

InChI key

MGSRCZKZVOBKFT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Thymol is a monoterpene phenol derivative. It is a key volatile aroma constituent of the essential oil of plants such as thyme, basil, and oregano. It has strong antioxidant, antibacterial, anticarcinogenesis, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic properties.

Application

Thymol can be used as a natural additive in different products such as food, cosmetics, and nutriceuticals.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
10 kg in fiber drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 5 ppm

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Buchu oil grapefruit oil, blackberry, and licorice.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

240.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

116 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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