2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenol Properties


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2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenol is an aromatic substance allowed to be used as a flavouring agents. It is one of the compounds responsible for the natural aroma of buckwheat. Some insects like Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Red palm weevil), use this substance for chemical signaling (pheromones). The aroma of pure substance was described as: apple, spicy, peanut, wine-like or clove and curry.

Chemical Properties

Boiling Point 224 °C(lit.)
CAS Number 7786-61-0
Chemical Composition Sodium acetate trihydrate-->Quinoline-->trans-Cinnamic acid
Density 1.11 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
IUPAC Name 4-Ethenyl-2-methoxyphenol
Melting Point 25-29°C
Molar Mass 150.18 g/mol
Molecular Formula C9H10O2
NFPA 704 H-1, F-1, R-0, C-NA
RTECS Number SL8205000
Refractive n20/D 1.582(lit.)
Solubility Soluble in cold water.
Synonyms 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxystyrene
p-Vinicatechol-o-methyl ether
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