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Acetanisole Properties

Acetanisole

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Description

 

Acetanisole is an aromatic chemical compound with an aroma described as sweet & pleasant. It is used as a chemical intermediate in manufacturing of bulk pharmaceuticals, cosmetic additives like Avobenzone, resins & flavoring agents. Acetanisole is an approved food additive. It is found naturally in castoreum, the glandular secretion of the beaver. Acetanisole has a sweet smell and tastes like cherry and vanilla and is used in nuts, spices and boiled sweets. It is also used in cigarettes.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Crystalline Powder
Boiling Point 239-242 °C
CAS Number 100-06-1
ChEBI 533702
Class NA
Density 1.094 g/cm3
EINECS Number 202-815-9
HS Code 29145000
IUPAC Name 1-(4-Methoxyphenyl)ethanone
InChI 1S/C9H10O2/c1-7(10)8-3-5-9(11-2)6-4-8/h3-6H,1-2H3
InChIKey NTPLXRHDUXRPNE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point 36-38 °C
Molar Mass 150.17 g/mol
Molecular Formula C9H10O2
PG NA
RTECS Number AM9240000
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms 4-Acetylanisole;4-Methoxyacetophenone;Linarodin;Novatone;Vananote;Castoreum Anisole;4-Methoxy Acetophenone 4-MAP
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