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Estragole Properties


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Estragole is a phenylpropene, a natural organic compound. Its chemical structure consists of a benzene ring substituted with a methoxy group and a propenyl group. It is a double-bond isomer of anethole. It is the primary constituent of essential oil of tarragon. It is also found in essential oils of basil, pine oil, turpentine, fennel, anise, and Syzygium anisatum. It is used in perfumes and as a food additive for flavor.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless liquid
Boiling Point 216 °C
CAS Number 140-67-0
ChEBI 545613
Density 0.946 g/cm3
EINECS Number 205-427-8
IUPAC Name 1-Allyl-4-methoxybenzene
InChI 1S/C10H12O/c1-3-4-9-5-7-10(11-2)8-6-9/h3,5-8H,1,4H2,2H3
Molar Mass 148.20 g/mol
Molecular Formula C10H12O
RTECS Number BZ8225000
Refractive n20/D 1.521
Synonyms 1-Methoxy-4-(3-propenyl)-benzene;Estragol;Estragon;p-Allylanisole;Chavicyl Methylether;Methylchavicol;Chavicol Methylether;Isoanethole;4-Allylanisole uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X