Isoeugenol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Isoeugenol Properties


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Isoeugenol is a phenylpropene, a propenyl-substituted guaiacol. It occurs in the essential oils of plants such as ylang-ylang. It can be synthesized from eugenol and had been used in the manufacture of vanillin. It is also used in manufacturing perfumeries, flavorings, essential oils and in medicine.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear to pale yellow oily liquid
Boiling Point 266°C
CAS Number 97-54-1
Density 1.082 g/ml
EINECS Number 202-590-7
IUPAC Name 2-Methoxy-4-(prop-1-en-1-yl)phenol
InChI 1S/C10H12O2/c1-3-4-8-5-6-9(11)10(7-8)12-2/h3-7,11H,1-2H3
Melting Point -10 °C
Molar Mass 164.22 g/mol
Molecular Formula C10H12O2
RTECS Number SL7875000
Refractive n20/D 1.575
Synonyms 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxy-1-propenylbenzene;2-Methoxy-4-propenylphenol;4-Propenylguaiacol;Phenol,2-methoxy-4-(1-propen-1-yl)-