Anisyl Alcohol

Anisyl alcohol is naturally found in vanilla oil and anise oil.
It appears colorless to pale yellow liquid while easy to crystallize. It has floral odor and the smell of anise and hawthorn.

Anisyl alcohol is prepared by the hydrogenation reaction of p-Methoxybenzafdehyde.

It is widely used in the flavor and fragrance formulation of daily chemical products.

Substance Identification

Synonyms AAL | Anisalcohol | Anise alcohol| 4-Methoxybenzyl Alcohol | para-Methoxybenzyl Alcohol
CAS 105-13-5
EINECS 203-273-6
FEMA 2099
HS.CODE 290600
Molecular Formula C8H10O2
Moleclar Weight 138.16

Application & Uses

  • used in perfumery, especially floral perfume
  • used as food additive
  • used as raw material to synthesize anisyl acetate
  • used in the fragrance formulation of daily chemical commodities

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless or light yellow solid at room temperature
Refractive Index, @20 ° C, 1.5430 to 1.5450
Content, % 99 min
LD50 oral, rat 1200uL/kg
LD50 skin, rabbit 3gm/kg

GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H313/315/317/319/402
P-Code P261/264/272/273/280
Response P302+P352 P305+P351+P338 P312 P333+P313 P337+P313
Storage no data available
Disposal P501
S-phrases: S26-S36 | R-phrases: R22


  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place


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