Anisylacetone (CAS 104-20-1)

Products & Informations

Anisylacetone is colorless to pale yellow oily liquid with flowers and fruit odor.

It is prepared by the selective hydrogenation of p-Methoxybenzafdehyde and acetone alcohol.

Anisylacetone is widely used in flavor and fragrance formulation.


  • used in perfume composition as a modifier for heliotropine
  • used as a sweetener for cyclamen aldehyde
  • used as blender in many types of sweet florals, fougeres and oriental fragrance
  • used as flavor in cherry and raspberry

Toxicological Information

LD50 oral, rat 5gm/kg min
LD50 skin, rabbit 5gm/kg min



  • 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
GHS Hazard Statements
H-Code no data available
P-Code no data available
Response no data available
Storage no data available
Disposal no data available

S-phrases: S23-S24/25 | R-phrases: R36/37/38


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Appearance Colorless to pale yellow oily liquid
Content, % 98 min
Refractive Index, @20°C 1.517 to 1.521
Freezing Point, °C 9 max