Creosol, also called Valspice, 4-methyl guaiacol, molecular formula C8H10O2, is colorless to pale yellow liquid with spice, woody, and sweet vanilla nuances, a smoky campfire-like character.

It is extracted from natural wood oil.

Creosol is mainly used in the flavor, medical and intermedium of organic synthesis

Substance Identification

Synonyms 2-Methoxy-4-methylphenol | 4-Methyl Guaiacol | Valspice
CAS 93-51-6
EINECS 202-252-9
FEMA 2671
HS.CODE 290950
Molecular Formula C8H10O2
Moleclar Weight 138.1638

Application & Uses

  • The long-lasting fragrance used in daily commodities
  • Antisepsis and deoxidization and prevention of hypersensitive skin, used in foodstuff, feed, cosmetic and daily commodities, etc.
  • As raw material to synthesis vanillin
  • Strong soy scent, used in preserve wine and soy sauce for lasting longer without decaying
  • Remain aromatic even after heating
  • Used to deploy, bacon, Vanilla Flavor, such as food and tobacco flavor

Features & Benefits


Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless to light yellow clear liquid
Refractive Index, @n20/D 1.525 to 1.560
Purity, @GC, % 98 min
LD50 oral, rat 740mg/kg

Similar Specs


  • Plastic Drum, 200kg net each

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H302/315/319
P-Code P264/270/280
Response P301+P312+P330 P302+P352 P305+P351+P338 P332+P313 P337+P313 P362+P364
Storage no data available
Disposal P501
S-phrases: S26-S36-S24/25 | R-phrases: R36/37/38


  • 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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