Methyl Isoeugenol

Methyl isoeugenol (isomethyleugenol) is a phenylpropanoid, the methyl ether of isoeugenol. It is one of the main components found in the essential oil extracted from Acorus calamus, bark of Croton malambo and rhizomes of Zingiber zerumbet, Hedychium coronarium and Etlingera cevuga.

It appears slight thick sticky liquid. Methyl isoeugenol is used in the formulation of flavor and fragrance.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Isoeugenyl Methyl Ether | Methylisoeugenol | Isomethyleugenol
CAS 93-16-3
EINECS 202-224-6
FEMA 2476
HS.CODE 290200
Molecular Formula C11H14O2
Moleclar Weight 178.23

Application & Uses

  • mainly used to make vanilla, berry flavor and mixed spices
  • used in the formulation of carnation, rose, lilac,and Yilan fragrance
  • used as regulating agent for isoeugenol
  • used as extracting and adjusting agent of clove aroma
  • used as pungent modifier
  • used in the production of chocolate

Features & Benefits

  • Soluble in fixed oils, paraffin oil, water, 169.1 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)

Sales Specification

Appearance Slight thick sticky liquid
Odor Eugenol aroma
Refractive Index, @20.00 °C 1.56600 to 1.56900
Specific Gravity, @20.00 °C 1.04800 to 1.05600
Purity, % 98 min
LD50 oral, rat 2500mg/kg
LD50 dermal, rabbit 5gm/kg min

Similar Specs


  • Drum, 200kg net each

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H303
P-Code No data available
Response P312
Storage P403+P235
Disposal P501
UN Number: S-phrases: S26-S36 | R-phrases: R36/38


  • 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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