P-Methoxybenzaldehyde is naturally found in anise oil. It appears colorless liquid with the odor of hawthorn flower.
P-Methoxybenzaldehyde can be prepared by the oxidation of anesol, sommelet reaction of anisole, and the methylation P-hydroxybenzaldehyde, etc.
It is widely used in the preparation of fragrance.
|Triplet sensitizer | P-Methoxybenzaldehyde | Anisic aldehyde | Aubepine
Application & Uses
- used as a fragrance ingredient
- used as a flavoring agent
- used as a triplet sensitizer to catalyze the photochemical intermolecular atom-transfer radical addition (ATRA) of haloalkanes onto olefins
- used as a stain for detecting non UV-active substances using thin layer chromatography (TLC)
- used in pharmaceutical
- used as intermediate in organic synthesis
Features & Benefits
- Soluble in ethanol, ether, acetone, chloroform, etc., soluble in benzene, insoluble in water. It can volatilize with water vapor.
|Colorless to light yellow transparent liquid
|1.119 to 1.122
|1.571 to 1.574
|Acid Value, mgKOH/g
|LD50 oral, rat
|LD50 dermal, rabbit
- Steel Drum, 200kg net each
GHS Hazard Statements
|No data available
- 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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