Guaiacol is an oily yellow liquid with a penetrating odor, obtained by distilling wood tar or wood creosote.
Guaiacol is present in wood smoke, resulting from the pyrolysis of lignin. The compound contributes to the flavor of many substances such as whisky and roasted coffee.
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
4-Methyl guaiacol, also called as VALSPICE, Creosol, is colorless to pale yellow liquid with condimental odor and distinctive soy scent. It is extracted from natural wood oil.
4-Methyl guaiacol is mainly used in the flavor, medical and intermidium of organic synthesis.