Estragole is naturally found in turpentine, basil and tarragon oil. It appears colorless to pale yellow clear liquid with licorice and phenolic odor.

Estragole is used in the preparation of fragrance.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Chavicol Methyl Ether | p-Allylanisole | 4-Allylanisole | 1-Allyl-4-methoxybenzene | Esdragol
CAS 140-67-0
EINECS 205-427-8
FEMA 2411
HS.CODE 290200
Molecular Formula C10H12O
Moleclar Weight 148

Application & Uses

  • used in fragrance compositions such as lavender, fougere, and chypre
  • used as perfuming agents, effective in creating an absinthe accord, provide a boost to wormwood notes
  • used in the ingredient of local anesthetic
  • used as intermediate of medicine, having wide spread applications in folk medicine and aromatherapy
  • used as food additives

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid
Specific Gravity, @25.00 °C 0.96500 to 0.97500
Refractive Index, @20.00 °C 1.52100 to 1.52500
Purity, % 99 min
LD50 oral, rat 1030mg/kg
LD50 skin, rabbit 5gm/kg min


  • Drum, 25/50/200kg net each

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GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H227/302/315/317/319/341/351/411
P-Code P201/202/210/261/264/270/272/273/280
Response P301+P312+P330 P302+P352 P305+P351+P338 P308+P313 P333+P313 P337+P313 P370+P378 P391
Storage P403+P235 P405
Disposal P501
S-phrases: S26-S36/37 | R-phrases: R22


  • Avoid contact with light
  • Keep separated from incompatible substances
  • Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards
  • Store in a cool, dry place
  • Store in a tightly closed container


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