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para-guaiacol
hydroquinone methyl ether

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Name:4-methoxyphenol
CAS Number: 150-76-5Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:205-769-8
FDA UNII:6HT8U7K3AM
Nikkaji Web:J2.031A
Beilstein Number:0507924
MDL:MFCD00002332
CoE Number:11241
XlogP3:1.30 (est)
Molecular Weight:124.13916000
Formula:C7 H8 O2
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:flavoring agents
 
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FLAVIS Number:04.077 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:04.077 4-methoxyphenol
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:white crystalline powder (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 53.00 to 57.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 243.00 to 245.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.021000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:4.3 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 249.00 °F. TCC ( 120.56 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.580
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 1.648e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 water, 4.00E+04 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Strength:high ,
recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
Odor Description:at 1.00 % in dipropylene glycol. phenolic
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: antioxidants
reducing agents
 
Suppliers:
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Mequinol >98%
OQEMA
4-Methoxyphenol
Penta International
HYDROQUINONE MONOMETHYL ETHER
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
4-Methoxyphenol ≥99%
Sigma-Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
4-Methoxyphenol purum, =98.0% (HPLC)
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
4-Methoxyphenol >99.0%(GC)
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xn - Harmful.
R 22 - Harmful if swallowed.
R 36 - Irritating to eyes.
R 43 - May cause sensitisation by skin contact.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 20 - When using do not eat or drink.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 37/39 - Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
S 46 - If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
gavage-rat LD50 [sex: M,F] > 5000 mg/kg
(Blaszcak & Auletta, 1987)

intraperitoneal-mouse LD50 250 mg/kg
National Technical Information Service. Vol. AD691-490

oral-rat LD50 1600 mg/kg
Kodak Company Reports. Vol. 21MAY1971

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents
IFRA Critical Effect: Depigmentation
IFRA: View Standard
Recommendation for para-guaiacol usage levels up to:
 PROHIBITED: Should not be used as a fragrance ingredient.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.12 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 420 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:1800 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: I
 
Food categories according to Commission Regulation EC No. 1565/2000 (EC, 2000) in FGE.06 (EFSA, 2002a). According to the Industry the "normal" use is defined as the average of reported usages and "maximum use" is defined as the 95th percentile of reported usages (EFSA, 2002i).
Note: mg/kg = 0.001/1000 = 0.000001 = 1/1000000 = ppm.
 average usage mg/kgmaximum usage mg/kg
Dairy products, excluding products of category 02.0 (01.0): 0.500002.50000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 0.200001.00000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 0.500002.50000
Processed fruit (04.1): 0.400002.00000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 1.000005.00000
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 0.200001.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 2.0000010.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): 0.200001.00000
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): 0.200001.00000
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): 0.300001.50000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 0.500002.50000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 0.200001.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 1.000005.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 2.0000010.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 0.400002.00000
 
Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(efsa):Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 22 (FGE.22): Ring-substituted phenolic substances from chemical groups 21 and 25 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 58 (FGE.58) Consideration of phenol derivatives evaluated by JECFA (55th meeting) structurally related to ring substituted phenolic substances evaluated by EFSA in FGE.22 (2006) (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000) - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 60 (FGE.60): Consideration of eugenol and related hydroxyallylbenzene derivatives evaluated by JECFA (65th meeting) structurally related to ring- substituted phenolic substances evaluated by EFSA in FGE.22 (2006)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 22, Revision 1 (FGE.22Rev1): Ring-substituted phenolic substances from chemical groups 21 and 25
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):150-76-5
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :9015
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SCCNFP:opinion
WGK Germany:1
4-methoxyphenol
Chemidplus:0000150765
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:150-76-5
 
References:
 4-methoxyphenol
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:150-76-5
Pubchem (cid):9015
Pubchem (sid):134973235
Pherobase:View
 
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(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
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KEGG (GenomeNet):D04926
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB29696
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Export Tariff Code:2909.50.5000
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Formulations/Preparations:
topical solution; 2% mequinol with tretinoin 0.01% (solage) (with alcohol 77.8% vv); (galderma)
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
 
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Synonyms:
p-guaiacol
para-guaiacol
 HQMME
 hydroquinone methyl ether
 hydroquinone monomethyl ether
1-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzene
4-hydroxyanisole
p-hydroxyanisole
para-hydroxyanisole
p-hydroxymethoxybenzene
para-hydroxymethoxybenzene
 leucobasal
 leucodine B
 mechinolum
 mequinol
4-methoxy-phenol
4-methoxyphenol
p-methoxyphenol
para-methoxyphenol
monomethyl ether hydroquinone
 phenol, 4-methoxy-
 phenol, p-methoxy-
 solage
 
 
Notes:
depigmenting agent. Mequinol is a drug used in combination with the drug tretinoin in the treatment of liver spots. Mequinol used alone and in higher doses is used as a topical drug for medical depigmentation. (Wikipedia)
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