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alpha-ethoxy-ortho-cresol
o-(ethoxymethyl)phenol

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CAS Number: 20920-83-6Picture of molecule3D/inchi
FDA UNII:Z4A6NG7L1F
Nikkaji Web:J422.081A
CoE Number:11905
XlogP3:1.10 (est)
Molecular Weight:152.19304000
Formula:C9 H12 O2
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:714 o-(ethoxymethyl)phenol
FLAVIS Number:04.045 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:04.045 2-(ethoxymethyl)phenol
FEMA Number:3485 o-(ethoxymethyl)phenol
FDA Mainterm: O-(ETHOXYMETHYL)PHENOL
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.04700 to 1.05200 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.712 to 8.754
Refractive Index:1.51700 to 1.52300 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 111.00 to 113.00 °C. @ 20.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.051000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 192.00 °F. TCC ( 88.89 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.734 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, slightly
 water, 8422 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: smoky
Odor Strength:medium ,
recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
sweet smoky vanilla castoreum
Odor Description:at 1.00 % in dipropylene glycol. sweet smoky vanilla castoreum
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Axsyn
For experimental / research use only.
o-(Ethoxymethyl)phenol
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Ethoxy-3-methylpyrazine
Parchem
alpha-ethoxy-ortho-cresol
Chemical Sources Association
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Safety Information:
 
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:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for alpha-ethoxy-ortho-cresol usage levels up to:
  0.1000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 1.50 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 0.01 (μg/capita/day)
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 10
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: -4.00000
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: -4.00000
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: -4.00000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: -4.00000
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: -4.00000
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: -4.00000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
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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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 22, Revision 1 (FGE.22Rev1): Ring-substituted phenolic substances from chemical groups 21 and 25
View page or View pdf
EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):20920-83-6
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :3486665
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
2-(ethoxymethyl)phenol
Chemidplus:0020920836
 
References:
 2-(ethoxymethyl)phenol
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:20920-83-6
Pubchem (cid):3486665
Pubchem (sid):135263318
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB40449
FooDB:FDB020202
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
animal
iso
butyl quinoline
FR
6-
methyl quinoline
FL/FR
burnt
amber oil
FR
chocolate
iso
amyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
vanillyl ethyl ether
FL/FR
coffee
furfuryl mercaptan
FL/FR
fruity
ethyl 3-hydroxyhexanoate
FL/FR
green
3,7-
dimethyl-6-octenoic acid
FL/FR
narcissus flower absolute
FR
leathery
castoreum absolute
FL/FR
phenolic
piper betle leaf oil
CS
2-
propyl phenol
FL/FR
smoky
birch tar oil
FL/FR
cade oil
FR
2,6-
dimethoxyphenol
FL/FR
4-
ethyl phenol
FL/FR
propyl paraben
CS
pyroligneous acids
FL/FR
pyroligneous acids hickory
FL/FR
spicy
4-
ethyl guaiacol
FL/FR
pepper tree berry oil
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
benzyl disulfide
FL
birch tar oil
FL/FR
1-
methyl pyrrole
FL
2-
propyl phenol
FL/FR
animal
animal
6-
methyl quinoline
FL/FR
coffee
furfuryl mercaptan
FL/FR
floral
iso
amyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
3,7-
dimethyl-6-octenoic acid
FL/FR
fruity
ethyl 3-hydroxyhexanoate
FL/FR
leathery
castoreum absolute
FL/FR
meaty
4-
allyl-2,6-dimethoxyphenol
FL
medicinal
2,6-
dimethoxyphenol
FL/FR
onion
2-
methyl-1,3-dithiolane
FL
rummy
vanillyl ethyl ether
FL/FR
smoky
4-
ethyl phenol
FL/FR
pyroligneous acids
FL/FR
pyroligneous acids hickory
FL/FR
dextro-
xylose
FL
spicy
pepper tree berry oil
FL/FR
woody
4-
ethyl guaiacol
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRcastoreum
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
o-cresol, a-ethoxy-
a-ethoxy-o-cresol
alpha-ethoxy-o-cresol
2-(ethoxymethyl) hydroxybenzene
2-(ethoxymethyl) phenol
o-(ethoxymethyl) phenol
ortho-(ethoxymethyl) phenol
2-(ethoxymethyl)hydroxybenzene
2-(ethoxymethyl)phenol
o-(ethoxymethyl)phenol
ortho-(ethoxymethyl)phenol
o-hydroxybenzyl ethyl ether
ortho-hydroxybenzyl ethyl ether
 hydroxybenzyl ethyl ether, o-
 phenol, 2-(ethoxymethyl)-
 

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