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orcinol dimethyl ether
benzene, 1,3-dimethoxy-5-methyl-

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CAS Number: 4179-19-5Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:224-048-9
FDA UNII: Search
Nikkaji Web:J133.176K
XlogP3-AA:2.20 (est)
Molecular Weight:152.19304000
Formula:C9 H12 O2
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome, Edge or firefox)
Category:cosmetic fragrance agents and aromatic raw materials
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
Google Scholar:Search
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 244.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.049000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 215.00 °F. TCC ( 102.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.897 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 365.5 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
Alfa Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
3,5-Dimethoxytoluene 98%
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Penta International
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
3,5-Dimethoxytoluene 98%
For experimental / research use only.
3,5-Dimethoxytoluene >97.0%(GC)
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
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.
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
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:
cosmetic fragrance agents and aromatic raw materials
RIFM Fragrance Material Safety Assessment: Search
IFRA Code of Practice Notification of the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice
Recommendation for orcinol dimethyl ether flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
AIDS Citations:Search
Cancer Citations:Search
Toxicology Citations:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):4179-19-5
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :77844
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:4179-19-5
Pubchem (cid):77844
Pubchem (sid):135036200
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc:Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB59853
Export Tariff Code:2909.30.6000
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 rosa centifolia
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 rosa chinensis
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 rosa damascena
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 tobacco jasmin tobacco
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 benzene, 1,3-dimethoxy-5-methyl-
1,3-dimethoxy-5-methyl benzene
5-methyl resorcinol dimethyl ether
 orcinol dimethyl ether
 toluene, 3,5-dimethoxy-


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