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ortho-anisic acid
2-methoxybenzoic acid

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CAS Number: 579-75-9Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:209-447-8
FDA UNII:49WA6Z7GZA
Nikkaji Web:J7.431D
Beilstein Number:0509929
MDL:MFCD00002431
XlogP3:1.60 (est)
Molecular Weight:152.14936000
Formula:C8 H8 O3
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Category:flavoring agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:881 2-methoxybenzoic acid
FEMA Number:3943 2-methoxybenzoic acid
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):579-75-9 ; 2-METHOXYBENZOIC ACID
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:white crystalline powder (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 99.00 to 101.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 279.00 to 280.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.002000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 241.00 °F. TCC ( 116.11 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.590
Shelf Life: 24.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
Storage:store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 5000 mg/L @ 30 °C (exp)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
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BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methoxybenzoic acid 95%
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ortho-anisic acid
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2-METHOXYBENZOIC ACID
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
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Sarchem Laboratories
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Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methoxybenzoic acid ReagentPlus®, 99%
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
o-Anisic Acid >98.0%(GC)(T)
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
 
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:
intraperitoneal-mouse LD > 500 mg/kg
"Summary Tables of Biological Tests," National Research Council Chemical-Biological Coordination Center. Vol. 6, Pg. 52, 1954.

intraperitoneal-rat LDLo 3000 mg/kg
BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE CONTRACTION OR SPASTICITY) BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT
Bulletin de la Societe Royale des Sciences de Liege. Vol. 47, Pg. 202, 1978.

intravenous-rat LDLo 2750 mg/kg
BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE CONTRACTION OR SPASTICITY) BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT
Bulletin de la Societe Royale des Sciences de Liege. Vol. 47, Pg. 202, 1978.

Dermal Toxicity:
subcutaneous-mouse LD50 300 mg/kg
Cesko-Slovenska Farmacie. Vol. 31, Pg. 236, 1982.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category:
flavoring agents
Recommendation for ortho-anisic acid usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
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: 19
Click here to view publication 19
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 2.000005.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 1.000002.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 0.500001.00000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 0.800001.50000
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: 2.500005.00000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
Safety References:
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 20, Revision 1 (FGE.20Rev1): Benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids and related esters from chemical group 23
View page or View pdf

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 20, Revision 3(FGE.20Rev3): Benzyl alcohols, benzaldehydes, a related acetal, benzoic acids, and related esters from chemical groups 23 and 30
View page or View pdf

EPI System: View
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):579-75-9
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :11370
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
2-methoxybenzoic acid
Chemidplus:0000579759
RTECS:BZ4385000 for cas# 579-75-9
 
References:
 2-methoxybenzoic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:579-75-9
Pubchem (cid):11370
Pubchem (sid):134977451
 
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HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB32604
FooDB:FDB010544
Export Tariff Code:2918.99.4700
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Potential Uses:
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Synonyms:
2-anisic acid
o-anisic acid
 benzoic acid, 2-methoxy-
2-methoxy-benzoic acid
2-methoxybenzoic acid
o-methoxybenzoic acid
ortho-methoxybenzoic acid
o-methyl salicylic acid
ortho-methyl salicylic acid
 salicylic acid methyl ether
 
 
Notes:
Flavouring agent 2-Methoxybenzoic acid, o-anisic acid, or ortho-methoxybenzoic acid is an organic compound which is an ortho carboxylic acid. It is a crystalline solid.
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