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Name Anisole
CAS 100-66-3
EINECS(EC#) 202-876-1
Molecular Formula C7H8O
MDL Number MFCD00008354
Molecular Weight 108.14
MOL File 100-66-3.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance Anisole is a colorless to yellowish liquid with an agreeable, aromatic, spicy-sweet odor.
Melting point  -37 °C (lit.)
Boiling point  154 °C (lit.)
density  0.995 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor density  3.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure  10 mm Hg ( 42.2 °C)
FEMA  2097
refractive index  n20/D 1.516(lit.)
Fp  125 °F
storage temp.  Store at RT.
solubility  1.71g/l
form  Liquid
color  Clear colorless
Odor phenol, anise odor
Relative polarity 0.198
Stability: Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
explosive limit 0.34-6.3%(V)
Odor Threshold 0.057ppm
Odor Type phenolic
Water Solubility  1.6 g/L (20 ºC)
Detection Methods GC
JECFA Number 1241
Merck  14,669
BRN  506892
LogP 2.62 at 30℃
CAS DataBase Reference 100-66-3(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Benzene, methoxy-(100-66-3)
EPA Substance Registry System 100-66-3(EPA Substance)

Safety Data

Hazard Codes  Xn
Risk Statements 
R38:Irritating to the skin.
R20:Harmful by inhalation.
Safety Statements 
S37/39:Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection .
S26:In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice .
S16:Keep away from sources of ignition-No smoking .
S24/25:Avoid contact with skin and eyes .
RIDADR  UN 2222 3/PG 3
WGK Germany  2
RTECS  BZ8050000
Autoignition Temperature 887 °F
HazardClass  3
PackingGroup  III
HS Code  29093000
Safety Profile
Moderately toxic by ingestion and inhalation. A skin irritant. A flammable liquid. To fight fire, use foam, CO2, dry chemical. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid fumes.
Hazardous Substances Data 100-66-3(Hazardous Substances Data)

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