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Identification

Name
4-Methoxyphenylacetone
CAS
122-84-9
Synonyms
1-(4-METHOXYPHENYL)-2-PROPANONE
1-(P-METHOXYPHENYL)-2-PROPANONE
3-(4-METHOXYPHENYL)-2-PROPANONE
4-ACETONYLANISOLE
4-ANISYL ACETONE
4-METHOXYBENZYL METHYL KETONE
4-METHOXYPHENYLACETONE
4-(p-methoxyphenyl)butan-2-one
ANISYL ACETONE
FEMA 2674
P-ANISYL ACETONE
P-METHOXYBENZYL METHYL KETONE
(P-METHOXYPHENYL)ACETONE
raspberry ketone methyl ether
1-(4-methoxyphenyl)-2-propanon
1-(4-Methoxyphenyl)acetone
1-(Para-methoxyphenyl)-2-propanone
1-(p-methoxyphenyl)-2-propanon
2-Propanone, 1-(p-methoxyphenyl)-
4-Methoxyphenoxyacetone
EINECS(EC#)
204-578-7
Molecular Formula
C10H12O2
MDL Number
MFCD00008773
Molecular Weight
164.2
MOL File
122-84-9.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance
Pale Yellow Liquid
Melting point 
<-15 °C
Boiling point 
145 °C/25 mmHg (lit.)
bp 
145 °C25 mm Hg(lit.)

density 
1.067 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

refractive index 
n20/D 1.525(lit.)

FEMA 
2674
Fp 
215 °F

storage temp. 
Sealed in dry,Room Temperature
form 
Liquid
color 
Clear light yellow to yellow-green
JECFA Number
813
BRN 
2044332
InChIKey
WFWKNGZODAOLEO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference
122-84-9(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
2-Propanone, 1-(4-methoxyphenyl)-(122-84-9)
EPA Substance Registry System
122-84-9(EPA Substance)

Safety Data

Hazard Codes 
Xi
Risk Statements 
R36/37/38:Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin .
Safety Statements 
S23:Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapor/spray (appropriate wording to be specified by the manufacturer) .
S24/25:Avoid contact with skin and eyes .
WGK Germany 
2

RTECS 
UC2990000

Hazard Note 
Irritant
TSCA 
Yes
HS Code 
29145000
Toxicity
LD50 orl-rat: 3330 mg/kg FCTXAV 17,857,79

Material Safety Data Sheet(MSDS)

Hazard Information

Description
l-(p-Methoxyphenyl)-2-propanone has an odor and taste similar to anise. May be obtained by boiling α- or β-anetholglycol with a 20% solution of sulfuric acid, or from l-(p-methoxyphenyl)- propan-l,2-ol by treatment with diluted sulfuric acid.
Chemical Properties
1-(p-Methoxyphenyl)-2-propanone has an odor and taste similar to anise.
Chemical Properties
Pale Yellow Liquid
Occurrence
Reported found in Chinese star anise and in Russian star anise; also reported found in sweet and common fen nel, chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) and Illicium verum and cherry
Uses
A volatile compound released by flowering plants to attractant insects
Preparation
Obtained by boiling α- or β-anetholglycol with a 2% solution of sulfuric acid, or from 1-(p-methoxyphenyl)-propan-1,2-ol by treatment with diluted sulfuric acid.
Taste threshold values
Taste characteristics at 15 ppm: sweet spicy, with green anisic, minty nuances.
Synthesis Reference(s)
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 61, p. 1748, 1996 DOI: 10.1021/jo9518314
Safety Profile
Moderately toxic by ingestion andother routes. A skin irritant. A flammable liquid.

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