Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H8O2
Molecular Weight: 136.15
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Odor: hawthorn fruity.
Solubility: soluble in water; 25℃, 4.29g/L. soluble in ethanol.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 1510mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD50: >5000mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 1859mg/Kg;
guinea pig oral LD50: 1260mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent masking, solubilizing, dispersing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Widely used as perfume. eg: food.
Masking agent, perfume in personal care products.
Use as insect attractant. good effect to cockroaches.
Use as plating agent.