Sweet, spicy, clove-like, woody, with phenolic savory ham and bacon notes and cinnamon and allspice nuances.

General Information

CategoryAromatic Compound
IUPAC Name2-methoxy-4-prop-2-enylphenol
CAS Number97-53-0
Molecular Weight164.2 g/mol
Canonical SMILESCOC1=C(C=CC(=C1)CC=C)O

Organoleptic Properties

Odor Family
Odor Strength
Odor DescriptionAllspice, Bacon, Cinnamon, Clove, Ham, Phenolic, Savory, Spicy, Sweet, Woody
Usage Level2% in the fragrance concentrate
Substantivity52 hours at 100%

Physical Properties

AppearancePale yellow to dark yellow clear liquid (est)
Specific Gravity1.064 to 1.07 @ 25 °C.
Pounds per Gallon8.854 to 8.93
Refractive Index1.544 to 1.589 @ 20 °C.
Vapor Pressure0.01 mmHg @ 25 °C. (est)
Boiling Point252 to 253 °C. @ 760 mm Hg
Flash Point> 200 °F. TCC ( > 93.33 °C. )
Melting Point-12 to -10 °C. @ 760 mm Hg
Acid Value1 max. KOH/g
Shelf Life24 months if stored properly
StorageStore in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.
Soluble inFixed oils
Paraffin oil, slightly soluble in warm paraffin oil
Water, 754 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Water, 2460 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)


CategoryCosmetic, flavor and fragrance agents
Critical EffectDermal sensitization and systemic toxicity
Usage limits in the finished product
Cat. 1Category 1:0.45 %
Cat. 2Category 2:0.14 %
Cat. 3Category 3:1.4 %
Cat. 4Category 4:2.5 %
Cat. 5ACategory 5A:0.64 %
Cat. 5BCategory 5B:0.64 %
Cat. 5CCategory 5C:0.64 %
Cat. 5DCategory 5D:0.21 %
Cat. 6Category 6:0.64 %
Cat. 7ACategory 7A:1.4 %
Cat. 7BCategory 7B:1.4 %
Cat. 8Category 8:0.21 %
Cat. 9Category 9:4.9 %
Cat. 10ACategory 10A:4.9 %
Cat. 10BCategory 10B:18.00 %
Cat. 11ACategory 11A:0.21 %
Cat. 11BCategory 11B:0.21 %
Cat. 12Category 12:No Restriction

Safety Information

PictogramsGHS07: Harmful
Hazard StatementH317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation
H401 - Toxic to aquatic life
Precautionary StatementP261 - Avoid breathing dust/fumes/gas/mist/vapours/spray
P264 - Wash … thoroughly after handling
P272 - Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace
P273 - Avoid release to the environment
P280 - Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection
P302 + 352 - IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water/…
P305 + 351 + 338 - IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing
P333 + 313 - If skin irritation or a rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention
P337 + 313 - If eye irritation persists get medical advice/attention
P363 - Wash contaminated clothing before reuse
P501 - Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
R-phrasesR22 - Harmful if swallowed
R36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin
R42/43 - May cause sensitization by inhalation and skin contact
S-phrasesS2 - Keep out of the reach of children
S26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
S36 - Wear suitable protective clothing
Europe Standard HazardXn - Harmful


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