Anise Alcohol

Title: Anise Alcohol
CAS Registry Number: 105-13-5
CAS Name: 4-Methoxybenzenemethanol
Additional Names: p-methoxybenzyl alcohol; anisyl alcohol
Molecular Formula: C8H10O2
Molecular Weight: 138.16
Percent Composition: C 69.55%, H 7.30%, O 23.16%
Literature References: Prepd by reduction of anisaldehyde with triisobutyl aluminum and with amine boranes: Ziegler et al., Ann. 623, 9 (1959); Chamberlain, Schechter, US 2898379 (1959 to Callery Chemical). Toxicity study: Woodart et al., J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 93, 26 (1948).
Properties: Liquid, bp 259°. mp 24-25°, solidif 17°. d1515 1.113. Practically insoluble in water. Freely soluble in alc, ether. LD50 orally in rats: 1.2 ml/kg (Woodart).
Melting point: mp 24-25°
Boiling point: bp 259°
Density: d1515 1.113
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in rats: 1.2 ml/kg (Woodart)
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