Apiole (Parsley)

Title: Apiole (Parsley)
CAS Registry Number: 523-80-8
CAS Name: 4,7-Dimethoxy-5-(2-propenyl)-1,3-benzodioxole
Additional Names: 1-allyl-2,5-dimethoxy-3,4-methylenedioxybenzene; parsley apiole; apiol; apioline; parsley camphor
Molecular Formula: C12H14O4
Molecular Weight: 222.24
Percent Composition: C 64.85%, H 6.35%, O 28.80%
Literature References: Occurs in parsley oil, Petroselinum sativum: Blanchet, Sell, Ann. 6, 259 (1833); Vongerichten, Ber. 9, 1477 (1876); Kolesnikov et al., Aptechnoe Delo 7(4), 27 (1958), C.A. 54, 12491e (1960). Structure: Ciamician, Silber, Ber. 23, 2283 (1890); Thoms, ibid. 36, 1714 (1903). Synthesis: Baker, Savage, J. Chem. Soc. 1938, 1602; F. Dallacker, Ber. 102, 2663 (1969). Synergistic activity with insecticides: E. P. Lichtenstein et al., J. Agric. Food Chem. 22, 658 (1974).
Properties: Crystals; faint parsley odor. mp 29.5°. bp 294°. nD20 1.536-1.538. Insol in water; sol in alcohol, benzene, chloroform, ether, acetone, oils. Keep in a cool place.
Melting point: mp 29.5°
Boiling point: bp 294°
Index of refraction: nD20 1.536-1.538
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