Title: Cumic Alcohol
CAS Registry Number: 536-60-7
CAS Name: 4-(1-Methylethyl)benzenemethanol
Additional Names: cuminol; cuminyl alcohol; p-isopropylbenzyl alcohol
Molecular Formula: C10H14O
Molecular Weight: 150.22
Percent Composition: C 79.95%, H 9.39%, O 10.65%
Literature References: Found in caraway seed. Prepd by the reduction of cuminal; also by treating a suspension of cuminylmagnesium chloride in ether with dry oxygen.
Properties: Liquid; intense, persistent, caraway-like odor and burning, aromatic taste. d15 0.981. bp 248.4°. nD24 1.522. Insol in water; miscible with alcohol, ether.
Boiling point: bp 248.4°
Index of refraction: nD24 1.522
Density: d15 0.981