EUGENOL - (97-53-0)

Introduction

Name: eugenol; 4-allyl-2-methoxyphenol*; caryophyllic acid
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 97-53-0
Chemical Formula: C10H12O2
Molar Mass: 164.20108 g
State of Matter: colorless to pale yellow liquid
Mass Percent: C 73.146 %; H 7.3661 %; O 19.487 % 
Isomers:  2-phenethyl acetate  •  isoeugenol

Classification

• organic

Uses/Function

• "In perfumery instead of oil of cloves; manuf[acture] vanillin. As insect attractant. Therapeutic: Analgesic (dental)." 1

Physical Properties


Boiling Point:*
250°C 2 = 523.15 K = 482°F

* - 1 atm pressure

Bonding

For More Information

Wikipedia
Journals:
Waterman, Preister, Rec. Trav. Chim. 48, 1272 (1929)
E.C. Hagan et al., Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 7, 18 (1965)

Sources

(1) - The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 13th ed.; Budavari, S.; O'Neil, M.J.; Smith, A.; Heckelman, P. E.; Kinneary, J. F., Eds.; Merck & Co.: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2001; entry 3931.
(2) - Shriner, Ralph L., Fuson, Reynold C., and Curtin, David Y. The Systematic Identification of Organic Compounds, 4th ed.; John Wiley & Sons: New York, 1962; p 325.