Agent Name

6-Methoxy-alpha-tetralone

CAS Number

1078-19-9

Formula

C11-H12-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

6-Methoxy-1-tetralone; 6-Methoxy-3,4-dihydro-1(2H)-naphthalenone; 1(2H)-Naphthalenone, 3,4-dihydro-6-methoxy-; 6-Methoxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalen-1-one; [ChemIDplus] 3,4-dihydro-6-methoxy-1(2H)-naphthalenone; 1-Keto-6-methoxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalene; 5-Keto-2-methoxy-5,6,7,8-tetrahydronaphthalene; [Merck Index]

Category

Aromatic Ketones

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Light yellow crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make estrane derivatives and 19-norsteroids; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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