Agent Name

2'-Hydroxy-4'-methoxyacetophenone

Alternative Name

Paeonol

CAS Number

552-41-0

Formula

C9-H10-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Paeonol; 4-O-Methylresacetophenone; PAEONOL; Resacetophenone, 4-O-methyl ester; Resacetophenone-4-methyl ether; 1-(2-Hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)ethanone; Acetophenone, 2'-hydroxy-4'-methoxy- (7CI,8CI); Ethanone, 1-(2-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)- (9CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aromatic Ketones

Description

Off-white crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes altered sleep time in intraperitoneal and intravenous lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes analgesia and effects on inflammation in acute intraperitoneal studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause eye injury; Toxic by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Acetophenone" and "Anisole."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000683 mm Hg

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