Agent Name

Scopoletin

CAS Number

92-61-5

Formula

C10-H8-O4

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

6-Methoxy-7-hydroxycoumarin; 6-Methylesculetin; 6-O-Methylesculetin; 7-Hydroxy-6-methoxy-2H-1-benzopyran-2-one; 7-Hydroxy-6-methoxycoumarin; Chrysatropic acid; Escopoletin; Esculetin 6-methyl ether; Gelseminic acid; Murrayetin; Scopoletine; Scopoletol; beta-Methylesculetin; 2H-1-Benzopyran-2-one, 7-hydroxy-6-methoxy-; 2H-1-Benzopyran-2-one, 7-hydroxy-6-methoxy- (9CI); Coumarin, 7-hydroxy-6-methoxy-; [ChemIDplus] 6-Methoxyumbelliferone; [Merck Index]

Category

Plant Toxins

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Tan powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Plant growth factor derived from the root of Scopolia carniolica or Scopolia japonica." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

An irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Coumarin."

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