Agent Name

Sesamol

CAS Number

533-31-3

Formula

C7-H6-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3,4-Methylenedioxyphenol; 5-Hydroxy-1,3-benzodioxole; Methylene ether of oxyhydroquinone; 1,3-Benzodioxol-5-ol; 3,4-(Methylenedioxy)phenol; Phenol, 3,4-(methylenedioxy)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatic Compounds

Description

Light brown crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Component of sesame oil; [ChemIDplus] Used to make the drug paroxetine; [Wikipedia]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Suspected carcinogen; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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