Agent Name

Acetosyringone

CAS Number

2478-38-8

Formula

C10-H12-O4

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

1-(4-Hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)ethanone; 4'-Hydroxy-3',5'-dimethoxyacetophenone; 4-Hydroksy-3',5'-dwumetoksyacetofenon [Polish]; Acetophenone, 4'-hydroxy-3',5'-dimethoxy- (8CI); Acetosyringenin; Ethanone, 1-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-; [ChemIDplus] 3',5'-Dimethoxy-4'-hydroxyacetophenone; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Description

White to brown solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A flavoring agent that naturally occurs in pork and sherry; [ToxPlanet: EFSA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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