Agent Name

Vanillyl alcohol

CAS Number

498-00-0

Formula

C8-H10-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzenemethanol; 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzyl alcohol; 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenylmethanol; Benzenemethanol, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxy-; Vanillic alcohol; Vanillin alcohol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Off-white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Vanillin."

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