4-Allylanisole may react vigorously with strong oxidizing agents. Can react exothermically with reducing agents (such as alkali metals and hydrides) to release gaseous hydrogen. May react exothermically with both acids and bases.
ACUTE/CHRONIC HAZARDS: 4-Allylanisole is an irritant.
colourless liquid with an aniseed smell
insect atttractant, skin irritant, carcinogen
Colorless liquid with odor of anise. Insoluble in water. Isolated from rind of persea gratissima grath. and from oil of estragon. Found in oils of Russian anise, basil, fennel turpentine, tarragon oil, anise bark oil.
In perfumes and as flavor in foods and liqueurs.
Air & Water Reactions
Forms azeotropic mixtures with water. . Insoluble in water.
4-Allylanisole is combustible.