Crystallise guaiacol from *benzene/pet ether or distil it in a vacuum. [Beilstein 6 H 768, 6 IV 5563.]
LD50:900 mg / kg (rat, subcutaneous).
LD50: 3.7 mg / kg (rabbit, intravenously).
Oral administration of large amount can stimulate the esophagus and stomach, resulting in heart failure, collapse and death.
It can be obtained by diazotization and hydrolysis of anthranium anisole.
Obtained from fractionated of wood oil.
In the nature of guaiacol is presented in the guaiacum or pine oil. In the creosote oil obtained from wood dry distillation, guaiacol is the major ingredient. This product could be obtained through fractional distillation of creosote oil. Japan Osaka Refining Company takes o-nitrochlorobenzene as raw material, first synthesizes o-nitroanisole, and then reduces it to o-anisidine, and finally obtains the goods. China's production method is roughly the same. Ingredient consumption quota: 1250 kg / t of amino-containing anisole, 1500 kg / t of sulfuric acid (93%), 700 kg / t of sodium nitrite and 400 kg / t of copper sulfate.
ChEBI: A monomethoxybenzene that consists of phenol with a methoxy substituent at the ortho position.
A phenolic natural product and reducing co-substrate for COX reactions.
Colorless to amber crystals or liquid. Density (of solid) 1.129 g / cm3. Solidifies at 28°C (82.4°F), but may remain liquid for a long time even at a much lower temperature. Slightly water soluble . Soluble in aqueous sodium hydroxide. Used medicinally as an expectorant. Used, because of its anti-oxidant properties, as an anti-skinning agent for paints.
Used for pharmaceuticals, dyes and spices intermediates
Mainly used for the preparation of coffee, vanilla, fumigation and tobacco flavor.
Used for the synthesis of dyes, also used as analytical reagents
In medicine, it can be used for the manufacture of calcium guaiacol sulfonate; in the spice industry, it is used the manufacture of vanillin and artificial musk; Used for test copper, hydrocyanic acid and nitrite
Guaiacol may react with oxidizing materials. Guaiacol forms salts readily with bases.
Air & Water Reactions
Sensitive to air and light (darkens). Slightly water soluble.
It appears as white or slightly yellow crystals or colorless to pale yellow transparent oily liquid. It has a special aromatic smell. It is slightly soluble in water and benzene. It is easily soluble in glycerol. It is miscible with ethanol, ether, chloroform, oil and glacier acetic acid.
Guaiacol is combustible.
Light Yellow Oil