Methyl Chavicol

Methyl Chavicol

 

  • Methyl Chavicol is produced by oil, distilled from the herbs of flavoring plants of Basil (Ocimum basilicum-family labiatae), It is used for food flavoring as well as in perfumery. It is also the main raw material to manufacture Anethole.
    Ocimum basilicum alone is cultivated in India on commercial scale. Methyl Chavicol is produced by fractionally distilling Basil Essential Oil. This liquid product has applications in predominantly food flavorings and perfumery.

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    USES :-IN FOOD, FLAVOUR, COSMETIC, PHARMACEUTICALS, TOBACCO AND PERFUME INDUSRTIES.

     

    Physico Chemical Properties

     

    Specification Limit
    Mol. Weight 148.20
    Formula C10H12O
    Other Name Chavicol methyl ether , p-allylanisole , p-Methoxyallylbenzene , Estragole
    Boiling Point  215-216
    CAS NO.  140-67-0
    Flash point  81 C
    Physical Appearance Colourless, clear Liquid
    Odour/Flavour Reminiscent to estragon, with a slightly spicy
    Assay by GLC  Not less than 99%
    Specific Gravity  0.950 to 0.970 
    Refractive Index 1.510 to 1.520
    Optical Rotation -1 TO +1
    Acidity/Alkalinity Neutral to Litmus
    Storage Keep in cool place