Chemicals List 1 >> Isosafrole
CAS number 120-58-1
Isosafrole is an aromatic organic chemical with a
smell similar to anise or licorice.
It is found in small amounts in various essential oils, but is most
commonly obtained by isomerizing the plant oil safrole.
It forms two geometric isomers: cis-isosafrole and trans-isosafrole.
Isosafrole is a precursor for MDP2P which is converted into the
psychoactive drug MDMA ('ecstasy').
CAS NO. 120-58-1
EINECS NO. 204-410-2
MOL WT. 162.19
H.S. CODE TOXICITY
3,4-Methylenedihydroxy-1-propenylbenzene; Isosafrole (cis-,
4-Propenylcatechol methylene ether;
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
PHYSICAL STATE clear to pale yellow oily liquid
MELTING POINT 11 C
BOILING POINT 253 C
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 1.12
SOLUBILITY IN WATER
REFRACTIVE INDEX 1.5745 - 1.5765
FLASH POINT 110 C
STABILITY Stable under ordinary conditions
Isosafrole is a clear to pale yellow oily liquid; toxic,
water-insoluble. It is derived form of sassafras oil or camphorwood
It is used for making soap and perfumes.
It is used as a preservative, an antiseptic agent and an
intermediate. It is used in flavor and fragrance.
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