p-Propenylanisole

  • trans-1-p-Anisylpropene
  • trans-Anethole
  • (E)-Anethol
  • trans-1-(4-Methoxyphenyl)-1-propene
  • trans-1-Methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)benzene
  • 1-Methoxy-4-[(1E)-1-propenyl]benzene
Formula
C10H12O
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
4180-23-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
224-052-0
RTECS
BZ9275000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Beilstein/Gmelin
636190
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-03796
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H12O
Formula mass
148.21
Melting point, °C
21 - 23
Boiling point, °C
236
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.07 (25 C)
Density
0.9883 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
2.93 cp (20 C)
Refractive index
1.5539 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.17
Heat of vaporization
45.5 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Empty containers retain product residue, (liquid and/or vapor), and can be dangerous. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid contact with heat, sparks and flame. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze, solder, drill, grind, or expose empty containers to heat, sparks or open flames.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Remove all sources of ignition.
Disposal code
1
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
91
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool. Containers may explode in the heat of a fire. Combustible Liquid. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Poison_Class
4 (Substances and products that must be considered harmful)
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes severe eye irritation. May cause eye injury.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
HS Code
2909 30 90