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- CATEGORIES: Household Toxin | Industrial/Workplace Toxin | Food Toxin | Natural Toxin | Plant Toxin | Odor and Flavour | This Chemical is an Odorant and has a smell like - flower | EAFUS (Everything Added to Food in the United States) | PESTICIDE active ingredient | Inert Pesticide Ingredient USA - FRAGRANCE ( Generally Not used on Food) | Pesticide or Plant Growth Regulator Approved in Australia | A Hazardous Substance that may be found in the Australian Workplace
- SUBSTANCE LINEAGE: Organic Compounds | Benzenoids | Benzene and Substituted Derivatives | Phenols and Derivatives | Methoxyphenols
- SYNONYMS: (E)-2-methoxy-4- (1-propenyl)-Phenol | (E)-2-methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)-Phenol | (E)-2-Methoxy-4-(prop-1-enyl)phenol | (E)-2-methoxy-4-propenyl-Phenol | (e)-isoeugenol | 1-(3-Methoxy-4-hydroxyphenyl)-1-propane | 1-Hydroxy-2-methoxy-4-propen-1-ylbenzene | 2-Methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)-Phenol | 2-Methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)phenol | 2-Methoxy-4-propenyl-Phenol | 2-Methoxy-4-propenylphenol | 2-Methoxy-4-[(1E)-1-propenyl]phenol | 2-Methoxy-4-[(1E)-prop-1-en-1-yl]phenol | 3-Methoxy-4-hydroxy-1-propen-1-ylbenzene | 3-Methoxy-4-hydroxypropenylbenzene | 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxy-1-propen-1-ylbenzene | 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxy-1-propenylbenzene | 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxypropenylbenzene | Isoeugenol (I) | Isoeugenol trans-form | Propenylgualacol | trans-2-Methoxy-4-propenylphenol | trans-4-Propenylgualacol | Trans-isoeugenol | Trans-p-propenylquaiacol
- DESCRIPTION: Isoeugenol is is a clear to pale yellow oily liquid extracted from certain essential oils especially from clove oil and cinnamon. It is very slightly soluble in water and soluble in organic solvents. It has a spicy odor and taste of clove. Isoeugenol is prepared from eugenol by heating. Eugenol is used in perfumeries, flavorings, essential oils and in medicine (local antiseptic and analgesic). It is used in the production of isoeugenol for the manufacture of vanillin. Eugenol derivatives or methoxyphenol derivatives in wider classification are used in perfumery and flavoring. They are used in formulating insect attractants and UV absorbers, analgesics, biocides and antiseptics. They are also used in manufacturing stabilizers and antioxidants for plastics and rubbers. Isoeugenol is used in manufacturing perfumeries, flavorings, essential oils (odor description: Clove, spicy, sweet, woody) and in medicine (local antiseptic and analgesic) as well as vanillin. (A7915).
- COMMENTS: Residues of this pesticide are tested for on Australian Foods | Pesticide approved in Australia
From Safe Work Australia and the Hazardous Substances Information System (HSIS) in Australia:
| | A Hazardous Substance that may be found in the Australian Workplace. Check with your employer or health and safety officer. Stay informed and become aware of the dangers that surround you. This chemical is included on the list of recognised hazardous chemicals from the Safe Work Australia - Hazardous Substances Information System (HSIS) that is based on the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations are the basis for hazardous chemicals regulations in Commonwealth, State and Territory jurisdictions in Australia. Under the model WHS Regulations, manufacturers and importers of substances, mixtures and articles supplied for use in workplaces are required to determine whether they are hazardous to health and safety before supply. The model WHS Regulations mandate that the hazards of a chemical as determined by the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) must be included in safety data sheets and on labels. There are transitional arrangements in place for moving to the GHS-based system.
The GHS Hazardous Chemical Information List contains chemicals classified by an authoritative source (such as the European Commission or NICNAS) in accordance with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (the GHS). This list contains the vast majority of chemicals currently in HSIS. This list and its detail are regularly updated by Work Safe Australia. The model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations require chemicals to be classified in accordance with the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). However transitional arrangements allow use of classification information in HSIS derived from the Approved Criteria until the 31 December 2016.
- FORMULA: C10H12O2
- DATA SOURCES: DATA SOURCES: ARTICLE 4 | T3DB | PubChem | Flavornet | EAFUS | APVMA | EPA USA - Pesticide Inerts | Safe Work Australia - Hazardous Substances Information System (HSIS)
- LAST UPDATE: 28/04/2018
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