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Substance Name

Identification Number: CASRN | 93-15-2

  Substance Attributes

  • Known Human Carcinogen

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  • CATEGORIES: Household Toxin | Plant Toxin | Food Toxin | Natural Toxin | Odor | This Chemical is an Odorant and has a smell like - clove, spice | EAFUS (Everything Added to Food in the United States) | PESTICIDE active ingredient | organic | insect pheromone | Inert Pesticide Ingredient USA - FRAGRANCE ( Generally Not used on Food) | Pesticide or Plant Growth Regulator Approved in Australia | Pesticide approved in USA (California)
  • SUBSTANCE LINEAGE: Organic Compounds | Benzenoids | Benzene and Substituted Derivatives | Phenylpropenes | Phenylpropenes
  • SYNONYMS: 1 | 2-Dimethoxy-4-(2-propenyl)benzene | 1,2-Dimethoxy-4-(2-propenyl)benzene | 1-(3 | 4-Dimethoxyphenyl)-2-propene | 4-Allyl-1 | 2-dimethoxybenzene | 4-Allyl-1,2-dimethoxy-Benzene | 4-Allyl-1,2-dimethyoxybenzene | 4-Allylveratrole | Allyl-1,2-dimethoxybenzene | Benzene | 4-(2-propenyl)-1,2-dimethoxy | Eugenol methyl | FEMA 2475
  • DESCRIPTION: Methyleugenol is found in allspice. Methyleugenol is present in many essential oils, e.g. nutmeg, mace and also many fruits, e.g. apple, banana, orange juice or peel, grapefruit, bilberry Methyleugenol has been shown to exhibit anti-nociceptive function (A7914). Methyleugenol belongs to the family of Anisoles. These are organic compounds contaiing a methoxybenzene or a derivative thereof.
  • COMMENTS: Residues of this pesticide are NOT tested for on Australian Foods even though the Pesticide is approved in Australia. This is partly so because this pesticide is not usually used around food agriculture. | Pesticide approved in Australia
  • toxin chemical structure pubchem
  • FORMULA: C11H14O2
  • DATA SOURCES: DATA SOURCES: T3DB | PubChem | IARC | NTP | OEHHA | Flavornet | EAFUS | Consolidated Pesticide Information Dataset (CPI) from the USA EPA | Compendium of Pesticide Common Names | APVMA | DPR | EPA USA - Pesticide Inerts
  • LAST UPDATE: 26/04/2018

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