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Product Introduction

1,4-Dimethoxybenzene(cas 150-78-7)

Synonym: p-Methoxyanisole
CAS Number: 150-78-7
Purity: 98%
Molecular Weight: 138.16
Molecular Formula: C8H10O2

Technical Information

Physical State: Solid
Storage: Store at room temperature
Melting Point: 54-56° C (lit.)
Boiling Point: 213° C (lit.)
Density: 1.053 g/mL at 25° C

Safety and Reference Information

RTECS: CZ6650000
PubChem CID: 9016
MDL Number: MFCD00008401
EC Number: 205-771-9
Beilstein Registry: 774605

1,4-Dimethoxybenzene(cas 150-78-7) is an organic compound with the formula C6H4(OCH3)2. It is one of three isomers of dimethoxybenzene. It is a white solid with an intensely sweet floral odor. It is produced by several plant species.

1,4-Dimethoxybenzene(cas 150-78-7) Occurrence
It occurs naturally in willow (Salix), tea, hyacinth, zucchini (Cucurbita pepo). It appears to attract bees as it has a powerful response in their antenna.[4] In a study in mice, Brazilian researchers identified 1,4-Dimethoxybenzene(cas 150-78-7) as the major psychoactive chemical in musk willow (Salix aegyptiaca) by its ability to cause somnolescence and depressed activity.

1,4-Dimethoxybenzene(cas 150-78-7) Preparation
It is produced by the methylation of hydroquinone using dimethylsulfate and an alkali.

1,4-Dimethoxybenzene(cas 150-78-7) Uses
1,4-Dimethoxybenzene(cas 150-78-7) is mainly used in perfumes and soaps.

It is an intermediate in synthesis of organic compounds, including pharmaceuticals.

1,4-Dimethoxybenzene(cas 150-78-7) Niche uses
It can be used as a developer in black and white film, and as a base in synthesizing catecholamines and phenethylamines.