Guaiacol acetate

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Guaiacol Acetate is an aromatic ester derived from Guaiacol, known for its warm, spicy, and smoky nuances. It is frequently used in perfumery to introduce warmth and complexity to spice-based or woody compositions, often mimicking the scent of burning wood or incense.

Utilized to add warmth, spice, and smoky notes to perfumes, especially in woody or incense-like fragrances.

IUPAC Name: (2-methoxyphenyl) acetate
CAS Number: 613-70-7
Molecular Formula: C9H10O3
Molecular Weight: 166.17 g/mol
Boiling Point: 122.00 °C
Melting Point: 31.5 °C
Class: Ester
Use/s: Scent
1: 2-Methoxyphenyl acetate 2: Guaiacyl acetate 3: Guaiacol acetate 4: 15212-03-0 5: 1-Acetoxy-2-methoxybenzene 6: Phenol, 2-methoxy-, acetate 7: o-Acetoxyanisole 8: Acetic Acid 2-Methoxyphenyl Ester 9: o-Anisyl acetate
Chemist Says
Scent: Woody, Dry, Green
Scent profile
Scent profiles are inherently subjective and can significantly differ among individuals, and may also be influenced by the conditions at the time of evaluation. The information provided here is a synthesis of data from diverse sources, including books, cross-references, artificial intelligence analyses, and chemical research sites, aiming to present a comprehensive overview. We've distilled this information to highlight the most frequently observed scent profiles for each molecule or compound, offering a generalized perspective.

1: Warm, Spicy, Smoky
2: Smoky, Sweet, Woody
3: Woody, Musty, Walnut, Smoky
4: Smoky, woody, with a slightly sweet and balsamic character


Guaiacol acetate Mass Spectrometry