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Chemical Properties

CAS Registry Number: 607-91-0

Selected information from two of the National Library of Medicine's databases: ChemIDPlus2 and HSDB3.

Names 1

  • 1,3-Benzodioxole, 4-Methoxy-6-(2-Propenyl) (9ci)
  • 6-Allyl-4-Methoxy-1,3-Benzodioxole
  • MYRIS
  • Myristicin

Structure

Chemical Structure for Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number 607-91-0 from NLM

Synonyms (Sources: NTP,HSDB,RTECS,MESH)2

  • 1,3-Benzodioxole, 4-methoxy-6-(2-propenyl)-
  • 5-19-02-00631 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • 5-Allyl-1-methoxy-2,3-(methylenedioxy)benzene
  • 6-Allyl-4-methoxy-1,3-benzodioxole
  • BRN 0166218
  • Benzene, 5-allyl-1-methoxy-2,3-(methylenedioxy)-
  • HSDB 3516
  • Myristicin (6CI)

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Other Registry Numbers2

  • None Found

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Chemical Properties3

Property Description
Boiling Point
  • 276.5 deg C
Color/Form
  • None Found
Corrosivity
  • None Found
Critical Temperature & Pressure
  • None Found
Density/Specific Gravity
  • 1.1416 at 20 deg C g/cu cm
Dissociation Constants
  • None Found
Heat Of Combustion
  • None Found
Heat Of Vaporization
  • None Found
Melting Point
  • <-20 deg C
Molecular Weight
  • 192.21
Odor
  • None Found
Other Chemical/Physical Properties
  • 0.183 kPa at 100 deg C (1.3725 mm Hg)
  • Henry's Law constant = 5.37X10-7 atm-cu m/mol at 25 deg C (est)
  • Hydroxyl radical reaction rate constant = 2.30X10-10 cu cm/molec-sec at 25 deg C (est)
Relative Evaporation Rate
  • None Found
Solubilities
  • In water, 46.4 mg/L at 25 deg C (est)
  • Insoluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol, soluble in ether and benzene.
Spectral Properties
  • Index of refraction = 1.5403 at 20 deg C/D
  • MASS: 8357 (NIST/EPA/MSDC Mass Spectral database, 1990 version)
Surface Tension
  • None Found
Taste
  • None Found
Vapor Density
  • None Found
Vapor Pressure
  • 6.46X10-3 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)
Viscosity
  • None Found
log P (octanol-water)
  • log Kow = 3.53 (est)
pH
  • None Found

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Uses3

  • Myristicin is a flavoring plant constituent and has been known to produce significant psychopharmacological responses as well as insecticidal activity.[Lee HS et al; J Chromatogr B: Biomed Sci Appl 705 (2): 367-72 (1998)] **PEER REVIEWED** PubMed Abstract

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Notes (Sources: NTP,HSDB,RTECS,MESH)2

  • Asaricin is an isomer; a methylene dioxy version of elemicin;.

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Superlist Classes2

  • None Found

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Links to Additional Information2

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Footnotes

1 Source: the NTP's CEBS database.

2 Source: the National Library of Medicine's ChemIDPlus, 02/28/2017.

3 Source: the National Library of Medicine's Hazardous Substance Database, 02/28/2017.

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