Chavicol

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Chavicol
Chavicol
Chemical name 4-(2-propenyl)phenol
Chemical formula C9H10O
Molecular mass 134.18 g/mol
CAS number [501-92-8]
Density 1.020 g/cm3
Melting point 16 °C
Boiling point 238 °C
123 °C at 16 mmHg
SMILES C=CCC1=CC=C(O)C=C1
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Chavicol, or p-allylphenol, is a natural organic compound. Its chemical structure consists of a benzene ring substituted with a hydroxy group and a propenyl group. It is a colorless liquid found together with terpenes in betel oil. It is miscible with alcohol, ether, and chloroform.

Chavicol is used as an odorant in perfumery.

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