Piperonyl Alcohol (CAS No. 495-76-1)

3,4-Methylenedioxybenzyl Alcohol

Purity / Analysis Method >98.0%(GC)
Molecular Formula / Molecular Weight C8H8O3 = 152.15
Physical State (20 deg.C) Solid
CAS RN 495-76-1
Appearance White to Light yellow powder to crystal
Purity(GC) min. 98.0 %
Melting point 53.0 to 55.0 °C
Properties (reference)
Melting Point 54 °C
Boiling Point 157 °C/16 mmHg

Piperonyl Alcohol acts as an anti-oxidant on lipid peroxidation through inhibition. It is also used as a reagent in improving stability and antioxidant characteristics of sesame oil through spray-dried emulsions.

Name Piperonyl alcohol
Synonyms 3,4-(Methylenedioxy)phenylmethanol; 1,3-Benzodioxol-5-ylmethanol

Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Molecular Weight 152.15
CAS Registry Number 495-76-1
EINECS 207-808-4