💊 Chemical information
Anethol; Anetol; p-Propenylanisole. (E)-1-Methoxy-4-(prop-1enyl)benzene.
Chemical formula: C10H12O = 148.2.
CAS — 104-46-1; 4180-23-8 (E isomer).
Pharmacopoeias.In Ger. Also in USNF.
USNF 26(Anethole). Obtained from anise oil or other sources or prepared synthetically. At or above 23° anethole is a colourless or faintly yellow liquid with a sweet taste and the aromatic odour of aniseed. Very slightly soluble in water; soluble 1 in 2 by volume of alcohol; readily miscible with chloroform and with ether. Store in airtight containers. Protect from light.
Anethole has similar properties to those of anise oil (below). It is also included in mixed terpene preparations used in urinary-tract disorders.
Multi-ingredient: Austria: Rowatinex; Canad.: Beech Nut Cough Drops†; Bentasil Licorice with Echinacea†; Bentasil†; Bronco Asmol; Chile: Rowatinex; Cz.: Rowatinex; Ger.: Rowatinex; Hong Kong: Neo-Rowatinex; Rowatinex; Hung.: Rowatinex; Indon.: Listerine Coolmint; Irl.: Rowatinex; Israel: Rowatinex; Malaysia: Rowatinex; Philipp.: Listerine Coolmint; Rowatinex; Pol.: Rowatinex; Spain: Pulmofasa; Rowanefrin; Vicks Formula 44†; Switz.: GU Eau†; Neo-Angin sans sucre; Pectocalmine Junior N; Thai.: Rowatinex; Venez.: Rowatinex.
Published December 18, 2018.