Anethole (trans-)

Technical information

Classification Market
CAS 4180-23-8 / 104-46-1
EINECS / ELINCS 224-052-0
FEMA 2086
INCI NAME anethole
Molecule obtained by physical procedures from a natural source

Organoleptic Information

Parameter Specification
Appearance Yellow to pale yellow freezable liquid
Odor Characteristic, aniseed, sweet

Physico-chemical information

Parameter Specification
Density (gr/ml) at 20ºC 0.978 – 0.998
Refractive index at 20ºC 1.555 – 1.565
Optical rotation (º) at 20ºC –0.2 / +0.2
Flash Point (ºC) 101
Solubility Insoluble in water

Chemical composition

Components GC-area %
trans-Anethole > 99

Half life

2 years minimum, after which the quality must be controlled before use.


Store in well-filled and closed containers, in a cool, dry place, well ventilated and protected from light.

Expected use

  • Industrial.
  • Under professional supervision.
  • Use in pharmacy, perfumery, cosmetics, detergents, phytosanitary, animal food and human food*.

Packaging in which it is sold

Jerricans of 5, 10 and 25 Kg.
Drums of 50, 100 and 200 kg.
Bottles of 0,5 and 1 kg.

On request. With Feed Grade or Food Grade certification 

*For volumes less than 5 kg you must contact directly at Aromatics (Crearomatic online store)

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