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Ani­sic alde­hyde

Used in per­fu­mery and flavor appli­ca­tions to achieve a sweet, flo­ral, ani­sic fra­grance and a taste remi­nis­cent of bit­ter almonds.

Overview

Appearance
Clear colorless to pale yellowish liquid

Odor
Sweet, floral, anisic, hawthorn, lilac

Taste
Sweet, floral, reminiscent of bitter almond

Occurence
Occurs in nature

Applications

Fragrance
Very widely used in perfumery for its good tenacity. Main component for numerous floral accords like lilac, hawthorn, anise, honeysuckle etc. Substantivity: > 48 hours
Use level in compounds: up to 20%.

Flavor
Important substance for imitation of anise, apricot, peach, strawberry, raspberry, chocolate, vanilla etc. Very appreciatedbecause of the sweetness it gives.
Use level in the finished product: 0,5 to 30 ppm.

Technical Data

Chemical Structure
anisic-aldehyde

CAS-Name
Benzaldehyde, 4-methoxy-

CAS-No
123-11-5

EINECS
204-602-6

Synonyms
p-Anisaldehyde / Anisic aldehyde / Aubepine p-Cresol