Syringol


Syringol
Syringol[1]
Identifiers
CAS number 91-10-1 YesY
PubChem 7041
ChemSpider 6774 YesY
UNII 4UQT464H8K YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:955 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL109652 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C8H10O3
Molar mass 154.16
Appearance Gray to light brown solid
Melting point

50-57 °C

Boiling point

261 °C, 534 K, 502 °F

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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Syringol is a dimethyl ether of pyrogallol. It is slightly soluble in water. It is combustible, with flash point of 140 °C.[1]

Together with guaiacol, syringol and its derivates are characteristic products of pyrolysis of lignin. As such, syringol is an important component of wood smoke. In preparation of food by smoking, syringol is the main chemical responsible for the smoky aroma, while guaiacol contributes mainly to taste.

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