Internal standard in GC assays for presence of thymol in biological samplesEugenol is used in cosmetics, essential oil, perfumeries and flavorings. It finds application as a local antiseptic and anesthetic. It is combined with zinc oxide to form zinc oxide eugenol, which is used in dental restoration especially for root canal sealing and prosthodontics. It is also an antifungal antimicrobial agonist of the TRPV1 receptor. It is also used in production of stabilizers and antioxidants for plastics and rubbers. Further, it is used in the production of vanillin. It serves as an active ingredient in cloves. In addition to this, it is used as an insect attractant, chemical intermediate and denaturant for alcohol.
Miscible with ethanol, ether, oils, alcohol, glacial acetic acid, chloroform and aqueous sodium hydroxide. Immiscible with water.
Air sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|252° to 253°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : SJ4375000
TSCA : TSCA