3,4-dimethoxybenzyl alcohol

3,4-dimethoxybenzyl alcohol structural formula

3,4-dimethoxybenzyl alcohol structural formula

Structural formula

Business number 025M
Molecular formula C9H12O3
Molecular weight 168.19

3,4-dimethoxybenzyl alcohol,

veratryl alcohol,


3,4-Dimethoxyphenylmethyl alcohol,


Numbering system

CAS number:93-03-8

MDL number:MFCD00004638

EINECS number:202-212-0

RTECS number:None

BRN number:639388

PubChem number:24893258

Physical property data

1. Properties: viscous oily liquid.

2. Density (g/mL, 25/4℃): 1.157

3. Relative vapor density (g/mL, air=1): Undetermined

4. Melting point (ºC): Undetermined

5. Boiling point (ºC, normal pressure): 297

6. Boiling point (ºC, 5.2kPa): Undetermined

7. Refractive index: 1.5520

8. Flash point (ºC): >112

9. Specific rotation (º): Undetermined

10. Autoignition point or ignition temperature (ºC): Undetermined

11. Vapor pressure (kPa, 25ºC): Undetermined

12. Saturated vapor pressure ( kPa, 60ºC): Undetermined

13. Heat of combustion (KJ/mol): Undetermined

14. Critical temperature (ºC): Undetermined

15. Critical pressure (KPa): Undetermined

16. Log value of oil-water (octanol/water) partition coefficient: Undetermined

17. Explosion upper limit (%, V/ V): Undetermined

18. Lower explosion limit (%, V/V): Undetermined

19. Solubility: Soluble in organic solvents such as ethanol and ether.

Toxicological data


Ecological data

Water hazard level 1 (self-assessment via list) is slightly hazardous to water.

Do not allow undiluted or large amounts of product to come into contact with groundwater, waterways, or sewage systems.

Do not discharge materials into the surrounding environment without government permission.

Molecular structure data

1. Molar refractive index: 46.06

2. Molar volume (cm3/mol): 151.2

3. Isotonic specific volume (90.2K ): 374.1

4. Surface tension (dyne/cm): 37.4

5. Polarizability (10-24cm3): 18.26

Compute chemical data

1. Hydrophobic parameter calculation reference value (XlogP): 0.6

2. Number of hydrogen bond donors: 1

3. Number of hydrogen bond acceptors: 3

4. Number of rotatable chemical bonds: 3

5. Mutual Number of isomers:

6. Topological molecular polar surface area (TPSA): 38.7

7. Number of heavy atoms: 12

8. Surface charge : 0

9. Complexity: 127

10. Number of isotope atoms: 0

11. Determine the number of atomic stereocenters: 0

12. The number of uncertain atomic stereocenters: 0

13. The number of determined chemical bond stereocenters: 0

14. The number of uncertain chemical bond stereocenters: 0

15. Number of covalent bond units: 1

Properties and stability


Storage method

This product should be kept sealed.

Synthesis method



Used in organic synthesis as a protective group for guanosine residues in oligonucleotide synthesis.