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Title: Apocynin
CAS Registry Number: 498-02-2
CAS Name: 1-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)ethanone
Additional Names: acetovanillon; 4-hydroxy-3-methoxyacetophenone
Molecular Formula: C9H10O3
Molecular Weight: 166.17
Percent Composition: C 65.05%, H 6.07%, O 28.88%
Literature References: From rhizome of Canadian hemp, Apocynum cannabinum L., Apocynaceae and from A. androsaemifolium: Finnemore, J. Chem. Soc. 93, 1513, 1520 (1908). Also from the essential oil (butter) of the rhizomes of Iris spp., Iridaceae: Naves, Helv. Chim. Acta 32, 1351 (1949).
Properties: Fine needles from water, mp 115°. bp 295-300°. Faint vanilla odor. Slightly sol in cold, freely in hot water, alc, benzene, chloroform, ether. Practically insol in petr ether.
Melting point: mp 115°
Boiling point: bp 295-300°

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