|Preferred IUPAC name
3D model (JSmol)
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
|Molar mass||136.150 g·mol−1|
|Melting point||34–40 °C (93–104 °F; 307–313 K)|
|Boiling point||268 °C (514 °F; 541 K)|
|H315, H319, H335|
|P261, P264, P271, P280, P302+P352, P304+P340, P305+P351+P338, P312, P321, P332+P313, P337+P313, P362, P403+P233, P405, P501|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
2-Methoxybenzaldehyde is an organic compound with the formula CH3OC6H4CHO. It is also commonly referred to as o-anisaldehyde, and is the methylated version of salicylaldehyde. The molecule consists of a benzene ring with formyl and a methoxy groups on adjacent positions. It is a colorless solid with a pleasant aroma. The related isomer 4-anisaldehyde is better known, being a commercial flavorant. 2-Anisaldehyde is prepared commercially by formylation of anisole.