|Preferred IUPAC name
4-Acetylanisole; para-Acetanisole; 4-Methoxyacetophenone; Linarodin; Novatone; Vananote; Castoreum anisole; 4-Methoxyphenyl methyl ketone
3D model (Jmol)
|Molar mass||150.18 g·mol−1|
|Appearance||White to pale yellow crystals|
|Melting point||38.5 °C (101.3 °F; 311.6 K)|
|Boiling point||258 °C (496 °F; 531 K)|
|Flash point||138 °C (280 °F)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|what is ?)(|
Acetanisole is an aromatic chemical compound with an aroma described as sweet, fruity, nutty, and similar to vanilla. In addition Acetanisole can sometimes smell like butter or caramel.  It is used as a cigarette additive, a fragrance, and a flavoring in food.
At room temperature 4-Methoxyacetophenone is solid, and has a white crystal like structure. Once melted, the white crystals turn into a clear liquid.
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