p-Anisic Acid (CAS 100-09-4)

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p-Anisic acid, also called 4-methoxybenzoic acid or draconic acid, is one of the isomers of anisic acid. It appears white to slight yellowish powder.

p-Anisic acid is found naturally in anise.
p-Anisic acid is also prepared by chemical synthesis from natural anethole.

p-Anisic acid has antiseptic properties. It is widely used as an intermediate in the preparation of more complex organic compounds.


1. used as a pharmaceutical intermediate to produce 3-Amino-4-methoxybenzoic acid and 4-methoxybenzoyl chloride etc.
2 used as fine chemical raw material to produce aromatics, cosmetics, etc.
3. used in many organic syntheses
4. used as intermediate in the dye industry


Dissolve in alcohol, ether, chloroform and ethyl acetate, slightly soluble in hot water, water solubility of 20 DEG C for 0.3 g/L


  • Package:25 kg fiber drum net each


Storage:To be kept in closed container, in a dark, fresh and dry place.


Appearance White to slight yellowish powder
Odor sweet flower odor
Content, HPLC 99% min
Water content 1% max
Arsenic (As) 3mg/kg max
Heavy metals (Pb) 10mg/kg max