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

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.