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Definition of "isoeugenol" []

  • A colorless liquid, , prepared by the action of potassium hydroxid on eugenol. It boils at 258–262° C. and is used in the manufacture of vanillin. Also called 1′ -propenylphenyldiol- (3, 4) 3 -methyl ether. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "isoeugenol" in a sentence
  • "Finally, and perhaps worse, the body cleanser contains such preservatives as potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate, which can form into the carcinogen benzene if it comes in contact with acids, and also isoeugenol, which is currently listed as a "high hazard" ingredient on the Environmental Working Group's cosmetic database."
  • "_Oeillet_ is a combination possessed of a sweet carnation-like odour and having as a basis, eugenol or isoeugenol."
  • "_Vanillin_, a white crystalline solid, melting at 80°-82° C. and prepared by the oxidation of isoeugenol."