Guaiacol is a chemical intermediate synthesis for food materials and perfurmery products, including cosmectics, personal care and industrial cleaning products. It is used as starting raw material to be chemically transformed by pharmaceutical industries ( as a technical grade, not produced under cGMP conditions).


  • CAS number
  • Global Business Unit
    Aroma Performance
  • Synonyms
    1-Hydroxy 2-Methoxy Benzene Pyrocatechol Monomethyl Ether 2-Methoxy Phenol


Segments Applications
Crop Protection Active
Segments Applications
Food Ingredients Aroma ingredients
Segments Applications
Personal Care Fragrances
Segments Applications
Pharmaceuticals Intermediates

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Phenols and derivatives Diphenol derivatives Guaiacol

Region of commercial availability

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe / Middle East / Africa
  • North America
  • Latin America

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