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2,6-Dimethoxyphenol (Syringol)

Structure Formula
Formula C8H10O3
CAS No. 91-10-1
EC No. 202-041-1
Molecular Weight 154.16
Synonyms 2,6-Dimethoxyphenol; 1,3-Dimethoxy-2-hydroxybenzene; 2-Hydroxy-1,3-dimethoxybenzene; Pyrogallol 1,3-dimethylether; Syringol;


2,6-dimethoxyphenol, or 2,6-dimethoxy-1-hydroxybenzene, also known as Syringol, is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C9H12O4. It belongs to the class of compounds known as methoxyphenols, which are aromatic compounds containing a phenol moiety substituted with a methoxy group. UniVOOK Chemical provides 2,6-dimethoxyphenol ( Syringol) with REACH certificate for EU market.


Syringol possesses versatile applications across different domains. Notably found in nature as a component of wood smoke, syringol contributes to the distinctive aroma and flavor associated with smoked foods. Its synthetic versatility makes it a valuable building block in organic synthesis, facilitating the creation of various complex molecules in chemical processes.


UniVOOK Chemical’s 2,6-Dimethoxyphenol (DMP) is a valuable organic intermediate with a wide range of applications in the pharmaceutical and industrial sectors. Our product is available in various grades and packaging options to meet the specific needs of our customers. We also provide technical support and guidance to ensure optimal product performance.


Features: 2,6-Dimethoxyphenol (Syringol)


Chemical Structure:

The chemical structure of Syringol consists of a benzene ring with two methoxy (-OCH3) groups attached at positions 2 and 6. Additionally, it has a hydroxyl (-OH) group at position 1.

Organic Synthesis:

This compound serves as a versatile building block in organic synthesis, facilitating the creation of a diverse array of nitrogen-containing compounds. Syringol is used as intermediate in the organic sythesis of in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and specialty chemicals.

Natural Aroma Enhancement:

2,6-Dimethoxyphenol contributes to the characteristic smoky aroma associated with smoked foods. Its natural occurrence in wood smoke enhances the flavor profile of smoked products.

Synthetic Applications:

Syringol can be used in various synthetic processes, particularly in organic synthesis. Its chemical structure makes it a valuable building block for the preparation of more complex molecules.

Consistent performance:

UniVOOK Chemical’s Syringol is batch-tested to ensure consistent purity, particle size, and other critical properties.


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Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 12 months

Health & Safety

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