Home / Product Finder / Food & Feed / Carvacrol

Resources & Solutions

UniVOOK Chemical advocates providing customers with one-stop customized chemicals supply chain solutions. By an in-depth understanding of customers’ requirements and targets on planning, inventory control, packaging standards, delivery and regulations, we design particularly for each clients with matching service processes and strategic supports.

Product Manager

Structure Formula
Formula C10H14O
CAS No. 499-75-2
EC No. 207-889-6
Molecular Weight 150.22
Synonyms Cymenol; Isothymol; 2-Methyl-5-isopropylphenol; 5-Isopropyl-2-methylphenol;


Carvacrol, also known as 5-Isopropyl-2-Methylphenol or isothymol, is a colorless to yellowish liquid with a pungent odor similar to thymol. It is a monoterpenoid phenolic compound that occurs naturally in the essential oils of the cheilaceae family, such as oregano, thyme, and winter mint, and is formed by sulphonation of cymene. Carvacrol has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antibacterial biological activities, and is widely used in spices, food additives, feed additives, antioxidants and pharmaceutical intermediates, agriculture, etc., because of its ability to kill bacteria and intestinal parasites, it is used as a disinfectant and fungicide.


UniVOOK Chemical Company synthesizes high-purity 5-isopropyl – 2-methylphenol by excellent chemical processes. Our synthetic carvacrol has the same molecules as natural carvacrol, so it can be easily and instantly replaced. In addition to being used as a food and feed preservative, 5-isopropyl-2-methylphenol is also being extended to chemical synthetic raw materials, household cleaning, cosmetics, personal care and pharmaceuticals, as well as fungicides in crop chemistry and other industries.


Features: Carvacrol

High Purity:

UniVOOK Chemistry ensures the highest purity of carvacrol, ensuring that your formula benefits from our high quality products.

Antimicrobial Power: 

For the antibacterial ability, it is widely used in food, animal feed, household cleaning, cosmetics, personal care and pharmaceuticals.

Aromatic Distinction: 

Immerse your merchandise in the special aroma of carvacrol. Its aromatic profile offers a touch of natural elegance, whether used in cosmetics, aromatherapy, or cooking.

Versatility in Applications:

Experience the versatility of UniVOOK Chemical’s 5-Isopropyl-2-methylphenol across industries. Its programs are various, from enhancing the taste of meals and beverages to contributing to the fragrant charm of personal care merchandise.

Health and Wellness Support: 

Embrace the potential health benefits related to 2-Methyl-5-isopropylphenol. Studies anti-inflammatory and antioxidant for home applicaton, including a well-being dimension to formulations in cosmetics and healthcare.

Transparent Traceability: 

With UniVOOK Chemical, hint at the journey of your elements. Our dedication to transparency affords you complete traceability records, instilling self-assurance in the greatness of carvacrol.


Also, check our product Thymol

Appearance Colorless to pale yellow liquid
Odor Character Thyme
Assay, G.C., % 90-99.5 min
Refractive Index, n20D 1.523
Specific Gravity, d2020 0.972~0.980
mark Carvacrol as a spice additive: Because of its special aromatic smell, carvacrol is often used in food, cosmetics and perfume industries;
mark UniVOOK Chemical's Carvacrol is used as an antibacterial agent: Carvacrol has certain antibacterial properties and is often used for insect repellent, hygiene products, toothpaste, soap and other daily chemical flavor;
mark Pharmaceutical field: USP grade Carvacrol has certain pharmacological activity, and is used in some drug research and development for antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant aspects.
mark UniVOOK Chemical supplies industry grade Carvacrol is used in agricultural plant protection as a fungicide and antibacterial agent.
Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 12 months

Health & Safety

For more details and safety recommendations regarding the use of the product, please consult our Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), or Contact With our Product Manager.


Leave message to our Product Manager for more information on Application Consultation, Sample Support, Pricing etc.

We are more than happy to answer your questions within 24 hours.


    The form information is only used to respond to your request.