CompoundsOrganic CompoundsEthoxyquin CAS 91-53-2

SKU: WGP-91-53-2



MF: C14H19NO

Ethoxyquin is a quinoline that is 1,2-dihydroquinoline bearing three methyl substituents at position 2, 2 and 4 as well as an ethoxy substituent at position 6.


Ethoxyquin CAS 91-53-2 Product Information

Product Name:Ethoxyquin
Synonyms:6-Ethoxy-2,2,4-trimethyl-1,2-dihydroquinoline;Quinoline, 6-ethoxy-1,2-dihydro-2,2,4-trimethyl-;EINECS 202-075-7;6-Ethoxy-1,2-dihydro-2,2,4-trimethylquinoline;emq;quinoled;1,2-dihydro-2,2,4-trimethylquinolin-6-yl ethyl ether;UNII-9T1410R4OR;2,2,4-trimethyl-6-ethoxy-1,2-dihydroquinoline;nocracaw;amea100;Santoquin;usafb-24;antageaw;niflex;ETMDQ;1,2-dihydro-6-ethoxy-2,2,4-trimethylQUINOLINE;Santoflex;niflexd;MFCD00023883;Ethoxyquin
CAS NO:91-53-2
Molecular Weight:217.31
Molecular Formula:C14H19NO
Boiling Point:333.1±42.0 °C at 760 mmHg
Melting point:<0ºC
Density:1.0±0.1 g/cm3
Appearance:Transparent yellow or brown viscous liquid
Solubility:Soluble in benzene, gasoline, ether, alcohol, carbon tetrachloride, acetone, dichloroethane, insoluble in water. Nontoxic.
Storage:It should be sealed in a cool, ventilated place. Fire, moisture and sun protection.

What is ethoxyquin?

Ethoxyquin is a quinoline that is 1,2-dihydroquinoline bearing three methyl substituents at position 2, 2 and 4 as well as an ethoxy substituent at position 6. It has a role as a herbicide, an UDP-glucuronosyltransferase activator, a neuroprotective agent, a Hsp90 inhibitor, a genotoxin, a food antioxidant, a geroprotector and an antifungal agrochemical. It is a member of quinolines and an aromatic ether.

ethoxyquin uses

Ethoxyquin is an antioxidant used in the preservation of color in chili powder, ground chili, and paprika.Customized packaging on demand

ethoxyquin side effects/is ethoxyquin harmful

It can cause eye irritation. It can also cause skin sensitization (allergic reactions), lacrimation, depression, reproductive effects, liver effects, kidney effects and thyroid effects. Dermatitis may also occur. ETHOXYQUIN may undergo a hazardous polymerization at temperatures above 320°F.

ethoxyquin in spices

As an antioxidant to control the browning of pears, ethoxyquin is approved in the United States and in the European Union. In the United States, it is approved for use as an animal feed additive and is limited as a food additive to use only in the spices chili powder, paprika, and ground chili.

ethoxyquin in food/ethoxyquin in human food

Ethoxyquin is a synthetic antioxidant that is included in some animal and human foods as a preservative to protect fats and fat-soluble vitamins from oxidative degradation

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ethoxyquin safety

Ethoxyquin is considered not to pose a risk of secondary poisoning via the terrestrial food chain, whereas a risk for secondary poisoning via the aquatic food chain cannot be excluded.

ethoxyquin cancer/ethoxyquin carcinogen/ethoxyquin toxicity

Ethoxyquin was reported to both enhance and inhibit genetic changes induced by known carcinogens; on the other hand it can also lead to cancer in exposed animals.

ethoxyquin in dog food

Ethoxyquin remains stable at the high temperatures required to process dog foods during extrusion. It is important in protecting fats and oils from degrading, losing available calories, and becoming rancid.transportation

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