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2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol CAS 100-86-7

Molecular Formula: C10H14O

Formula Weight: 150.22

ZSpharmac: 2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol Raw Material Supplier

Product Name: 2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol
CAS No: 100-86-7
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol
Other Names:Xylene
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Colourless Oil
EINECS No.:202-896-0
Storage:Room Temperature
Provide:2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol MSDS;
2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol COA

What is 2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol?

2-Methyl-1-phenyl-2-propanol is an organic compound with the chemical formula C10H14O. It is also known as 2-methyl-1-phenyl-2-propanol and dimethylbenzylmethanol. Or dimethylbenzyl alcohol. This compound contains a benzene ring connected to a branched isopropyl group (methyl and methyl are located on the same carbon atom), and this carbon atom is also connected to a hydroxyl (-OH) functional group to form an alcohol compound .

In terms of physical properties, 2-methyl-1-phenyl-2-propanol is usually a white crystalline solid and under certain conditions may appear as a colorless to pale yellow liquid with a floral aroma and sweet vanilla odor. It is soluble in most non-volatile oils, mineral oil and propylene glycol, but insoluble in glycerol and water. Its melting point is approximately 24°C and its boiling point is 108°C.

This compound has a variety of uses in the chemical industry, such as as a solvent, intermediate, and fragrance ingredient in perfumes, personal care products, and other products that require specific scents.

2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol Property

Melting point 

23-25 °C(lit.)

Boiling point 

94-96 °C10 mm Hg(lit.)


0.974 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

vapor pressure 

1hPa at 25℃

refractive index 

n20/D 1.514(lit.)


178 °F

storage temp. 

Sealed in dry,Room Temperature


Chloroform (Sparingly), DMSO (Sparingly, Heated)








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Odor Type


Water Solubility 

Slightly soluble in water.


2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol Uses

Flavors and fragrances industry
Perfumes and cosmetics: 2-Methyl-1-phenyl-2-propanol is often used in the preparation of perfumes and cosmetics flavors because of its elegant floral and vanilla aroma. It can give products such as lily, narcissus, jasmine, and bell. A variety of advanced floral aromas such as orchid can be used as a fixative or modifier to help enhance the complexity and persistence of the aroma.

Daily chemical industry
Laundry and personal care products: As a fragrance ingredient, it can be added to daily chemical products such as detergents, soaps, shampoos, shower gels, etc. to enhance the fragrance quality and user experience of the products.

Food & Beverage
Food additives: Although not explicitly mentioned in the direct information, similar aromatic alcohols are sometimes permitted as food additives to provide specific flavors to foods, candies, beverages, etc.

Medicine and chemical synthesis
Intermediates: 2-Methyl-1-phenyl-2-propanol can be used as an intermediate for the synthesis of other compounds and participates in the production process of pharmaceutical chemicals, pesticides and other fine chemicals.

Solvents and extractants
Solvent Usage: Because of its solubility and chemical stability, it can be used as an organic solvent in some cases, to dissolve other compounds, or as an extraction agent to extract specific components from a mixture.

Other potential applications
Chemical analysis: May be used as a standard or reagent in chemical analysis to determine certain metal ions or other compounds.
Materials Science: Under certain conditions, this compound may play a role in the preparation of some new materials or optoelectronic display materials

Advantages and Characteristics of 2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol


National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Compound Summary for CID 7531, 2-Methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-ol. https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/2-Methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-ol. Accessed Mar. 27, 2024.

As a company specializing in the production and supply of 2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol raw materials, we are committed to providing customers with high-quality products and preferential prices. We have rich experience and technology to ensure product quality and stable supply. No matter where you are, we can provide you with the 2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propanol raw materials you need to support your production and research and development.

We always adhere to the principle of honest operation, strictly control product quality, and serve every customer with a customer-first attitude. Over the years, we have established good cooperative relationships with customers at home and abroad and won their trust and praise.

If you have needs or are interested in our products, please contact our service staff directly, we will wholeheartedly provide you with the best quality services and products. Looking forward to cooperating with you and developing together!

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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