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Anisonitrile CAS 874-90-8

Molecular Formula: C8H7NO

Formula Weight: 133.15

ZSpharmac: Anisonitrile Raw Material Supplier

Product Name: Anisonitrile
CAS No: 874-90-8
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Anisonitrile
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:White to Slightly Beige Crystalline Powder
EINECS No.:212-871-6
Storage:Room Temperature
Provide:Anisonitrile MSDS;
Anisonitrile COA

What is Anisonitrile?

4-Methoxycyanobenzene is among the primary raw materials of the newly established fluorescent whitening representative in the last few years. It has important uses and excellent financial value. The existing production methods of 4-methoxycyanobenzene include diazonium salt technique, gas phase catalytic oxidation technique, amide dehydration method, etc. Nonetheless, they all have evident problems such as high poisoning, lengthy and complex process routes, high commercial application prices, and reduced returns. shortcoming.

Anisonitrile Property

Melting point 57-59 °C(lit.)
Boiling point 256-257 °C765 mm Hg(lit.)
density 1.1475 (rough estimate)
refractive index 1.5402 (estimate)
Fp 256-257°C
storage temp. Sealed in dry,Room Temperature
solubility Chloroform, Methanol
form Crystalline Powder
color White to slightly beige
Odorat 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. sweet floral hawthorn hay coumarin
Odor Typefloral
Water Solubility soluble


Anisonitrile Uses

  1. Organic synthesis: Anisonitrile is often used as a starting material or intermediate in organic synthesis. It can be prepared through cyanation reaction and then further participate in a variety of organic reactions, such as substitution reaction, addition reaction, oxidation reaction, etc., to generate organic compounds with specific structures and functions. These compounds include drugs, pesticides, dyes, spices, etc., so Anisonitrile is widely used in the field of organic synthesis.
  2. Drug synthesis: Anisonitrile and its derivatives are often used as key intermediates or active parts in the synthesis of drugs. For example, Anisonitrile can be used to synthesize antibiotics, anti-cancer drugs, analgesics, etc. Their application in drug synthesis helps improve the efficacy and selectivity of drugs, thus promoting the development of the pharmaceutical field.
  3. Pesticide synthesis: Anisonitrile can also be used in the synthesis of pesticides. Pesticides are chemicals that protect crops from pests, diseases, and weeds. Anisonitrile and its derivatives can be used to prepare different types of pesticides, such as insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides, to improve the efficiency and yield of agricultural production. .
  4. Dye industry: Anisonitrile can be used as an important intermediate in the dye industry. It can participate in the synthesis of a variety of organic dyes and can be used for dyeing and coloring textiles, leather, plastics and other materials, enriching the types and colors of dyes and meeting the needs of different consumers.
  5. Fragrance and fragrance industry: Anisonitrile and its derivatives can also be used as one of the ingredients of spices and fragrances. They play a fragrant role in perfumes, essences, soaps and other products, giving these products a pleasant aroma and enhancing the quality and appeal of the products.

Features of Anisonitrile

Molecular structure: The molecular structure of Anisonitrile contains a benzene ring and a cyano group (-CN). The benzene ring is an aromatic ring and the cyano group is a highly electronegative functional group. This structure makes Anisonitrile somewhat reactive in chemical reactions.

Chemical reactivity: Anisonitrile can participate in a variety of organic synthesis reactions, including substitution reactions, addition reactions, oxidation reactions, etc. Its cyano group can undergo nucleophilic substitution reactions, and the methoxy group on the aromatic ring can undergo changes in electron density, affecting its aromatic and reactive properties.

Solubility: Anisonitrile has low solubility in water, but good solubility in many organic solvents, such as ethanol, acetone, ether, etc. This solubility makes Anisonitrile easier to handle and manipulate in organic synthesis reactions.

Stability: Anisonitrile is relatively stable at room temperature and is not prone to spontaneous decomposition or reaction. However, under conditions such as high temperature and ultraviolet light, oxidation, polymerization and other reactions may occur, so care must be taken to avoid these adverse conditions during storage and use.

Synthesis controllability: The synthesis method of Anisonitrile is relatively simple and can be prepared through a variety of ways, including the cyanation reaction of aromatic compounds. This makes the production of Anisonitrile relatively easy to achieve, and the synthesis conditions and raw material selection can be adjusted as needed to achieve precise control of product properties.


National Center for Biotechnology Information (2024). PubChem Compound Summary for CID 70129, 4-Methoxybenzonitrile. Retrieved April 10, 2024 from https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/4-Methoxybenzonitrile.

As a company specializing in the production and supply of Anisonitrile 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 Anisonitrile 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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