4-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone is used in perfumery, in cosmetics, and as a food additive to impart a fruity odor.
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Rolf Andersson; Lennart N.Lundgren. Monoaryl and cyclohexenone glycosides from needles of Pinus sylvestris. Phytochemistry. 1988, 27,(2), 559-562.
Mentions de danger (UE): H301
Toxic if swallowed.
Mentions de prudence: P260-P201-P280-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.