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Vanillic acid

≥97%, FG

Synonym: 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoic acid

  • CAS Number 121-34-6

  • Linear Formula HOC6H3(OCH3)CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 168.15

  •  FEMA Number 3988

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2208364

  •  EC Number 204-466-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00002551

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901963

  •  Flavis number 8.043

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products, Kosher Certified Products,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
assay   ≥97%
mp   208-210 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   creamy; milk; sweet; vanilla
food allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   COc1cc(ccc1O)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C8H8O4/c1-12-7-4-5(8(10)11)2-3-6(7)9/h2-4,9H,1H3,(H,10,11)
InChI key   WKOLLVMJNQIZCI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Natural occurrence: Guava, grape, brandy, rum, whiskey, sherry, red and white wines, Scotch and Canadian whiskey.

Vanillic acid is one of the key aromatic volatile compounds of vanilla beans.

Application

Vanillic acid is a phenolic derivative, which is generally used as a flavoring agent in foods and drug products. It can be used in the synthesis of a well-known flavoring agent vanillin.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

100 g in poly bottle

5, 10 kg in fiber drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Odor at 5%

Taste at 100 ppm

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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