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trans-Ferulic acid

≥99%

Synonym: trans-4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acid, Ferulic acid

  • CAS Number 537-98-4

  • Linear Formula HOC6H3(OCH3)CH=CHCO2H

  • Molecular Weight 194.18

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1570363

  •  EC Number 208-679-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00004400

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24902078

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Properties

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biological source   synthetic
InChI Key   KSEBMYQBYZTDHS-HWKANZROSA-N
assay   ≥99%
form   powder
mp   168-172 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   faint
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

trans-Ferulic acid is the naturally occurring isomer of ferulic acid, which finds application as an antioxidant and preservative in food and beverage industry. It is the main phenolic acid found in rye and wheat grain.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

100 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Hydroxycinnamic acid found in plant-based foods. Antioxidant.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
GD9275000

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