Vanillin Typical Properties
|Characteristics of vanillia
|1g of vanillin soluble in 100ml water, 3ml 70% or 2ml 95% ethanol at 25℃，in 20ml glycerol, in 20ml water at 80℃soluble in chloroform ,ether
|Purity (by GC)
|Loss on drying
|Arsenic (as )
|Heavy metal (based on pb)
|Residue on ignition
Used as food flavor, daily flavor and pharmaceutical intermediates.
- Food Industry: Vanillin, with CAS number 121-33-5, is extensively used in the food industry as a flavoring agent. It imparts a sweet and pleasant vanilla-like taste and aroma to a variety of food products, including baked goods, confectionery, beverages, and dairy products.
- Perfumery and Fragrance: This compound is a valuable ingredient in the perfumery and fragrance industry. It is employed to enhance and impart vanilla notes to a wide range of perfumes, colognes, and personal care products.
- Pharmaceuticals: Vanillin finds applications in the pharmaceutical industry as a flavoring agent for medicinal formulations. It is used to mask the taste of certain medications and improve the overall palatability of pharmaceutical products.
- Chemical Synthesis: In addition to its role as a flavoring agent, vanillin is used in chemical synthesis for the production of various derivatives and as a starting material for the synthesis of other compounds.
Vanillin Packaging and Shipping
It should be sealed and shaded to be stored in a dry, cool, well ventilated place.