Vanillin, FCCIV/USP23/EP3

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Weight: 200g
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Vanillin, an exceptional compound renowned for its versatility as a food flavoring agent. With a CAS Number of 121-33-5 and meeting stringent standards of FCCIV/USP23/EP3, this crystalline white to slightly yellow powder embodies purity and quality. Its chemical formula C8H8O3 encapsulates its essence, with a molecular weight of 152.1494. Vanillin, with an impressive assay of 99.5% minimum purity, possesses a melting point between 81 to 83ºC, emitting the characteristic aroma associated with its name.

CAS Number: 121-33-5
EINECS No.: 204-465-2
FEMA No.: 3107
Chemical Formula: C8H8O3
Molecular Weight: 152.1494

1g sample soluble in 100ml H2O @ 25ºC,
1g sample soluble in 20ml glycerol or water @80ºC,
Freely soluble in ethyl alcohol solution

Assay: 99.5% Min.
Melting point: 81~83ºC
Boiling point: 285ºC
Odor: Characteristic of Vanillin
Description: White to slightly yellow crystalline powder
Loss on drying: 0.5% Max.
Residue on ignition [sulfated]: 0.05% Max
Heavy metals [Pb]: 10ppm Max.
Arsenic [As2O3]: 3ppm Max.

Key Features:

  • High Purity: Assayed at 99.5% minimum, meeting rigorous standards for quality assurance.
  • Characteristic Odor: Distinctive aroma synonymous with Vanillin, ensuring authentic flavor enhancement.
  • Versatile Solubility: Demonstrates solubility in water, glycerol, and ethyl alcohol solutions, catering to varied applications.
  • Wide Applications: Widely used in food industries for its safe, nontoxic nature, enhancing flavors in food, wines, and tobaccos.
  • Stringent Standards: Meets standards for loss on drying, residue on ignition, heavy metals, and arsenic, ensuring safety and compliance.

Vanillin, hailed as a safe and non-toxic food flavor, finds extensive application in the food and beverage sector. Its addition enhances the taste and aroma profile of various food products, wines, and tobacco blends. Its versatile solubility ensures compatibility in diverse culinary creations. Meeting rigorous standards for purity and safety, this crystalline powder stands as a pivotal ingredient, elevating the sensory experience in consumables while complying with stringent regulatory requirements in the food industry.

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