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121-34-6 - Vanillic acid, 98% - 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoic acid - A12074 - Alfa Aesar

A12074 Vanillic acid, 98%

CAS Number
121-34-6
Synonyms
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 33.44
100g 97.25
500g 322.23
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Vanillic acid, 98%

MDL
MFCD00002551
EINECS
204-466-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H8O4
Formula Weight
168.15
Melting point
210-218°
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol and ether.

Applications

Vanillic acid is used as a flavoring agent in food. It acts as an intermediate in the production of vanillin from ferulic acid. Further, it is used in wine and vinegar.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Grieman, M. M.; Greaves, J.; Saltzman, E. S. A method for analysis of vanillic acid in polar ice cores. Clim. Past 2015, 11 (2), 227-232.

Prince, P. S. M.; Dhanasekar, K.; Rajakumar, S. Vanillic acid prevents altered ion pumps, ions, inhibits Fas-receptor and caspase mediated apoptosis-signaling pathway and cardiomyocyte death in myocardial infarcted rats. Chem. Biol. Interact. 2015, 232, 68-76.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,9931
Beilstein
2208364
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.99
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
YW5300000

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