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A12074 Vanillic acid, 98%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12074-14 25g 34.80
A12074-22 100g 105.00
A12074-36 500g 412.00
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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°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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