Chemical formula: C9H10O3 = 166.2.
CAS — 121-32-4.
USNF 26(Ethyl Vanillin). Fine, white or slightly yellowish crystals with a vanilla-like odour. M.p. is between 76° and 78°. Soluble 1 in 100 of water at 50° and 1 in 2 of alcohol; freely soluble in chloroform, in ether, and in solutions of alkali hydroxides. Its solutions are acid to litmus. Store in airtight containers. Protect from light.
Ethyl vanillin is used as a flavour and in perfumery to impart the odour and taste of vanilla.
Published May 08, 2019.