Ethyl Vanillin

(rINNM)
Ethyl Vanillin Chemical formula

Chemical information

Etilvanilina. 3-Ethoxy-4-hydroxybenzaldehyde.
Chemical formula: C9H10O3 = 166.2.
CAS — 121-32-4.

Pharmacopoeias.

In USNF.

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.

Profile

Ethyl vanillin is used as a flavour and in perfumery to impart the odour and taste of vanilla.
Published May 08, 2019.