Ethyl vanillin is a member of the class of benzaldehydes. It is an aromatic ether, functionally related to vanillin. It occurs as a fine white or sometimes slightly yellow crystalline needle or colorless flakes, with its use being primarily in flavoring and perfumery industries.
|Name of Product||Ethyl vanillin|
|Synonyms||Ethylvanillin; Bourbonal; Ethylprotal; Ethavan; Ethovan; Vanillal; Vanirom; Quantrovanil; Rhodiarome|
|Molecular Weight||166.17 g/mol|
|1||Appearance (Form)||Solid Crystalline powder|
|2||Appearance (Color)||Colorless or White to off-white|
|3||Odour||Intense aromatic vanilla odor (Sweetish smell)|
|6||Melting Point||76 - 78 °C|
|7||pH||Solutions are acid to litmus|
|8||Solubility|| Soluble in ethanol, ether, benzene, chloroform
Slightly soluble in water
Q. Does Ethyl vanillin contain alcohol?
Ethyl vanillin does not contain alcohol.
Q. Is Ethyl vanillin bad for you?
The use of vanillin in both food and cosmetics is widely considered to be risk-free.
Q. Is Ethyl vanillin gluten free?
Ethyl Vanillin is gluten free and is commonly used to impart a sweet aroma to chocolate in gluten-free foods.
Q. What is Ethyl vanillin made of?
Ethyl vanillin is made from ethylation of Catechol to give guaethol, followed by condensation with glyoxylic acid to give the corresponding mandelic acid derivative, which upon oxidation and decarboxylation gives Ethyl vanillin.