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Sigma-Aldrich

trans-Ferulic acid

≥99%

Synonym(s):
trans-4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acid, Ferulic acid
Linear Formula:
HOC6H3(OCH3)CH=CHCO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
194.18
Beilstein:
1570363
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

form

powder

mp

168-172 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

faint

SMILES string

OC(/C=C/C1=CC(OC)=C(O)C=C1)=O

InChI

1S/C10H10O4/c1-14-9-6-7(2-4-8(9)11)3-5-10(12)13/h2-6,11H,1H3,(H,12,13)/b5-3+

InChI key

KSEBMYQBYZTDHS-HWKANZROSA-N

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General description

trans-Ferulic acid is the naturally occurring isomer of ferulic acid, which finds application as an antioxidant and preservative in food and beverage industry. It is the main phenolic acid found in rye and wheat grain.

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Hydroxycinnamic acid found in plant-based foods. Antioxidant.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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