Cinnamic aldehyde has Cis-isomer and trans-isomer. Cinnamic Aldehyde is industrially prepared by condensation of benzaldehyde and acetaldehyde in dilute alkali solution. It is widely used in flavor and fragrance formulation of daily chemical products and agriculture.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Cinnamic aldehyde | Cinnamal | Phenylacrolein
CAS 104-55-2
EINECS 203-213-9
FEMA 2286
HS.CODE 290300
Molecular Formula C9H8O2
Moleclar Weight 132.162

Application & Uses

  • used as fresh-keeping agent for fruits
  • used in flavor formulation, mainly used for making cinnamon, cinnamon and cola flavors, and also for alcohol and tobacco
  • used as flavoring in chewing gum, ice cream, candy, and beverages.
  • used as fragrance intensifier of soaps
  • used in some perfumes of natural, sweet, or fruity scents
  • used as solvent in industry
  • used as pharmaceutical intermediates
  • used as an effective insecticide and fungicide
  • works as a potent fumigant and practical repellant for adult mosquitos
  • used as a corrosion inhibitor for steel

Sales Specification

Appearance Pale yellow to yellow liquid
Odor Sweet, floral jasmine aroma
Refractive Index, @20 ºC 1.619 to 1.625
Acid Value, @A.V. 10.0 max
Purity, @GC, % 98 min


  • Galvanized Iron Drum, 200kg net each

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GHS Hazard Statements

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S-phrases: S26-36/37 | R-phrases: R36/37/38


  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place


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