Coumarin is an aromatic organic chemical compound. It is naturally in many plants, notably in the tonka bean. It appears white crystal or crystaline powder with sweet odor.

Coumarin is used in the field of pefumery,cosmetics, and medicine,etc.

Substance Identification

Synonyms 1,2-Benzopyrone | Coumarinic lactone
CAS 91-64-5
EINECS 202-086-7
HS.CODE 290300
Molecular Formula C9H6O2
Moleclar Weight 146.14

Application & Uses

  • used in certain perfumes
  • used as fabric conditioners
  • used as an aroma enhancer in pipe tobaccos and certain alcoholic drinks
  • used in the pharmaceutical industry as a precursor reagent in the synthesis of a number of synthetic anticoagulant pharmaceuticals
  • used as an edema modifier
  • used as dye lasers
  • used as a sensitizer in older photovoltaic technologies

Features & Benefits

  • Regulate plant growth, antibacterial and antiviral, anti-clotting, smooth muscle relaxation, absorbing ultraviolet and anti-radiation and other biological activity.
  • Solubility: very soluble in ether, diethyl ether, chloroform, oil, pyridine; soluble in ethanol.

Sales Specification

Appearance White crystal
Odor like tonka bean
Content, % 99 min
LD50 oral, rat 293mg/kg

GHS Hazard Statements

H-Code H301/402
P-Code P264/270/273
Response P301+P310 P321 P330
Storage P405
Disposal P501
S-phrases: S36-S36/37-S26 | R-phrases: R20/21/22;R36/37/38;R40


  • 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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