Caffeic acid

Caffeic acid belongs to organic acid, is both the metabolic product of lignin synthesis pathway, is the middle of benzene propane metabolic pathways in tobacco products, which often exist in the form of ester and glucoside, mainly used in medicine, cosmetics and other fields, has antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, absorb ultraviolet light, and so on.


Properties: Light yellow to yellowish Brown crystal

Solubility: Slightly soluble in water, soluble in hot water, cold ethanol, ethyl acetate.

Basic Information

Product name: caffeic acid

Alias: 3, 4-dihydroxy cinnamic acid

CAS No.: 331-39-5

MDL No.: MFCD00004392

EINECS No.: 206-361-2

Molecular formula: C9H8O4

Molecular weight: 180.16

Origin: Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

Brand: Viablife

The Article Number: VBL – NP – 003

Content: 99%

Sources: lemon peel, ranunculaceae cohosh root, valerian root and other plants

Melting point: 211℃ to 213℃

Boiling point: 416.82℃

Flash point: 220℃

Density: 1.478 g/cm3

Steam pressure: 1.08E-07mmHg at 25℃

Refractive index: 1.707



Uses: Used as pharmaceutical intermediates and organic synthetic raw materials


Specifications Sheet

Specification: 1 kg; 2kg; 5kg


Shipping & Storage

Storage: store in ventilated, low temperature and dry storeroom

Shelf life: 12-24 months

Safety information

RTECS number: GD8950000

S26-s36/37/39 WGK Germany: 3

Danger class code: R36/37/38; R40

Customs code: 2942000000

Dangerous goods mark: Xn

Danger signs: GHS07, GHS08

Danger description: H315; H319; H335; H351; H361

Risk prevention instructions: P261; P281; P305 + P351 + P338

Signal word: Warning

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