Cinnamic Acid

Other Trading Names:

  • 3-Phenyl-2-propenoic acid
  • 3-Phenylacrylic Acid
  • 3-Styrl Acrylic Acid
  • Beta-Phenyl Acrylic Acid

CAS Number: 621-82-9

HS Code: 29163910

Types of Packaging:

  • 25 Kg Drums
  • 200 Kg Drum
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Cinnamic Acid

Chemical Name

Cinnamic Acid


99% Min


White Powder



Loss On Drying


Residue On Ignition




Chemical Description

  • Cinnamic Acid is a flavoring agent that is white and in powder form with an odor resembling honey and flowers.
  • It is insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol, chloroform, Acetic Acid, acetone, benzene, and most oils, and alkali salts are soluble in water.
  • It is obtained by chemical synthesis and is also termed 3-phenyl prop phenolic Acid.
  • It is a raw material for preparing esters, spices and medicines.
  • Cinnamic Acid is used as a chemical reagent and also used in the synthesis of spices and medicines.
  • Mainly used in the preparation of spices, cherries, apricots, honey, and other flavors.
  • It is used for the preservation of fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Due to its antimicrobial properties, cinnamic Acid is used to extend the shelf life of food products.
  • Its derivatives are used in sunscreen formulations due to their ability to absorb ultraviolet (UV) light, thus protecting against UV radiation.
  • Cinnamic Acid is an important intermediate in the preparation of its esters, which are used as fragrances, for pharmaceuticals, and for the enzymatic production of l-phenylalanine, the starting material for peptide sweeteners.
  • It is known as a corrosion inhibitor.
  • Cinnamic Acid is also used as a brightener in cyanide-free zinc electroplating baths, a corrosion inhibitor during removal of scale from zinc and aerosol cans, and a low-toxicity heat stabilizer for poly(vinyl chloride).
  • It is used as a cross-linking agent for dimethyl terephthalate, ethylene glycol copolymer, and polyurethanes, a fireproofing agent for polycaprolactam, in laundry-resistant polyurethane adhesives for polyester fibers, and for improvement of the storage stability of drying-oil-modified alkyd resin coatings.
  • It is used as an important building block in organic chemistry, aiding in the synthesis of various organic compounds.
  • It is a stable compound and can be stored in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated place away from direct sunlight.
  • It is available in 25 Kg drums packaging or as per your requirement.
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