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4-Fluorocinnamic acid

4-Fluorocinnamic acid is one of the Flavour&Fragrance, which used as pharmaceutical intermediate, can also be used as photosensitizer, also used in the synthesis of trichodermin derivatives which possess antifungal properties


Product Name: 4-Fluorocinnamic acid 

Synonyms: 3-(4-Fluorophenyl)acrylic acid; para-fluorocinnamic acid; 2-Propenoic acid, 3-(4-fluorophenyl)-; P-FLUOROCINNAMIC ACID; trans-4-fluorocinnamic acid; 4-FluorocinnaMic Acid; 4-fluoride acid; 4-FUOROCINNAMIC ACID 

CAS: 459-32-5 

EinecsNo: 207-288-9 

Molecular Formula: C9H7FO2 

Molecular weight:166.15 

Purity: 99% 

Melting point: 207-210°C 

Boiling point: 281.6 °C at 760 mmhg 

Flashing point: 124.1 °C 

Density: 1.285 g/cm3 

Vapour pressure: 0.00167 mmhg at 25 °C 

Quality standard: Enterprise standard 

Physical property: Insoluble in water, Soluble in organic solvent like ethanol or ethyl acetate 

Appearance: white to light yellow crystal powder 

Stability: Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions 

Storage: Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances


Main Applications of 4-Fluorocinnamic acid:

4-Fluorocinnamic Acid is used as a reagent in the synthesis of several organic compounds including enantiometrically pure halophenylalanines form acrylic acids. Also used in the synthesis of trichodermin derivatives which possess antifungal properties. 4-Fluorocinnamic Acid in particular is used as a synthetic building block in flavor and pharmaceutical industries.