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Cinnamic alcohol

Cinnamyl alcohol(CAS NO. 104-54-1) is an organic compound with very distinct sweet, spicy, hyacinth odour with the formula C6H5CH=CHCH2OH. Cinnamyl alcohol is also known by a variety of other names including cinnamic alcohol, 3-phenyl-2-propen-1-ol, 3-phenylprop-2-en-1-ol, zimtalcohol, styryl carbinol, e-3-phenylprop-2-en-1-ol, 3-phenylallyl alcohol, trans-cinnamyl alcohol. It can be found in the bark of cinnamon trees, as well as in the leaves of the tea-tree, and hyacinth and daffodil flowers. It can also be produced synthetically. Cinnamyl alcohol is mainly used in the fragrance industry because of its distinctive odour. Besides, it can also be used as a food additive in chewing gum, bakery products, candy and soft drinks.


Product name: Cinnamic alcohol

Other names: Cinnamyl Alcohol; 3-Phenyl-2-propen-1-ol; (E)-3-Phenyl-2-propen-1-ol; (2E)-3-phenylprop-2-en-1-ol; (E)-3-phenylprop-2-en-1-ol; 3-phenylprop-2-en-1-ol

CAS No.: 104-54-1

Molecular formula: C9H10O

Molecular weight: 134.18

Molar mass: 1.044(g/mL,20/4oC)

Melting point: 30-33 centigrade

Boiling point: 250 centigrade

Flash point: 126 centigrade

Refractive index: 1.5819

Purity: greater-or-equal 99%


Properties: The compound is a solid at room temperature, forming colourless crystals that melt upon gentle heating. As is typical of most higher-molecular weight alcohols, it is sparingly soluble in water at room temperature, but highly soluble in most common organic solvents

Packaging: 200kg Blue plastic bucket

Storage method: Pay attention to the source of fire, especially to avoid sunlight, and store it in a cool place.

Usage of Cinnamic alcohol(Cinnamyl Alcohol)

Cinnamyl Alcohol is used as important components in fruit flavor, deodorizer, perfume fixative and organic synthesis, also can be used as a food spice. It's also an important API, mainly used as intermediates for cardiovascular medicine synthesis.