Ethyl Vanillin

Ethyl Vanillin is a fine powder with three times more potency than Vanillin and offers a more concentrated flavor profile in order to provide sweet, pure and rich creamy notes of vanilla.

Main applications of Ethyl Vanillin

Used mainly in food, animal fats, personal care, cosmetics, fine chemicals, pharmaceuctical products and fragrance.

- Flavoring in Chocolate
- Confectionary
- Bakery
- Dairy
- Ice Cream
- Beverages
- Flavored Sugar

Animal Feed

Flavoring & Nutritional ingredient.


Odor masking in perfumes.

Personal Care, Cosmetics & Fine Chemicals

Used as chemical intermediate.


As masking agent.

Specification of Ethyl Vanillin


Ethyl Vanillin FCC

Chemical formula

Formula: C9H10O3
Molecular weight: 168.18

Identification numbers

FEMA number: 2464
CAS number: 121-32-4

Functional class

Flavouring Agent


FCC: Food Chemical Codex.
CFSL: Camlin Fine Sciences Limited.

Physical properties

Description: A fine white or slightly yellow crystalline powder. (Method: FCC)
Odour: Strong, Vanilla. (Method: FCC)
Solubility: Soluble in alcohol, chloroform, ether, propylene glycol solutions of alkali hydroxides; 1 g dissolves in 100 ml of water at 50°C, 1 g dissolves in 5 ml of 95% ethanol. (Method: FCC)
Melting Range: Between 76°C to 78°C. (Method: FCC)
IR Absorption: The spectrum of the sample exhibits maxima at the same wavelength as those in the spectrum of Reference Standard. (Method: FCC)


Assay (GC): Minimum 98% of C9H10O3 (Method: FCC)
Residue on ignition: Maximum 0.05 % (use 10 g) (Method: FCC)
Loss on drying: Maximum 0.5 % (Method: FCC)


FCC, JECFA and EU: Ethyl Vanillin complies with FCC, JECFA and EU specifications.
Genetically Modified Organisms: Ethyl Vanillin is not produced from ingredients or processing aids derived by genetic modification. Ethyl Vanillin does not contain any genetically modified organisms.
BSE/TSE: No animal derived ingredients whatsoever are used in the production of Ethyl Vanillin. Further there is no animal derived ingredient used in the facility where Ethyl Vanillin is produced.
ISO CERTIFICATION: Ethyl Vanillin is ISO 9001:2008 Certified.

Storage - Stability

STORAGE: Store in cool dark place away from moisture, oxidizing agents and alkaline atmosphere. Keep container closed and when not in use.

SHELF LIFE: 2 years from the date of manufacture, when properly stored in sealed original container.

Format and presentation


20 kg packed in double – liner LDPE bags in fibre drums.
20 kg packed in double – liner LDPE bags inside 7 ply corrugated box.


The label includes product name, batch number, gross weight, net weight, manufacturing date and expiration date.

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