2-Propenoic acid, 3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-
Cinnamic acid, p-hydroxy-
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C9H8O3
Molecular Weight: 164.16
Appearance: white to pale yellow solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 657mg/Kg. Reproductive effect.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent anti-oxidizing, antibacterial, preservative abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis. eg: synthesis of pharmaceuticals, electronic materials.
Conditioning agent in personal care products. good whitening effect.
Use as bactericide, preservative. eg: agriculture.
Use as perfume.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as reproductive controlling agent.
Use as free radical scavenger.
Use as antioxidant.