Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C7H8O3
Molecular Weight: 140.14
Odor: fruit-like odor.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: chicken oral LD50: 1270mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 780mg/Kg;
mouse subcutaneous LD50: 910mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD50: > 5000mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 1150mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent masking, anti-oxidizing, dispersing abilities. contact with iron, and show purple-red.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as perfume
Use as antioxidant.
Masking agent, perfume in personal care products.
Use as food additive.