Vanillin is an organic compound extracted from vanilla beans, with a white to slightly yellow crystal or crystalline powder appearance. It has a slightly sweet taste and a vanilla bean aroma, as well as a strong milky aroma that can enhance and fix fragrances. Vanillin is soluble in hot water, glycerin, and alcohol, but not easily soluble in cold water or vegetable oil. It is widely used in industries such as cosmetics, tobacco, pastry, candy, and baked foods. It is considered one of the world’s largest varieties of synthetic fragrances.
Sinochem Supply Chain’s Vanillin product is available in white or light yellow crystalline powder form and can be packaged in various sizes, including 1000g/tins, 20tins in one 20kg/carton; 500g/tins, 40tins in one 20kg carton, and 25kg/drum, with a shelf life of 2 years under suitable storage conditions. This packaging can meet the different requirements of customers.
Vanillin Product Data
Technical Specifications and Quality Control Standards for Vanillin:
|Content||99.0% ~ 100.5%|
|Odor||Odor and taste of vanilla|
|Loss on drying||=<0.5%|
|Heavy metals (as PB)||=<0.001%|
|Melting range||81.0-83.0 ℃|
|Residue on ignition||=<0.05%|
|Solubility (at 25℃)||Soluble in alcohol,chloroform,ether,1g dissolves in 100ml water at 25℃,in 20ml glycerin.|
Uses of Vanillin Across Industries
1. Vanillin is widely used as an aromatic fixative and additive in food and tobacco flavors, and is an important raw material for the food additive industry.
2. Vanillin is an edible spice allowed by regulations in most countries and is used as a fixative and main raw material for the preparation of vanilla essence. It can also be used directly to flavor foods such as biscuits, cakes, candies, and beverages.
3. Vanillin is used in the perfume industry, masks unpleasant smells or tastes in medicines, livestock feed, and cleaning products. It is also widely used in the preparation of vanilla, chocolate, cream, and other flavors, or directly used in dairy products, confectionery, and baked goods.
4. Vanillin is used as a general stain for developing thin-layer chromatography plates.
5. Vanillin can be used as a brightener in the electroplating industry.
6. Vanillin is used as a standard reagent for organic analysis.