Caffeic Acid CAS 331-39-5

Caffeic acid Details

Product Name: Caffeic Acid

Other Name: 3,4-Dihydroxycinnamic Acid

CAS No.: 331-39-5

Molecular Formula: C9H8O4

Molecular Weight: 180.16

Appearance: Light Yellow to Yellowish-brown Crystal

Slightly soluble in water, soluble in hot water, cold ethanol, ethyl acetate.

The common phenolic acid compound, mainly derived from lemon peel, Cimicifuga foetida L. and Valeriana officinalis L. roots.

Usage in whitening cosmetics is 0.5~2%.

Caffeic acid Specification

Item Specification
Assay 99%
Appearance Light Yellow Powder
Odor Characteristic
Taste Characteristic
Particle Size NLT 100% Through 80 mesh
Loss on Drying <2.0%
Heavy metals
Total Heavy Metals ≤10ppm
Arsenic ≤3ppm
Lead ≤3ppm
Microbiological Tests
Total Plate Count ≤1000cfu/g
Total Yeast & Mold ≤100cfu/g
E.Coli Negative
Salmonella Negative

The Application Usage of  Caffeic Acid

  • Used as the intermediate of caffeic acid tablets for organic synthesis.
  • Applied for cosmetic ingredients (antioxidant, whitening agents,etc.)
  • The advantage of absorbing ultraviolet rays can be taken in all sorts of cosmetics products.
  • Our high-quality caffeic acid can also be used for skin-friendly hair dyes
  • Widely used in the aspects of hemorrhagic disease hemostasis
  • Packed in a 25kg/fiber drum
  • This material should be stored in a cool dry ventilated place away from fire, heat, light, acids and food materials