Caffeic acid


Caffeic acid Details

Product name: Caffeic acid

Other Name: 3,4-Dihydroxycinnamic acid

CAS No.: 331-39-5

Molecular Formula: C9H8O4

MolecularWeight: 180.16

Appearance: Light yellow to yellowish brown crystal.

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

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

Caffeic acid Usage


①Intermediate of Caffeic acid tablets, it can be used for organic synthesis.

②Cosmetic ingredients (Antioxidant, Sunscreen, antibacterial, whitening)

It can be safely used in cosmetics, and has a wide range of antibacterial and antiviral activities. Can absorb ultraviolet rays. At low concentrations, it is an adjuvant that inhibits skin-type hair dyes, which is conducive to enhancing the intensity of color.

③Hemorrhagic disease hemostasis

④Antitussive, antispasmodic


①Inhibit fibrosarcoma cancer cell proliferation

②In vitro and in vivo double-effect antioxidants


④Anti-flammatory active agent

Caffeic acid Packaging and Shipping

Packaging: 25kg/fiber drum

Caffeic acid Storage

Stored in cool dry ventilated place away from fire, heat, light, acids and food materials