o-Vanillin Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

o-Vanillin Properties


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o-Vanillin is an organic solid present in the extracts and essential oils of many plants. Its functional groups include aldehyde, ether and phenol. It is used in the study of mutagenesis and as a synthetic precursor for pharmaceuticals.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Yellow Fibrous Solid
Boiling Point 265-266 °C
CAS Number 148-53-8
Density 1.23 g/cm3
EINECS Number 205-715-3
HS Code 29124900
IUPAC Name 2-Hydroxy-3-Methoxybenzaldehyde
InChI 1S/C8H8O3/c1-11-7-4-2-3-6(5-9)8(7)10/h2-5,10H,1H3
Main Hazards Irritant;Harmful
Melting Point 40-42 °C
Molar Mass 152.15 g/mol
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
RTECS Number CU6530000
Solubility Soluble in THF, Ethanol, Methanol
Synonyms 3-Methoxysalicylaldehyde;2-Vanillin