CHARECTERISTICS

  • Present in the form of white shinning crystals with the pleasant smell

DENSITY

  • 1.05

MELTING POINT

  • 81.83 OC

BOILING POINT

  • 285 OC

SOLUBILITY

  • It 25% soluble in water, 20 % in glycerin, 50% in alcohol
  • Insoluble in ether

SOURCE

  • It is obtained from vanilla beans

GRADES

  • Technical, U-S-P

USES

  • It acts as a flavoring agent and laboratory regent

It is also used in perfume making, food products, drinks and in pharmaceutical industry

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