Vanillin (CAS 121-33-5) is an organic compound extracted from the Rutaceae plant vanillin beans, which is white to slightly yellow crystal or crystalline form Powder, slightly sweet, soluble in hot water, glycerin and alcohol, not easily soluble in cold water and vegetable oil.

The aroma is stable and not easy to evaporate at higher temperatures. It is easily oxidized in the air and changes color easily when exposed to alkaline substances.

Vanillin is a widely used edible spice, which can be found in the seeds of vanilla or artificially synthesized, with a strong milky aroma.

Vanillin is currently an internationally recognized safe edible flavoring agent, which is widely used in various flavored foods that need to increase the milky flavor. Such as cakes, cold drinks, chocolate, and candies; it can also be used in soaps, toothpastes, perfumes, rubber, plastics, and pharmaceuticals.

Technical Data of Vanillin

NO.  Analysis Items Indexes Analysis Results
1 Color White to slightly yellow Conformity
2 Appearance Crystalline or powder Conformity
3 Odor It has a sweet aroma,milk aroma and vanilla aroma Conformity
4 Melting point 81.0 – 83.0℃ 81.3℃
5 Solubility in ethanol(25℃) 1g completely soluble into 2ml 95% ethanol makes transparent solution Conformity
6 Loss on drying ≤ 0.5% 0.06%
7 As content ≤ 3mg/kg < 3mg/kg
8 Heavy Metal (Pb) ≤ 10mg/kg < 10mg/kg
9 Purity ≥ 99.5% 99.95%
Conclusion: The product has been conformed to the Food chemicals codex(FCC 5th Edition).

The US Pharmacopoeia(USP NF 21 Revision)and the European Pharmacopoeia version 5.0.

Application and Dosage of Vanillin

Vanillin is one of the most commonly used food flavoring agents in the world. It is known as the “King of Food Flavors”. It is mainly used as a flavor enhancer in the food industry and is used in cakes, ice cream, soft drinks, chocolate, baked candies and alcoholic beverages.


  • The dosage in pastries and biscuits is 0.01% to 0.04%.
  • In candies is 0.02% to 0.08%.
  • The maximum dosage for baked goods is 220 mg/kg.
  • The maximum dosage for chocolate is 970 mg/kg.

It can also be used as a food preservative additive in various foods and seasonings;

In the cosmetics industry, it can be used as a flavoring agent in perfumes and facial creams;

In the daily chemicals industry, it can be used in daily chemicals modify aroma;

In chemical engineering industry, it is used as a defoaming agent, vulcanizing agent and chemical precursor; it can also be used in analysis and detection, such as testing amino compounds and certain acids;

In the pharmaceutical industry, it is used as an odor-blocking agent. Since vanillin itself has antibacterial effects, it can be used as a pharmaceutical intermediate in the pharmaceutical industry, including in treatments for skin diseases. Vanillin has certain antioxidant properties and cancer prevention effects.

Vanillin manufactured From Bailin Group

Bailin Group , As the representative of the high quality Vanillin in China and the world, We always provide customers with high purity, high stability, high quality Vanillin, which has got a good reputation and has been widely respected by customers at home and abroad.

Today, our Vanillin is not only exported to europe,america, southeast asia and other developed countries and regions. under the situation of globalization and emerging economies, we have entered the markets of the Middle east, South america, Eastern europe and other countries and regions. our products covered more than 50 countries and regions in the world.

Package :
500g/tin, 40tins/carton. Or 20kg/25kg/Fiber drum
Shelf life : 24 months
Standard : Conform to GB 1886.16-2015/ FCC/ USP requirements