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Kalama® Cinnamic Aldehyde FCC


Cinnamon, Spicy, Oriental

Kalama® Cinnamic Aldehyde FCC is an aromatic aldehyde that is nature identical to the main constituent of cassia and cinnamon bark oils. It is widely used as a flavor ingredient where a cinnamon character is desired. Kalama® Cinnamic Aldehyde adds spicy notes to personal care, such as soaps and toothpastes, perfumes, and household care products. It is also used in flavoring compounds at concentrations ranging from 0.01 to 0.8%. Throughout Europe and the United States, Kalama Cinnamic Aldehyde is especially popular in bakery goods, chewing gum, candy, and mouthwash. Cinnamic Aldehyde is an FDA GRAS synthetic flavoring substance (21 CFR § 182.60).


Kalama® Cinnamic Aldehyde is an unsaturated aldehyde, where it easily reacts, therefore creating a variety of compounds, applicable to a wide range of fragrance compositions. It is also a building block for miticides, or derivatives such as cinnamic alcohol, 3-phenyl propanol, and cinnamonitrile.


Attribute Value
Production Facility Kalama, WA, USA
CAS No. 104-55-2
Flavor/Fragrance Notes Cinnamon, spicy, oriental
Typical Properties
Assay 98.0% minimum
Odor Characteristic
Color Pale Yellow
Appearance Clear Liquid
Flash Point 110°C (230°F)
Refractive Index (20°C) 1.619 – 1.623
Specific Gravity (25°C) 1.046 – 1.050
Acid Value (mgKOH/g) 10.0 maximum
Application Group Application Description Notes
Flavor & Fragrance Blend Fragrance Application Versatile building block and component in fragrance compositions, delivering spicy, oriental notes Cinnamon, spicy, oriental
Food Animal Feed Additive for animal feed Cinnamon
Food Flavor Application Flavoring compounds in bakery goods, chewing gum, candy Cinnamon
Household Care Fragrance Application Fragrance used in household items Cinnamon
Personal Care Fragrance Application Brings a spicy, cinnamon character to toothpastes, mouthwashes and soaps. Cinnamon, spicy, oriental
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