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.
|Production Facility||Kalama, WA, USA|
|Flavor/Fragrance Notes||Cinnamon, spicy, oriental|
|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|