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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.


Production FacilityKalama, WA, USA
CAS No.104-55-2
Flavor/Fragrance NotesCinnamon, spicy, oriental
Typical Properties
Assay98.0% minimum
ColorPale Yellow
AppearanceClear Liquid
Flash Point110°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 GroupApplicationDescriptionNotes
Flavor & Fragrance BlendFragrance ApplicationVersatile building block and component in fragrance compositions, delivering spicy, oriental notesCinnamon, spicy, oriental
FoodAnimal FeedAdditive for animal feedCinnamon
FoodFlavor ApplicationFlavoring compounds in bakery goods, chewing gum, candyCinnamon
Household CareFragrance ApplicationFragrance used in household itemsCinnamon
Personal CareFragrance ApplicationBrings a spicy, cinnamon character to toothpastes, mouthwashes and soaps.Cinnamon, spicy, oriental
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