Agent Name

trans-Ferulic acid

CAS Number

537-98-4

Formula

C10-H10-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(E)-4'-Hydroxy-3'-methoxycinnamic acid; 2-Propenoic acid, 3-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-, (E)- (9CI); Cinnamic acid, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxy-, (E)-; (E)-3-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-2-propenoic acid; (E)-Ferulic acid; Cinnamic acid, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxy-, trans-; Ferulic acid, trans-; trans-4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Tan powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Widely distributed in plants; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Ferulic acid."

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