Tannic acid
(52612564 | 1401-55-4)

CAS: 1401-55-4
Molecular Formula: C76H52O46
Molecular Weight: 1701.20
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Tannic acid Chemical Structure

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Product Detail
Product Code 52612564
Product Name Tannic acid
Categories Aroma Chemicals Biochemicals Flavours and Fragrance Materials
CAS 1401-55-4
Molecular Formula C76H52O46
Molecular Weight 1701.20
Storage Details Ambient
Harmonised Tariff Code 3201909080

Product Specification
Density 0.50 - 0.45
Conclusion Conforms to USP34
Heavy metals <20ppm
Lead <5ppm
AS <3ppm
pH 3 - 4
Loss on Drying <9.0%
Solubility Very soluble in water, freely soluble in acetone and alcohol
Residue on Ignition <1.0%
Content 81% min (Tannic acid content, dry basis)
Colour gardner <5
Sulfated ash <0.1%
Appearance Amorphous light yellow to brown powder
Gallic Acid <4.0%
Gums, Dextrin Test No Turbidity
Resins Test No Turbidity

Safety Information
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Hazard statements
  • H319: Causes serious eye irritation

  • H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects
Precautionary statements
  • P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection

  • P301+312: IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell

  • P302+352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with soap and water

  • P305+351+338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do, continue rinsing

  • P337+313: If eye irritation persists get medical advice/attention