|Molecular weight||148.161 g/mol|
|Names and Identifiers|
|Traditional Name||Cinnamic Acid|
|CAS Registry Number||140-10-3, 621-82-9, 9045-22-1|
Cinnamic acid is an organic compound with the formula C6H5CH=CHCOOH. It is a white crystalline compound that is slightly soluble in water, and freely soluble in many organic solvents. Classified as an unsaturated carboxylic acid, it occurs naturally in a number of plants. It exists as both a cis and a trans isomer, although the latter is more common.