Cinnamyl alcohol(CAS NO. 104-54-1) is an organic compound with very distinct sweet, spicy, hyacinth odour with the formula C6H5CH=CHCH2OH. Cinnamyl alcohol is also known by a variety of other names including cinnamic alcohol, 3-phenyl-2-propen-1-ol, 3-phenylprop-2-en-1-ol, zimtalcohol, styryl carbinol, e-3-phenylprop-2-en-1-ol, 3-phenylallyl alcohol, trans-cinnamyl alcohol. It can be found in the bark of cinnamon trees, as well as in the leaves of the tea-tree, and hyacinth and daffodil flowers. It can also be produced synthetically. Cinnamyl alcohol is mainly used in the fragrance industry because of its distinctive odour. Besides, it can also be used as a food additive in chewing gum, bakery products, candy and soft drinks.