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Is Ethyl Vanillin 10% the same as Vanillin 10% PG-TFA

Is Ethyl Vanillin 10% the same as Vanillin 10% PG-TFA

I’m looking at a recipe that is calling for Ethyl Vanillin 10%, I have Vanillin 10% TFA

I look around before asking, I’m trying to keep stupid questions to a minimum.

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They are not quite the same ethyl vanillin is stronger and more expensive than vanillin.
If you are interested further reading here

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Ethyl-vanillin

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/vanillin

TLDR >ethyl vanillin flavouring power 2-4 times greater than vanillin

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Could I maybe sub Ethyl Vanillin 10% with the Vanillin 10%, say double to start and work up if needed? I looked at Bull City, Liquid Barn and ecigexpress (the only places I’ve ordered from) with no luck.

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Ethyl vanillin is about 3x the strength of vanillin. You could try it double the strength first.

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Thanks for the help everybody

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If the flavor of your juice starts to mute, you’ll know you’ve overdone it. Vanillin is a muting ingredient when used too much, just like Ethyl Maltol, Maltol, and some others.
Just saying so you know what’s going on when it happens.

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Thanks for heads up.

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