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Ethyl decanoate

natural, ≥98%, FCC, FG

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Synonym(s):
Capric acid ethyl ester, Ethyl caprate
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)8COOC2H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
200.32
FEMA Number:
2432
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1762128
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
309c
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.059
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Quality Level

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117

vapor density

6.9 (vs air)

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.425 (lit.)

bp

245 °C (lit.)

density

0.864 g/cm3

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

organoleptic

apple; fruity; waxy; sweet

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCC(=O)OCC

InChI

1S/C12H24O2/c1-3-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12(13)14-4-2/h3-11H2,1-2H3

InChI key

RGXWDWUGBIJHDO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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vibrant-m

PHR3535

Methyl Caprate

vibrant-m

148970

Ethyl decanoate

grade

FG, Kosher, Halal, natural

grade

FG, Halal, Kosher

grade

certified reference material, pharmaceutical secondary standard

grade

-

organoleptic

apple; fruity; waxy; sweet

organoleptic

apple; fruity; waxy; sweet

organoleptic

-

organoleptic

-

density

0.864 g/cm3

density

0.865 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.871 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

density

0.862 g/mL at 25 °C

refractive index

n20/D 1.425 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.425 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.425 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.425 (lit.)

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

traceable to USP 1424233

agency

-

General description

Ethyl decanoate is an ester of decanoic acid, a product composed of ≥98% pure ethyl decanoate. It is commonly used as an artificial aroma in various applications, including alcoholic drinks, fruit juices, and perfumes, due to its fruity and sweet odor.

Application

Ethyl decanoate is:
  • Added to the beer during the brewing process to increase its fruity and sweet aroma and improve its overall sensory properties.
  • Found to be a key aroma compound in F. vesca, contributing to its fruity and sweet aroma.

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

215.6 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

102 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, multi-purpose combination respirator cartridge (US)


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Differences in volatile ester composition between Fragaria ? ananassa and F. vesca and implications for strawberry aroma patterns
Dong J, et al.
Sci. Hortic., 150, 47-53 (2013)
Solid acid catalyst supported synthesis and fuel properties of ethyl decanoate
Lamba R, et al.
Energy and Fuels, 222, 98-104 (2018)
Sumin Lee et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 47(1), 78-84 (2006-01-13)
The relationship between the kinetics of the lipase-catalyzed oil hydrolysis and the surface area distribution of oil droplets was investigated using ethyl decanoate and gum Arabic (GA) as a model oil and an emulsifier, respectively. Along an ethyl decanoate concentration
J Hilton et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 11(10), 1396-1400 (1994-10-01)
We studied the effects of three vehicles (propylene glycol, octanol and ethyl decanoate) with differing polarity on the in vitro percutaneous absorption of three chemicals (fluazifop-butyl, dimethyl phthalate and fomesafen sodium salt) with a range of physico-chemical properties. Absorption rate
Magdalena Gallart et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 50(24), 7042-7045 (2002-11-14)
The influence of fatty acids (free and bound as ethyl esters) on wine foaming was studied in different white wines and the corresponding sparkling wines. Moreover, from three of these wines the foam formed by CO(2) injection was separated, and

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