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Ethyl formate

≥97%, FCC, FG

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Synonym(s):
Ethyl methanoate, Formic acid ethyl ester
Linear Formula:
HCOOC2H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
74.08
FEMA Number:
2434
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
906769
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
339
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39022251
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.072

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 184.1295

vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

15.16 psi ( 55 °C)
3.79 psi ( 20 °C)

assay

≥97%

autoignition temp.

851 °F

expl. lim.

16 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.359 (lit.)

bp

52-54 °C (lit.)

mp

−80 °C (lit.)

density

0.921 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

organoleptic

ethereal; rum; wine-like

SMILES string

CCOC=O

InChI

1S/C3H6O2/c1-2-5-3-4/h3H,2H2,1H3

InChI key

WBJINCZRORDGAQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Ethyl formate

organoleptic

ethereal; rum; wine-like

organoleptic

ethereal; rum; wine-like

organoleptic

-

organoleptic

-

biological source

synthetic

biological source

-

biological source

-

biological source

-

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

-

fragrance allergen

-

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

-

food allergen

-

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

-

documentation

-

General description

Ethyl formate is a flavoring agent with a rum-like odor. It has been known to act as a fumigant against insect pests in stored foods.

pictograms

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signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 3

target_organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

-4.0 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

-20 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves


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