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W241811

Sigma-Aldrich

Ethyl acrylate

≥99.5%, stabilized

Synonym(s):
Ethyl 2-propenoate, Acrylic acid ethyl ester
Linear Formula:
CH2=CHCOOC2H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.12
FEMA Number:
2418
Beilstein:
773866
Council of Europe no.:
245
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.037

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

Kosher

reg. compliance

FDA 21 CFR 117

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

31 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.5%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

721 °F

contains

10-30 ppm MEHQ as stabilizer (synthetic)

expl. lim.

12.1 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.406 (lit.)

bp

99 °C (lit.)

mp

−71 °C (lit.)

density

0.918 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

plastic

SMILES string

CCOC(=O)C=C

InChI

1S/C5H8O2/c1-3-5(6)7-4-2/h3H,1,4H2,2H3

InChI key

JIGUQPWFLRLWPJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Ethyl acrylate can be used as a flavoring agent in the food industry. It is one of the main volaitle components identified in organic passion fruit pulp.

Legal Information

For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

Pictograms

FlameSkull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

48.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

9 °C - closed cup

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