W280607

Sigma-Aldrich

Octyl acetate

≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Acetic acid octyl ester
Linear Formula:
CH3CO2(CH2)7CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
172.26
FEMA Number:
2806
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
197
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.007
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

vapor density

5.9 (vs air)

assay

≥98%

autoignition temp.

515 °F

expl. lim.

8.14 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.418 (lit.)

bp

211 °C (lit.)

density

0.867 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

floral; fruity; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCOC(C)=O

InChI

1S/C10H20O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-12-10(2)11/h3-9H2,1-2H3

InChI key

YLYBTZIQSIBWLI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Octyl acetate is one of the major constituents of the essential oils of Heracleum crenatifolium, oranges and grapefruit.

Packaging

4, 20 kg in poly drum
1 kg in glass bottle

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storage_class_code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

186.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

86 °C - closed cup

Anticonvulsant activity of furanocoumarins and the essential oil obtained from the fruits of Heracleum crenatifolium.
Tosun F, et al.
Food Chemistry, 107(3), 990-993 (2008)
Citrus flavor. Volatile constituents of the essential oil of the orange (Citrus sinensis).
Bernhard RA.
Journal of Food Science, 26(4), 401-411 (1961)
Shang-mei Shi et al.
Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica, 27(3), 170-173 (2003-05-31)
To analyse the chemical components of the essential oil of Gum olibanum somalilnds and Gum olibanum Ethiopia, and to set up determination methods of their main components. Two kinds of essential oil are identified by GC-MS, and assayed by Gas...
Jinfeng Zhao et al.
Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica, 36(8), 1050-1053 (2011-08-04)
To analyze the volatile oil of olibanum and apply scientific evidences for its applications. The volatile oil was analyzed by GC-MS. One hundred components were identified,accounting for 91.26% of the total volatile oil, and the main components were octyl acetate...
Anett Kirschner et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 73(5), 1065-1072 (2006-09-01)
A gene encoding a Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenase (BVMO) identified in Pseudomonas fluorescens DSM 50106 was cloned and functionally expressed in Escherichia coli JM109. Sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) and Western blot analysis showed an estimated 56 kDa-size protein band corresponding...

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