W271500

Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl laurate

≥98%, FG

Synonym(s):
Methyl dodecanoate, Lauric acid methyl ester
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)10CO2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
214.34
FEMA Number:
2715
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1767780
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
377
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.101
NACRES:
NA.21
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Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.431 (lit.)

bp

262 °C/766 mmHg (lit.)

mp

4-5 °C (lit.)

density

0.87 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

coconut; creamy; fatty; soapy

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)OC

InChI

1S/C13H26O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13(14)15-2/h3-12H2,1-2H3

InChI key

UQDUPQYQJKYHQI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Methyl laurate is one of the key volatile flavor compounds in the avocado fruit. It is also reported to occur in Polygonum bistorta L. (snakeroot) and γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) tea.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
4, 9 kg in poly drum

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Pictograms

Environment

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Hazard Codes

N

Risk Statement

50

Safety Statement

61

RIDADR

UN 3082 9 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

282.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

139 °C - closed cup

Determination of the volatile fraction of Polygonum bistorta L. at different growing stages and evaluation of its antimicrobial activity against two major honeybee (Apis mellifera) pathogens.
Cecotti R, et al.
Chemistry and Biodiversity, 9(2), 359-369 (2012)
Identification of volatile compounds in cultivars barker, collinson, fortuna and geada of avocado (Persea americana, Mill.) fruit.
Galvao MDS, et al.
Food Sci. Technol., 36(3), 439-447 (2016)
Study on flavour volatiles of ?-aminobutyric acid (GABA) green tea.
Zeng Z, et al.
African Journal of Biotechnology, 11(51), 11333-11341 (2012)
D A Dimas et al.
AAPS PharmSciTech, 1(2), E16-E16 (2004-01-20)
The effects of coating thickness, type of adhesive, and type and concentration of enhancer on the mechanical properties of two acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) were investigated using a 2(4) factorial design and an optimization technique. Sixteen formulations containing 0% or...
Y Komata et al.
Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin, 17(5), 705-708 (1994-05-01)
The effect of long chain fatty acid (FA) and its analogs on the accumulation of thiamine disulfide (TDS) in rat skin using propylene glycol as a vehicle was studied in vitro. Lauric acid (12:0) increased the accumulation of TDS in...

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