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Ethyl levulinate

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natural, ≥98%, FG

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Synonym(s):
Ethyl 4-oxopentanoate
Linear Formula:
CH3COCH2CH2COOC2H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
144.17
FEMA Number:
2442
Beilstein:
507641
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.435
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher
natural

Quality Level

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

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

Assay

≥98%

greener alternative product characteristics

Less Hazardous Chemical Syntheses
Use of Renewable Feedstocks
Learn more about the Principles of Green Chemistry.

refractive index

n20/D 1.422 (lit.)

bp

93-94 °C/18 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.016 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

greener alternative category

Organoleptic

apple; fresh; green; melon; fruity; sweet

SMILES string

CCOC(=O)CCC(C)=O

InChI

1S/C7H12O3/c1-3-10-7(9)5-4-6(2)8/h3-5H2,1-2H3

InChI key

GMEONFUTDYJSNV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

-

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

assay

≥98%

assay

99%

assay

≥98%

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.422 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.422 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.422 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.396 (lit.)

bp

93-94 °C/18 mmHg (lit.)

bp

93-94 °C/18 mmHg (lit.)

bp

93-94 °C/18 mmHg (lit.)

bp

131-133 °C (lit.)

density

1.016 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.016 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.016 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.864 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

General description

We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one of the four categories of Greener Alternatives . This product is a Biobased products, showing key improvements in Green Chemistry Principles “Less Hazardous Chemical Syntheses” and “Use of Renewable Feedstock”.

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

201.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

94 °C - closed cup


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Hanjin Im et al.
Bioresource technology, 193, 386-392 (2015-07-06)
This work addresses an unprecedented way of co-producing biodiesel (FAEE) and valuable chemicals of ethyl levulinate (EL), ethyl formate (EF) and diethyl ether (DEE) from wet in situ transesterification of microalgae. EL, EF, and DEE were significantly produced up to

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