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Ethyl palmitate

≥95%, FG

Synonym(s):
Ethyl hexadecanoate, Palmitic acid ethyl ester
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)14COOC2H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
284.48
FEMA Number:
2451
Beilstein:
1782663
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
634
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.193
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

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

assay

≥95%

refractive index

n20/D 1.440 (lit.)

bp

192-193 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)

mp

24-26 °C (lit.)

density

0.857 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

Organoleptic

creamy; milk; waxy

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)OCC

InChI

1S/C18H36O2/c1-3-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20-4-2/h3-17H2,1-2H3

InChI key

XIRNKXNNONJFQO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Ethyl palmitate is a one of the major volatile compounds found in cooked rice and Luzhou-flavor raw liquor. It occurs naturally in licorice root and chamomile.

Packaging

5, 10 kg in poly drum
250 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Enzymatic synthesis of ethyl palmitate in supercritical carbon dioxide
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 43(7), 1568-1573 (2004)
Discrimination of different kinds of Luzhou-flavor raw liquors based on their volatile features
Zheng J, et al
Food Research International, 56, 77-84 (2014)
Ashanty M Pina-Rodriguez et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 57(11), 4657-4662 (2009-05-06)
Amaranth oil is rich in linoleic, oleic, and palmitic acids. Structured lipids (SLs) with specific functional and nutritional characteristics can be prepared through chemical or enzymatic interesterification. The aim of this study was to increase the palmitic acid content at
M A Diczfalusy et al.
European journal of biochemistry, 259(1-2), 404-411 (1999-01-23)
Fatty acid ethyl esters have been detected in high concentrations in organs commonly damaged by alcohol abuse and are regarded as being important non-oxidative metabolites of ethanol. The formation of fatty acid ethyl esters (FAEEs) has been ascribed to two
Volatile flavor components of cooked rice
Yajima I, et al.
Agricultural and Biological Chemistry, 42(6), 1229-1233 (1978)

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