W237701 Aldrich

Diethyl succinate

≥99%, FCC, FG

Synonym: Diethyl butanedioate

  • CAS Number 123-25-1

  • Linear Formula C2H5OCOCH2CH2COOC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 174.19

  •  FEMA Number 2377

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 907645

  •  EC Number 204-612-0

  •  Council of Europe no. 438

  •  MDL number MFCD00009208

  •  eCl@ss 39022839

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901032

  •  Flavis number 9.444



Related Categories A - D, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, C-D, Certified Food Grade Products,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   6 (vs air)
assay   ≥99%
refractive index   n20/D 1.42(lit.)
bp   218 °C(lit.)
mp   −20 °C(lit.)
density   1.047 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   apple; grape; waxy; fruity; floral
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens


Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 10-100 ppm


1 kg in poly bottle

5, 10, 25 kg in poly drum

General description

Diethyl succinate can be used as a flavoring agent in the food industry.

Natural occurrence: Apple, cocoa, grape, brandy, whiskey and wine.

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