W244112 Aldrich

Ethyl laurate

natural, ≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym: Ethyl dodecanoate, Ethyl laurate, Lauric acid ethyl ester

  • CAS Number 106-33-2

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)10COOC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 228.37

  •  FEMA Number 2441

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1769671

  •  EC Number 203-386-0

  •  Council of Europe no. 375c

  •  MDL number MFCD00015065

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901087

  •  Flavis number 9.099



Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Certified Natural Products, E-F, E-G,
grade   FG
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012
assay   ≥98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.432(lit.)
bp   269 °C(lit.)
density   0.86 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   floral; waxy; soapy; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens



1 kg in poly bottle

100 g in poly bottle

General description

Ethyl laurate can be used as a flavoring and fragrance ingredient It has been identified as one of the main volatile compounds in Chinese liquors.

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For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

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