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122629 Sigma-Aldrich

Ethyl levulinate

99%

Synonym: Ethyl 4-oxopentanoate

  • CAS Number 539-88-8

  • Linear Formula CH3COCH2CH2COOC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 144.17

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 507641

  •  EC Number 208-728-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00009209

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24847498

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
assay   99%
refractive index   n20/D 1.422 (lit.)
bp   93-94 °C/18 mmHg (lit.)
solubility   H2O: freely soluble
  alcohol: miscible
density   1.016 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
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

Description

General description

Ethyl levulinate is diluent for biodiesel fuels with high saturated fatty acid content.

Application

Ethyl levulinate was used to develop a preparative HPLC method to preserve wine aromas and isolates fruity characteristics of red wine aroma extracts.

Packaging

100, 500 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
OI1700000
Flash Point(F) 
201.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
94 °C - closed cup

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