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Ethyl butyrate

natural, ≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym: Butyric acid ethyl ester

  • CAS Number 105-54-4

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2C(O)OC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 116.16

  •  FEMA Number 2427

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 506331

  •  EC Number 203-306-4

  •  Council of Europe no. 264c

  •  MDL number MFCD00009394

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901067

  •  Flavis number 9.039

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Certified Natural Products, E - H, E-F,
Quality Level   400
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
  natural
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR 117
vapor density   4 (vs air)
vapor pressure   15.5 mmHg ( 25 °C)
assay   ≥98%
autoignition temp.   865 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.392 (lit.)
bp   120 °C (lit.)
mp   −93 °C (lit.)
density   0.875 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   fruity; ethereal; pineapple; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   CCCC(=O)OCC
InChI   1S/C6H12O2/c1-3-5-6(7)8-4-2/h3-5H2,1-2H3
InChI key   OBNCKNCVKJNDBV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Ethyl butyrate is mainly used as a flavor ester for its pineapple-like flavor. It is one of the main volatile components identified in orange juices.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

4, 9 kg in steel drum

20 kg in composite drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1180 - class 3 - PG 3 - Ethyl butyrate
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
ET1660000
Flash Point(F) 
78.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
26 °C
Protocols & Articles

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Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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