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Ethyl octanoate

≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym: Ethyl caprylate

  • CAS Number 106-32-1

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)6COOC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 172.26

  •  FEMA Number 2449

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1754470

  •  EC Number 203-385-5

  •  Council of Europe no. 392

  •  MDL number MFCD00009552

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901095

  •  Flavis number 9.111



Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, E - H, E-F, E-G,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (117)
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor pressure   0.02 mmHg ( 25 °C)
assay   ≥98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.417(lit.)
bp   206-208 °C(lit.)
mp   −48-−47 °C (lit.)
density   0.867 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   waxy; fruity; pineapple; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens



1 kg in glass bottle

4, 20 kg in poly drum

General description

Ethyl octanoate is a volatile compound reported to be found in Chinese rice wine and ripe ‘Kensington Pride’ mango fruit.

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