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W245208 Sigma-Aldrich

Ethyl phenylacetate

≥98%, FCC, FG

  • CAS Number 101-97-3

  • Linear Formula C6H5CH2COOC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 164.20

  •  FEMA Number 2452

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 509140

  •  EC Number 202-993-8

  •  Council of Europe no. 2156

  •  MDL number MFCD00009178

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901098

  •  Flavis number 9.784



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
assay   ≥98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.497(lit.)
bp   229 °C(lit.)
density   1.03 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   cocoa; honey; floral; balsamic; rose; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens


Biochem/physiol Actions

Odor at 1%

Taste at 5 to 10 ppm

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Apple, grapefruit, guava fruit, melon, papaya, pineapple, beer, rum, cider and grape brandy.

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1 kg in poly bottle

5, 10 kg in poly drum

General description

Ethyl phenylacetate is one of the major aroma components of Ligustrum japonicum. It has been reported to be one of the key compounds responsible for the sweet-like off-flavor in Aglianico del Vulture wine.

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