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W241806 Sigma-Aldrich

Ethyl acrylate

≥99.5%, stabilized, FG

Synonym: Acrylic acid ethyl ester, Ethyl 2-propenoate

  • CAS Number 140-88-5

  • Linear Formula CH2=CHCOOC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 100.12

  •  FEMA Number 2418

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 773866

  •  EC Number 205-438-8

  •  Council of Europe no. 245

  •  MDL number MFCD00009188

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901058

  •  Flavis number 9.037

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, E-F, E-G, E-H,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Kosher
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
  FDA 21 CFR 117
  FDA 21 CFR 172.515
vapor density   3.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   31 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99.5%
autoignition temp.   721 °F
contains   10-30 ppm MEHQ as stabilizer (synthetic)
expl. lim.   12.1 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.406 (lit.)
bp   99 °C (lit.)
mp   −71 °C (lit.)
density   0.918 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   plastic
food allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   CCOC(=O)C=C
InChI   1S/C5H8O2/c1-3-5(6)7-4-2/h3H,1,4H2,2H3
InChI key   JIGUQPWFLRLWPJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Ethyl acrylate can be used as a flavoring agent in the food industry. It is one of the main volaitle components identified in organic passion fruit pulp.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

10 kg in steel drum

25 kg in composite drum

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Legal Information

For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN 1917 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
AT0700000
Flash Point(F) 
48.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
9 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Potential Application for Ethyl Acrylate, FG

The impacting diffusive nature of this ingredient is similar to 1-Penten-3-ol. It would be very useful in pineapple and tropical fruit applications. It would also impart lift to a variety of alcoholi...

Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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