W272205 Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl myristate

≥98%, FG

Synonym: Methyl tetradecanoate, Myristic acid methyl ester

  • CAS Number 124-10-7

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)12COOCH3

  • Molecular Weight 242.40

  •  FEMA Number 2722

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1773739

  •  EC Number 204-680-1

  •  Council of Europe no. 387

  •  MDL number MFCD00008983

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901288

  •  Flavis number 9.106

  •  NACRES NA.21



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biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
assay   ≥98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.436 (lit.)
bp   323 °C (lit.)
mp   18 °C (lit.)
density   0.855 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   fatty; waxy
food allergen   no known allergens


General description

Methyl myristate is a fatty acid methyl ester commonly used as a flavoring essence.
It is one of the main:
• phytochemical constituent of Cycas Beddomei cones
• volatile flavor component of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) tea


1 kg in poly bottle

8, 20 kg in poly drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
233.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
112 °C
Protocols & Articles


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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