Related categories: food additives; flavors (flavoring agents); natural equivalents and artificial flavors; flavors and fragrances; plant extracts; pharmaceutical intermediates; plant biochemical extracts; organic chemicals;
2698 | METHYL CINNAMATE
Fused Crystalline Mass
White to light yellow
103-26-4(CAS DataBase Reference)
White to slightly yellow crystal, cherries and fragrant esters like aroma. The temperature of 34 ° C. The boiling point of 260 ° C, refractive index (nD20) 1.5670. The relative density (d435) is 1.0700. Soluble in ethanol, ether, glycerin, propylene glycol, most non-volatile oils and mineral oils, insoluble in water. Natural products are contained in basil oil (up to 52%), galangal oil and laurel oil.
GB 2760-1996 provides for the temporary use of flavorants. Has a good scent effect. Mainly used to formulate flavors such as cherries, strawberries and grapes. It is used in the perfume industry as a fixative. It is commonly used in the blending of carnations and oriental floral fragrances for soaps, detergents, flavors and pastries. As an organic synthesis intermediate, it is mainly used in the pharmaceutical industry.