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Propyl cinnamate

Propyl cinnamate Specification

The N-Propyl cinnamate with CAS registry number of 7778-83-8 is also known as 2-Propenoic acid, 3-phenyl-, propyl ester. The systematic name is Propyl 3-phenylprop-2-enoate. It belongs to product categories of Aromatic Cinnamic Acids, Esters and Derivatives; Ester Flavor. Its EINECS registry number is 231-916-0. In addition, the formula is C12H14O2 and the molecular weight is 190.24. This chemical should be stored in sealed containers in cool, dry place away from oxidizing agents. When you are using this chemical, avoid contact with skin and eyes.


Name: Propyl cinnamate 

CAS No.: 7778-83-8 

Formula: C12H14O2 

Molecular Weight: 190.24 

Boiling point: 283-284°C 

Density: 1.030-1.040g/cm3 

Flash point: >99°C 

Refractive index: 1.547-1.553 

EINECS No.: 231-916-0 


As a spice, propyl cinnamate can be used to prepare high-grade flavors such as beverages, candy, food and daily cosmetics. It is a synthetic essence. It is stable, and it will not decompose if used and stored according to specifications. Avoid contact with oxides. It is synthesized from propanol and cinnamaldehyde.