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Cinnamyl formate

It is colorless or light yellow transparent liquid with a cinnamon-like balsam and a bitter taste; it is miscible in ethanol, ether, chloroform, and most non-volatile oils, and is insoluble in water. Some people also call it as Nsc21737; FEMA 2299; Wln:vho2U1r; Cinnamylformiat; CINNAMYL FORMATE; cinnamylmethanoate; Cinnamyl methanoate; 3-PHENYLALLYL FORMATE; cinnamyl alcohol, formate; formic acid, cinnamyl ester. 


Name: Cinnamyl formate

Synonyms: 3-phenylprop-2-en-1-yl formate; 2-Propen-1-ol, formate; Cinnamyl alcohol, formate; Cinnamyl methanoate; 3-Phenylallyl formate; Formic acid, cinnamyl ester; 3-Phenyl-2-propenyl formate; [(E)-3-phenylprop-2-enyl] formate

CAS Registry Number:104-65-4

Molecular Formula: C10H10O2

Molecular Weight: 162.188 g/mol

EINECS Number: 203-223-3

Appearance: colorless to pale yellow clear liquid

Density: 1.08g/mL(25℃)(lit.)

Boiling point: 250-254℃(lit.)

Flash point: 113℃

Purity: ≥98%

Refractive index: 1.550-1.556


Cinnamyl formate is a kind of flavor and fragrance chemical compounds, which is an α,β-unsaturated ester that can be used as a flavoring agent and a fragrance ingredient. It is mainly used for the preparation of strawberry, raspberry, peach, banana, and spices such as flavor.