Ethyl methylphenylglycidate, commonly known as “strawberry aldehyde”, is an organic compound used in the flavor industry in artificial fruit flavors, in particular strawberry.
|CHEMICAL FORMULA||C12 H14 O3|
|Product Name||Aldehyde C-16|
|Other Names||ethyl 3-methyl-3-phenyloxirane-2-carboxylate|
|Appearance||colorless to pale yellow clear liquid|
|Odar||Sweet, fruity strawberry-like with floral honey|
|Assay||98.00 to 100.00 sum of isomers|
|Specific gravity||1.08600 to 1.11200 @ 25.00 °C.|
|Boiling Point||272.00 to 275.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg|
|Vapor pressure||0.006000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)|
|Flash Point||> 200.00 °F. TCC ( > 93.33 °C. )|
|Solubility in||water, 111.3 mg/L @ 25 °C, benzyl alcohol, ethyl alcohol, 1:2 80 %|
|Storage||refrigerate in tightly sealed containers, moisture Sensitive.|
241 hour(s) at 100.00 %.
Because of its pleasant taste and aroma, ethyl methylphenylglycidate finds use in the fragrance industry, in artificial flavors, and in cosmetics. Its end applications include perfumes, soaps, beauty care products, detergents,pharmaceuticals, baked goods, candies, ice cream, and others.