Ethyl octanoate

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Ethyl octanoate

CAS number

106-32-1

Synonyms

Ethyl caprylate; Ethyl octoate; Ethyl octylate; Octanoic acid ethyl ester

Chemical class

Esters

Industry claims found in

apple, banana, beer, blue cheese, apricot, bilberry wine, blackberry, brandy, wheat bread, broccoli, butter, capers

Industry claims used in

frozen dairy goods, baked goods, milk, cheese, candy, puddings and beverages

Possible physical or functional effects

Flavoring agents and adjuvants

Properties

industry claims FEMA GRAS; used in cigarettes; used in smokeless tobacco; industry claims FDA approved food additive

Toxicology

LD50 (oral, rat) 25,960 mg/kg; mildly toxic by ingestion; skin irritant; heated to decomp., emits acrid smoke and fumes

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