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103-26-4 - Methyl cinnamate, predominantly trans, 99% - Cinnamic acid methyl ester - A15975 - Alfa Aesar

A15975 Methyl cinnamate, predominantly trans, 99%

CAS Number
103-26-4
Synonyms
Cinnamic acid methyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 23.83
500g 79.21
2500g 265.60
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Methyl cinnamate, predominantly trans, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008458
EINECS
203-093-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H10O2
Formula Weight
162.19
Melting point
34-37°
Boiling Point
262-264°
Flash Point
123°(253°F)
Density
1.042
Refractive Index
1.5770
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Methyl cinnamate was used to inhibit monophenolase and diphenolase activity of mushroom tyrosinase and it also has antimicrobial ability. It is mainly is used in the flavor and perfume industries. It is known to attract males of various orchid bees, such as Aglae caerulea.

Notes

Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Donald G.Lee; Udo A.Spitzer. The oxidation of methyl cinnamate by ruthenium tetroxide. J. Org. Chem. 1976, 41, (22),3644-3644

 

Gerd Hallnemo; Christina Ullenius. Intramolecularly assisted addition of LiMe2 Cu to methyl cinnamates. Tetrahedron Letters. 1986, 27, (3),395-398

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H303

May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P312

Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.

Other References

Merck
14,2299
Beilstein
386468
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GE0190000

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