Name: Butyl cinnamate
Synonyms: butyl (E)-3-phenylprop-2-enoate; n-Butyl cinnamate; cinnamic acid butyl ester; Butyl phenylacrylate
CAS No: 538-65-8
Molecular Weight: 204.269
Boiling point: 291.7-313.7 °C(lit.)
Flash point: 153.4-174.2°C
Refractive index : （20°C）1.5420
Appearance: colorless or light yellow transparent liquid with cinnamon like balsam gas, has a bitter taste.
Solubility: Soluble under normal temperature and pressure, miscible in ethanol, ethyl ether, chloroform and most of the non-volatile oil, a few do not dissolve in water.
Package specification: 200kg/blue barrel
Storage: Keep the storage sealed and stored in a cool, dry place, ensuring good ventilation or venting in the workplace. It should be stored separately from oxidants, acids and food chemicals, and should not be mixed. The storage area should be equipped with leakage emergency treatment equipment and suitable containment materials.
Usage of Butyl Cinnamate:
Butyl cinnamate is used in perfumes, synthetic indigo, and certain drugs. One major use is in the perfume industry for the manufacture of methyl, ethyl, and benzyl esters. This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as cinnamic acid esters. These are compound containing an ester derivative of cinnamic acid. Butyl cinnamate is also a self-inhibiting factor produced by fungal spores to inhibit germination.
Specifications of Butyl Cinnamate: