What Do You Know about Cinnamyl Acetate?

Dec. 15, 2020

Cinnamyl Acetate,  CAS 103-54-8, formula: C11H12O2 molecular weight: 176.21 g / mol .Boiling point: 265°C (509°F; 538 K).Colorless to light yellow liquid, with a sweet balsam mixed with rose and vetiver aroma. The flashpoint is 118°C and the boiling point is 264°C. It is miscible in ethanol, chloroform, ether, and most nonvolatile oils, and almost insoluble in glycerin and water.

Cinnamyl Acetate

Synthesis of Cinnamyl Acetate

It is derived from the direct esterification of cinnamyl alcohol and acetic acid. After the esterification reaction, the finished product is obtained by neutralization, washing, drying, and vacuum distillation.

Uses of cinnamyl acetate

1. Natural products exist in cinnamon oil. It has the scent of impatiens but with the fragrance of hyacinth and jasmine. Used in floral fragrances such as carnation, hyacinth, lilac, narcissus, etc.

2. It can be used as a modifier of cinnamyl alcohol, has a good ability to fix the fragrance. When used in roses, it can increase the warmth and sweetness, but the dosage should be small; it can be used with bay leaves to get a beautiful rose style. It is also commonly used in edible flavors such as cherry, grape, peach, apricot, apple, berry, pear, cinnamon, cinnamon, and other flavor types.

3. Formulate soap and daily cosmetic essence. It is used as a fixative and fragrance ingredient in the blending of lily of the valley, frangipani and gardenia essences, and oriental flavor perfumes.

4. As an edible spice, according to the provisions of Japan's "Food Additives Official Regulations", the purity is required to be above 98%, and it must not be used for purposes other than flavoring.


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