Agent Name

Cinnamyl acetate

CAS Number

103-54-8

Formula

C11-H12-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Acetoxy-3-phenyl-2-propene; 2-Propen-1-ol, 3-phenyl-, acetate; 3-Phenyl-2-propen-1-ol acetate; 3-Phenyl-2-propen-1-yl acetate; 3-Phenyl-2-propenyl acetate; 3-Phenylallyl acetate; Acetic acid, cinnamyl ester; Cinnamyl alcohol, acetate; gamma-Phenylallyl acetate; 2-Propen-1-ol, 3-phenyl-, 1-acetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

A mild skin irritant in guinea pigs and moderate skin irritant in rabbits; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] Causes mild skin irritation in humans; [RTECS] An irritant that may cause severe eye irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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