Agent Name

Ethyl benzoylacetate

CAS Number

94-02-0

Formula

C11-H12-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Ethoxy-3-phenylpropane-1,3-dione; Acetic acid, benzoyl-, ethyl ester; Benzenepropanoic acid, beta-oxo-, ethyl ester; Benzoylacetic acid ethyl ester; Ethyl 3-oxo-3-phenylpropanoate; Ethyl 3-phenyl-3-oxopropanoate; Ethyl benzoyl acetate; Ethyl beta-oxobenzenepropanoate; [ChemIDplus] beta-Oxobenzenepropanoic acid ethyl ester; [Merck Index] Ethyl 3-phenyl-3-oxopropionate; Ethyl beta-keto-beta-phenylpropionate; [JECFA]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Liquid with a pleasant odor; Turns yellow from light and air; [Merck Index] Colorless or yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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