Agent Name

Ethyl oleate

CAS Number

111-62-6

Formula

C20-H38-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)-, ethyl ester; Ethyl 9-octadecenoate, (Z)-; Ethyl cis-9-octadecenoate; Ethyl oleate (natural); Oleic acid, ethyl ester; 9-Octadecenoic acid (9Z)-, ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Clear yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA] Used to flavor animal feeds; [ExPub: EFSA - FEEDAP] Used as a solvent/co-solvent in pesticide products; [ExPub: EPA - RDD] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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