Agent Name

Lauryl acetate

CAS Number

112-66-3

Formula

C14-H28-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Dodecanol acetate; Acetate C-12; Acetic acid, dodecyl ester; Dodecan-1-yl acetate; Dodecanol acetate; Dodecanyl acetate; Dodecanyl ethanoate; Dodecyl acetate; Dodecyl alcohol acetate; Lauryl ethanoate; N-Dodecyl acetate; n-Dodecyl ethanoate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA] Component of straight chain Lepidopteran pheromone (SCLP) formulations used in plant protection products in the EC; SCLPs function by mating disruption or mass trapping rather than directly killing the target insect; [ExPub: EFSA: DAR - Vol. 1] Used to flavor animal feeds; [ExPub: EFSA - FEEDAP]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000468 mm Hg

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