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Methyl decanoate

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Capric acid methyl ester, Decanoic acid methyl ester, Methyl caprate
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)8COOCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
186.29
Beilstein:
1759170
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.425 (lit.)
n20/D 1.426

bp

108 °C/10 mmHg
224 °C (lit.)

mp

−14-−11 °C (lit.)

density

0.871 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

functional group

ester

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCC(=O)OC

InChI

1S/C11H22O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11(12)13-2/h3-10H2,1-2H3

InChI key

YRHYCMZPEVDGFQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Methyl decanoate is a large methyl ester considered as a single component surrogate for biodiesels.

Application

Methyl decanoate may be used as an internal standard in trans fatty acids determination and identification in bakery products by dynamic ultrasound-assisted extraction followed by gas chromatography−mass spectrometry.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

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Environment

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

230.9 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Flash Point(C)

110.5 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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