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Ethyl pyruvate

analytical standard

Linear Formula:
CH3COCOOC2H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
116.12
Beilstein:
1071466
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥97.0% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

refractive index

n20/D 1.404 (lit.)

bp

144 °C (lit.)

density

1.045 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CCOC(=O)C(C)=O

InChI

1S/C5H8O3/c1-3-8-5(7)4(2)6/h3H2,1-2H3

InChI key

XXRCUYVCPSWGCC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Ethyl pyruvate is a volatile aliphatic ester of the pyruvate metabolite. It is present as a food additive/odor-active component in various food and beverage products. It is also used as an inhibitory odorant to repel the insects from human proximity.

Application

Ethyl pyruvate may be used as an analytical standard for the determination of the analyte in wine samples, and distilled spirits by gas chromatography (GC) based techniques.

Pictograms

FlameCorrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

114.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

46 °C - closed cup

Regulatory Information

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