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METHYL MYRISTATE Basic information
METHYL MYRISTATE Chemical Properties
  • Melting point:18 °C(lit.)
  • Boiling point:323 °C(lit.)
  • Density 0.855 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
  • vapor pressure 0.065 Pa (25 °C)
  • refractive index n20/D 1.436(lit.)
  • Flash point:>230 °F
  • storage temp. 2-8°C
  • form Liquid
  • color Clear colorless to yellow
  • Water Solubility Soluble in chloroform and methanol. React with water.
  • JECFA Number183
  • BRN 1773739
  • CAS DataBase Reference124-10-7(CAS DataBase Reference)
  • EPA Substance Registry SystemMethyl myristate (124-10-7)
Safety Information
  • Hazard Codes Xi
  • Risk Statements 38
  • Safety Statements 23-24/25
  • WGK Germany 1
  • TSCA Yes
  • HS Code 29322090
METHYL MYRISTATE Usage And Synthesis
  • DescriptionMethyl myristate has a honey and orris-like odor with a corresponding flavor at trace levels. May be prepared by direct esterification of methanol with myristic acid in the presence of gaseous HCL.
  • Chemical PropertiesMethyl myristate has a faint onion, honey and orris-like odor and a corresponding flavor at trace levels.
  • Chemical Propertiesclear colorless to yellowish liquid
  • UsesIntermediate for myristic acid detergents, emul-sifiers, wetting agents, stabilizers, resins, lubricants,plasticizers, textiles, animal feeds, standard for gaschromatography, flavoring.
  • DefinitionThemethyl ester of myristic acid.
  • PreparationBy direct esterification of methanol with myristic acid in the presence of gaseous HCl.
  • Taste threshold valuesReported found in violet roots, apple, banana, bilberry, grapes, papaya, blackberry, strawberry, chive, tomato, cheeses, milk powder, smoked fish, cocoa, tea, coconut oil, passion fruit, beans, mushroom, Bantu beer, plum and apple brandy, rhubarb, buckwheat, Bourbon vanilla, mountain papaya, cooked shrimp, turnip, Chinese cabbage, clam, mussels, cape gooseberry and pawpaw.
METHYL MYRISTATE Preparation Products And Raw materials
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