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ETHYL SORBATE Basic information
ETHYL SORBATE Chemical Properties
Safety Information
  • Hazard Codes Xi
  • Safety Statements 23-24/25
  • WGK Germany 2
  • RTECS WG2143000
  • Hazard Note Irritant
  • TSCA Yes
  • HS Code 29161900
ETHYL SORBATE Usage And Synthesis
  • Chemical Propertiesclear colorless to yellowish liquid
  • Chemical PropertiesEthyl sorbate has a warm, fruity odor.
  • OccurrenceReported found in cognac, white wine, special wine, botrytised wine, grape wine, starfruit, pawpaw and prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica).
  • UsesEthyl Sorbate is a synthetic flavoring agent that is a moderately sta- ble, light yellow liquid of fruity odor. it should be stored in glass or tin containers. it is used in flavors such as pineapple, papaya, and passion fruit with applications in ice cream, beverages, candy, and baked goods at 6–18 ppm. it is also termed ethyl-2,4-hexadienoate.
  • PreparationBy reacting gaseous HCl with a solution of sorbic acid in ethyl alcohol, or by direct esterification by reaction of sorbyl chloride with absolute ethyl alcohol.
  • Taste threshold valuesTaste characteristics at 30 ppm: fruity, sweet, green, pineapple, tutti fruity-like with juicy tropical nuance.
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