Name: methyl cinnamate
CAS No.: 103-26-4
Molecular Weight: 162.19
Melting point:: 34-38 °C(lit.)
Boiling point: 263 °C(lit.)
Flash point: 123°C
Appearance: White to slightly yellow crystal, with cherry and scent
mineral oils, insoluble in water.
Package specification:200kg/blue barrel
Storage: Pay attention to the source of fire, especially to avoid sunlight, and store in a cool place.
In the international market, it is mainly used in essence, spices and sunscreen. China's GB-2760-2014 provides for the use of edible flavors. It is used in the fragrance industry as a deodorant. It is often used to blend oriental floral fragrances such as carnations, cherries, strawberries and grapes. It is used in soaps, detergents, flavors and pastries. Methyl cinnamate and ethyl cinnamate can be added to cigarette cut tobacco for use as a flavoring agent and a flavoring compensator. As an organic synthesis intermediate, it is mainly used in the pharmaceutical industry.
The medicinal value of methyl cinnamate: methyl imidazole and methyl cinnamate are used as an intermediate linker to prepare methyl p-bromomethylcinnamate, which is the main raw material for the production of ozagrel. Methyl cinnamate has a positive effect on the inhibition of vitiligo. In whitening and sunscreen, the effect of methyl cinnamate is obvious.