Ethyl Cinnamate (CAS 103-36-6)

Products & Informations

Ethyl cinnamate is the ester of cinnamic acid and ethanol. It is present in the essential oil of cinnamon. It can be produced by the esterification between cinnamic acid and ethanol with the presence of sulfuric acid or the reaction between benzaldehyde and ethyl acetate.

Pure ethyl cinnamate has a “fruity and balsamic odor, reminiscent of cinnamon with an amber note” which is widely used in flavor formulation of some berry flavors.


  1. used in fruity flavor formulation, such as cherry, grape, and peach flavor
  2. used as a fixative and aromatics modifier in flavoring
  3. used in the formulation of rose, citrus, and oriental type fragrance
  4. used as raw material in the production of medicine
  5. used as pharmaceutical intermediate


  • Soluble in alcohol,fixed oils,water, 160.6 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)

Toxicological Information

LD50 oral, rat 4gm/kg
LD50 dermal, rabbit 5gm/kg min



  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place
GHS Hazard Statements
H-Code H303
P-Code no data available
Response P312
Storage no data available
Disposal no data available

S-phrases: S23-S24/25 | R-phrases: R20


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