Methyl Cinnamate (CAS 103-26-4)

Products & Informations

Methyl Cinnamate also call as Methyl 3-phenylacrylate, it is the methyl ester of cinnamic acid. It is white to light yellow crystals with fruity odor.

It is found naturally in the essential oils of Alpinia, Basil Leaf Oil, Longevity Flower Oil, etc. Methyl cinnamate is also can be prepared by esterification of cinnamic acid with methanol.

Methyl cinnamate is mainly used in the flavor and perfume industries.


  1. widely used in perfumery, imparting power and sweet-fruity odor
  2. used in food flavoring, mainly used in fruity flavor, such as strawberry, cherry, grape flavor
  3. used as pharmaceutical intermediate


  • Solubility: Soluble in alcohol, dipropylene glycol, fixed oils, paraffin oil

Toxicological Information

LD50 oral, rat 2610mg/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 H303/317/401
P-Code P261/272/273/280
Response P302+P352 P312 P333+P313 P362+P364
Disposal P501

UN Number: S-phrases: S22-S24/25


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