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Ethyl decadienoate

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Solubility in water  0.000008588 kg/m³
Appearance  Colorless liquid
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Ethyl decadienoate, also known as pear ester, is an organic chemical compound used in flavors and perfumery for its pear-like taste and odor.

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Occurrence and preparation

Ethyl decadienoate is found in apples, Bartlett pears, Concord grapes, beer, pear brandy and quince.

It can also be prepared synthetically from 1-octyn-3-ol or from ethyl propiolate.

Uses

Ethyl decadienoate is used in natural flavors and fragrances for its intense fruity flavor. In the United States, as a food additive it is listed as generally recognized as safe (GRAS).

References

Ethyl decadienoate Wikipedia


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