Cedryl Acetate Acid
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Cedryl Acetate Acid

Product Name: Cedryl acetate
Alias: Cedryl Acetate Crystal; Cedryl Acetate Liquid; cedran-8-yl acetate
CAS NO.: 77-54-3
Molecular formula: C17H28O2
Molecular weight: 264.403
EINECS NO.: 201-036-1
Appearance:White crystal or light yellow to yellow transparent liquid

Cedryl acetate preparation

It can be produced by esterification of cederol and anhydrous acetic acid in the presence of a mixed catalyst of acetic anhydride and phosphoric acid, and two crystal products and liquid products can be obtained.

Cedryl acetate purpose

It can be used as a fixative for oriental, sandalwood, rose musk, plain heart orchid and woody essence with woody flavor. Soap essence is used more, and the amount can reach 20%. It is also used in tobacco and leather essence.

Cedryl acetate physical and chemical indicators

At present, there are two kinds of cedar acetate used in the spice industry, one is pure crystal cedar acetate and the other is liquid cedar acetate.

1. Crystal cedar acetate

Appearance: white crystal.

Aroma: strong woody, cedar, and rock orchid-like aroma.

Melting point: (℃) ≥ 43.

Flash point: (℃) ≥ 100.

Content: (calculated by cypress acetate): more than 95%.

Solubility: insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol, and can be mixed with other spices.

2. Liquid cedar acetate

Appearance: light yellow to yellow transparent liquid.

Aroma: woody, cedar, rock orchid-like smell.

Density: 0.991 - 1.005 (25/25 ℃).

Flash point (℃): greater than 100.

Refractive index: 1.496 - 1.504 (20 ℃).

Solubility: insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol, and can be mixed with other spices.

Main ingredients: A-cypress (0-8%), B-cypress (0-3%), Lohanberne (0-12%), Platycladene (0-4%), Cedarol (0-5%), Cedar acetate (50-60%), and other ingredients (5-14%).