Title: Ethyl Pelargonate
CAS Registry Number: 123-29-5
CAS Name: Nonanoic acid ethyl ester
Additional Names: ethyl nonanoate; wine ether
Molecular Formula: C11H22O2
Molecular Weight: 186.29
Percent Composition: C 70.92%, H 11.90%, O 17.18%
Line Formula: CH3(CH2)7COOC2H5
Literature References: Toxicity data: P. M. Jenner et al., Food Cosmet. Toxicol. 2, 327 (1964).
Properties: Liquid. d418 0.866. bp ~220°. mp -44°. Insol in water. Misc with alc, ether. LD50 orally in rats: >43,000 mg/kg (Jenner). Marketed product is an alcoholic soln of various essences in form of a yellowish liq, d ~0.823. Used in production of cognac-like beverages; 1 part ethyl pelargonate and 20 parts alcohol constitute one kind of artificial "Cognac Essence".
Melting point: mp -44°
Boiling point: bp ~220°
Density: d418 0.866; d ~0.823
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in rats: >43,000 mg/kg (Jenner)