ethyl caprylate

ethyl caprylate

[¦eth·əl ′kap·rə‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
CH3(CH2)6COOC2H5 A clear, colorless liquid with a pineapple odor; used to make fruit ethers. Also known as ethyl octanoate.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Ethyl caprylate decreased with harvest date in 2012.
Delayed harvest date increased ethyl butyrate, isobutyl alcohol, linalool, terpinolene and citronellol, and decreases were noted for hexyl acetate, octanoic acid, hexanoic acid, ethyl caprylate and (3-damascenone in both years.
In 2012 there were crop reduction-related increases in 1-hexanol, ethyl caprylate, ethyl caproate, 2-phenethyl acetate, isoamyl acetate, ethyl acetate and benzaldehyde, while reductions also occurred in diethyl acetal and diethyl succinate.
Among esters, ethyl acetate and ethyl caprylate increased with harvest date in 2011, and isoamyl acetate increased in 2012.
Isoamyl acetate and ethyl caprylate diminished with harvest date in 2011.