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2-Heptanone

≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym: Methyl pentyl ketone

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Related Categories A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, E - H, Flavors and Fragrances,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   3.94 (vs air)
vapor pressure   2.14 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   CATSNJVOTSVZJV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98%
autoignition temp.   739 °F
expl. lim.   1.11 %, 65 °F
  7.9 %, 121 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.408(lit.)
bp   149-150 °C(lit.)
mp   −35 °C(lit.)
density   0.82 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
GMO content   GMO-free
Organoleptic   banana; cinnamon; spicy
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

8, 20 kg in poly drum

Application

2-Heptanone may be employed as solvent to determine the protection effectiveness of glove materials against solvents present in a commonly used automotive clear coat formulation using a novel permeation panel. It may be used in a study to investigate the influence of oxidation-induced structural modifications of myofibrillar protein on its binding ability with aroma compounds.

General description

2-Heptanone is a linear ketone. It has been produced in the cultures of Penicillium commune and Paecilomycet variotii cultivated on pine wood.

2-Heptanone is an aroma compound. It is a bioactive agent and has potential as a pesticide. Kinetics of release of 2-heptanone incorporated into lipid films or composite solid lipid particle (SLP) films have been investigated. 2-Heptanone is secreted by the mandibular glands of honeybees when they bite. It is reported to act as an anaesthetic in small arthropods, such as wax moth larva (WML) and Varroa mites, which are paralysed after a honeybee bite.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1110 - class 3 - PG 3 - n-Amyl methyl ketone
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
MJ5075000
Flash Point(F) 
105.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
41 °C
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1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
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