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Acetoin

natural, ≥95%, FG

Synonym(s):
3-Hydroxy-2-butanone, Acetylmethylcarbinol
Linear Formula:
CH3COCH(OH)CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.11
FEMA Number:
2008
Beilstein:
385636
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
749
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
7.051
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

assay

≥95%

refractive index

n20/D 1.417 (lit.)

bp

148 °C (lit.)

mp

15 °C (monomer)
90 °C (dimer) (lit.)

density

1.013 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

butter; creamy

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(O)C(C)=O

InChI

1S/C4H8O2/c1-3(5)4(2)6/h3,5H,1-2H3

InChI key

ROWKJAVDOGWPAT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Acetoin is a volatile flavor compound with a buttery odor and flavor. It is mainly found in Kefir and yogurt. Acetoin is used as a flavoring agent in butter, milk, shortening and baked goods.

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle
5 kg in composite drum
1 kg in poly bottle

Legal Information

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Pictograms

FlameCorrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

118.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

48 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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