W207403

Sigma-Aldrich

Amyl hexanoate

≥98%, FG

Synonym(s):
n-Pentyl hexanoate, Amyl caproate, NSC 53794, Pentyl caproate, Hexanoic acid pentyl ester, NSC 46119
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4CO2(CH2)4CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
186.29
FEMA Number:
2074
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
315
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.065
NACRES:
NA.21
Pricing and availability is not currently available.

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal

Agency/Method

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

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

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.42 (lit.)

bp

226 °C (lit.)

density

0.858 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

green; waxy; fruity; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CCCCCOC(=O)CCCCC

InChI

1S/C11H22O2/c1-3-5-7-9-11(12)13-10-8-6-4-2/h3-10H2,1-2H3

InChI key

WRFZKAGPPQGDDQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Amyl hexanoate is a volatile flavor compound that is reported to occur in mayhaw fruit, apricot, and banana.

Packaging

9, 20 kg in composite drum
100 g in aluminum bottle
1 kg in aluminum bottle

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

195.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

91 °C - closed cup

Volatile constituents of apricot (Prunus armeniaca).
Takeoka GR, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 38(2), 471-477 (1990)
Identification of volatile compounds from ripe mayhaw fruit (Crataegus opaca, C. aestivalis, and C. rufula).
Horvat RJ, et al.
Journal of Food Quality, 14(4), 307-312 (1991)
Biogenesis of banana volatiles.
Tressl R & Drawert F.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 21(4), 560-565 (1973)
Wei Wu et al.
Drug metabolism and disposition: the biological fate of chemicals, 43(12), 1855-1863 (2015-09-12)
The multispecific organic anion drug transporters OAT6 (SLC22A20) and OAT1 (SLC22A6) are expressed in nasal epithelial cells and both can bind odorants. Sequence analysis of OAT6 revealed an evolutionarily conserved 79-amino acid (AA) fragment present not only in OAT6 but...

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