W242918

Sigma-Aldrich

2-Ethylbutyric acid

≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Diethylacetic acid
Linear Formula:
(C2H5)2CHCO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
116.16
FEMA Number:
2429
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1098634
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
2001
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.045
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

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

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.413 (lit.)

bp

99-101 °C/18 mmHg (lit.)

mp

−16-−13 °C (lit.)

density

0.92 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

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Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

berry; acidic; fruity

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CCC(CC)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C6H12O2/c1-3-5(4-2)6(7)8/h5H,3-4H2,1-2H3,(H,7,8)

InChI key

OXQGTIUCKGYOAA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Packaging

5, 25 kg in poly drum
1 kg in glass bottle

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 2810 6.1 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

188.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

87 °C - closed cup

Yadong Zhong et al.
The British journal of nutrition, 113(10), 1558-1570 (2015-04-14)
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Yuanyuan Shi et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters, 17(16), 4491-4494 (2007-06-15)
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Alexander Duscha et al.
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