W284009

Sigma-Aldrich

ω-Pentadecalactone

≥98%, FG

Synonym(s):
1-Oxa-2-cyclohexadecanone, 15-Pentadecanolide, Pentalide, 15-Hydroxypentadecanoic acid lactone, Pentadecanolide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C15H28O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
240.38
FEMA Number:
2840
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
143710
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
181
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
10.004
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

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

assay

≥98%

bp

137 °C/2 mmHg (lit.)

mp

34-38 °C (lit.)

density

0.918 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

animal; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

O=C1CCCCCCCCCCCCCCO1

InChI

1S/C15H28O2/c16-15-13-11-9-7-5-3-1-2-4-6-8-10-12-14-17-15/h1-14H2

InChI key

FKUPPRZPSYCDRS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

ω-Pentadecalactone is a macrocyclic lactone that can be used as a flavoring agent and fragrance ingredient due to its musk flavor/odor. It occurs naturally in angelica root oil.

Packaging

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

Other Notes

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Environment

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

320.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

160 °C - closed cup

Fragrance material review on ?-pentadecalactone.
McGinty D, et al.
Food And Chemical Toxicology, 49, S193-S201 (2011)
Polyesters from Macrolactones Using Commercial Lipase NS 88011 and Novozym 435 as Biocatalysts.
Polloni AE, et al.
Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 1-14 (2017)
GRAS flavor chemicals-detection thresholds.
Leffingwell JC & Leffingwell, D.
Perfumer & Flavorist, 16(1), 1-19 (1991)

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