W236004

Sigma-Aldrich

γ-Decalactone

≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
4-Hydroxydecanoic acid γ-lactone, γ-Decanolactone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C10H18O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
170.25
FEMA Number:
2360
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
2230
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
10.017

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

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

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.449 (lit.)

bp

281 °C

density

0.948 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

creamy; fruity; peach; sweet

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CCCCCCC1CCC(=O)O1

InChI

1S/C10H18O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-9-7-8-10(11)12-9/h9H,2-8H2,1H3

InChI key

IFYYFLINQYPWGJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... CYP1A2(1544)

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General description

γ-Decalactone, the main volatile aroma compound found in peaches, can be used as a flavoring agent in the food industry due to its distinct peach odor. It is also found in strawberries and apricots.

Packaging

5, 10 kg in poly drum
1 kg in poly bottle

Other Notes

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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

276.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

136 °C - closed cup

Aroma characterization of various apricot varieties using headspace?solid phase microextraction combined with gas chromatography?mass spectrometry and gas chromatography?olfactometry.
Guillot S, et al.
Food Chemistry, 96(1), 147-155 (2006)
Microbial production of flavors for the food industry. A case study on the production of gamma-decalactone, the key compound of peach flavor, by the yeasts Sporidiobolus sp
Dufosse L, et al.
Food Science and Biotechnology, 11(2), 192-202 (2002)
Mohatmed Abdel-Latief et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(26), 8914-8919 (2008-06-27)
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Scale-up of natural product formation and isolation.
Ralf G Berger et al.
Molecular nutrition & food research, 49(8), 732-743 (2005-07-02)
Jerzy Bełtowski et al.
Atherosclerosis, 170(1), 21-29 (2003-09-06)
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