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Methyl valerate

≥99%, FG

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Synonym(s):
Methyl pentanoate
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3CO2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
116.16
FEMA Number:
2752
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1741905
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
588
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
9.182

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

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

assay

≥99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.397 (lit.)

bp

128 °C (lit.)

density

0.875 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

fruity; sweet

SMILES string

CCCCC(=O)OC

InChI

1S/C6H12O2/c1-3-4-5-6(7)8-2/h3-5H2,1-2H3

InChI key

HNBDRPTVWVGKBR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Methyl valerate is a volatile flavor compound found in acerola fruit, strawberry and pineapple.

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Hazard Classifications

Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Sens. 1B

Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

84.2 °F

flash_point_c

29 °C

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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Flavor quality of cultivated strawberries: the role of the sulfur compounds
Dirinck PJ, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 29(2), 316-321 (1981)
Volatile constituents of pineapple (Ananas comosus [L.] Merr.)
Takeoka G, et al.
ACS Symp. Ser., 388, 223?237-223?237 (1989)
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