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γ-Octalactone

≥97%, FCC, FG

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Synonym(s):
γ-Octanoic lactone, 4-Hydroxy octanoic acid, Octano-1,4-lactone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H14O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
142.20
FEMA Number:
2796
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
2274
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
10.022
NACRES:
NA.21

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
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

Assay

≥97%

refractive index

n20/D 1.444 (lit.)

bp

234 °C (lit.)

density

0.981 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

coconut; creamy; peach; sweet

SMILES string

CCCCC1CCC(=O)O1

InChI

1S/C8H14O2/c1-2-3-4-7-5-6-8(9)10-7/h7H,2-6H2,1H3

InChI key

IPBFYZQJXZJBFQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher, natural

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

assay

≥97%

assay

≥97%

assay

≥98%

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.444 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.444 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.449 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.442 (lit.)

bp

234 °C (lit.)

bp

234 °C (lit.)

bp

281 °C

bp

61-62 °C/2 mmHg (lit.)

General description

γ-Octalactone is one of the flavor constituents of peaches, oranges and sweet fortified wines.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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