W310162

Sigma-Aldrich

Valeric acid

natural, ≥98%, FG

Synonym(s):
Pentanoic acid, n-Valeric acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
102.13
FEMA Number:
3101
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
969454
EC Number:
MDL number:
Flavis number:
08.007

Quality Level

biological source

botanical

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

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

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.15 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥98%

autoignition temp.

707 °F

expl. lim.

7.6 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.408 (lit.)

bp

110-111 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)
185 °C (lit.)

mp

−20-−18 °C (lit.)

density

0.939 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

cheese; acidic; sour

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H10O2/c1-2-3-4-5(6)7/h2-4H2,1H3,(H,6,7)

InChI key

NQPDZGIKBAWPEJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Hazard Statements

RIDADR

UN 3265 8 / PGII

WGK Germany

WGK 1

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