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Sigma-Aldrich

Isovaleric acid

≥99%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
3-Methylbutanoic acid, 3-Methylbutyric acid
Linear Formula:
(CH3)2CHCH2COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
102.13
FEMA Number:
3102
Beilstein:
1098522
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
8
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.008
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

vapor pressure

0.38 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99%

autoignition temp.

824 °F

refractive index

n20/D 1.403 (lit.)

bp

175-177 °C (lit.)

mp

−29 °C (lit.)

density

0.925 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

cheese; fatty; acidic; sour

SMILES string

CC(C)CC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H10O2/c1-4(2)3-5(6)7/h4H,3H2,1-2H3,(H,6,7)

InChI key

GWYFCOCPABKNJV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Isovaleric acid is the main volatile flavor constituent of Swiss cheese and beer. It has been identified as the key odor-active compound responsible for "Brett" flavor in wine.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle
5, 10, 20 kg in composite drum

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

176.0 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Flash Point(C)

80 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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