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W316814

Sigma-Aldrich

3,4-Hexanedione

≥95%, FG

Synonym(s):
Hexane-3,4-dione
Linear Formula:
CH2CH2COCOCH2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
114.14
FEMA Number:
3168
Beilstein:
1700837
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
2255
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
7.077
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012

assay

≥95%

refractive index

n20/D 1.41 (lit.)

bp

131 °C (lit.)

density

0.939 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

caramel; buttery

SMILES string

CCC(=O)C(=O)CC

InChI

1S/C6H10O2/c1-3-5(7)6(8)4-2/h3-4H2,1-2H3

InChI key

KVFQMAZOBTXCAZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

3,4-Hexanedione occurs naturally in honey and coffee. It has been proposed as a substitute for diacetyl in butter flavorings.

Packaging

100, 250 g in glass bottle
4 kg in steel drum
1 kg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Odor at 1.0%
Taste at 5 ppm

Pictograms

Flame

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Flam. Liq. 3

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

80.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

27 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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