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Butyl formate

≥97%, FG

Synonym: n-Butyl formate, Butyl menthanoate, Formic acid butyl ester

  • CAS Number 592-84-7

  • Linear Formula HCOO(CH2)3CH3

  • Molecular Weight 102.13

  •  FEMA Number 2196

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1742108

  •  EC Number 209-772-5

  •  Council of Europe no. 501

  •  MDL number MFCD00003296

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900909

  •  Flavis number 9.163

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
  FDA 21 CFR 117
  FDA 21 CFR 172.515
assay   ≥97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.389 (lit.)
bp   106-107 °C (lit.)
density   0.892 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   fruity; plum; rum
food allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   CCCCOC=O
InChI   1S/C5H10O2/c1-2-3-4-7-5-6/h5H,2-4H2,1H3
InChI key   NMJJFJNHVMGPGM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Butyl formate is an aliphatic ester that can be used as a food flavoring agent.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

5 kg in steel drum

20 kg in composite drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN1128 - class 3 - PG 2 - n-Butyl formate
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
LQ5500000
Flash Point(F) 
57.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
14 °C - closed cup
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