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Valeric acid

≥99%, FCC, FG

Synonym: n-Valeric acid, Pentanoic acid

  • CAS Number 109-52-4

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)3COOH

  • Molecular Weight 102.13

  •  FEMA Number 3101

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 969454

  •  EC Number 203-677-2

  •  Council of Europe no. 7

  •  MDL number MFCD00004413

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901465

  •  Flavis number 8.007

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products, Kosher Certified Products,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012
  FCC
  FDA 21 CFR 172.515
vapor density   3.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.15 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99%
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
Organoleptic   acidic; cheesy; rancid
food 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

Description

General description

Valeric acid is one of the volatile flavor compounds identified in soy sauce, roasted barley, Auricularia polytricha essential oil and rice.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

5, 10, 25 kg in composite drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
YV6100000
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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