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W328800 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Heptanol

≥97%, FG

Synonym: Methyl pentyl carbinol

  • CAS Number 543-49-7

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4CH(OH)CH3

  • Molecular Weight 116.20

  •  FEMA Number 3288

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1719088

  •  EC Number 208-844-3

  •  Council of Europe no. 554

  •  MDL number MFCD00004587

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329830591

  •  Flavis number 2.045

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
assay   ≥97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.420 (lit.)
bp   160-162 °C (lit.)
density   0.817 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   fresh; green; floral; fruity; citrus
food allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   CCCCCC(C)O
InChI   1S/C7H16O/c1-3-4-5-6-7(2)8/h7-8H,3-6H2,1-2H3
InChI key   CETWDUZRCINIHU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

2-Heptanol or 2-heptyl alcohol is a volatile compound commonly found in plants of medicinal value. It imparts cocoa flavor to Malaysian cocoa beans during roasting. It is one of the key volatile components found in corn silk and in the essential oil extracted from Aloe ferox.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

250 g in poly bottle

4 kg in poly drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1987C 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
MJ2975000
Flash Point(F) 
138.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
59 °C
Protocols & Articles

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Keywords: Allergens, Food Safety, Solvents

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