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W269107 Sigma-Aldrich


≥95%, FG

Synonym: 2-Methylbutanal

  • CAS Number 96-17-3

  • Linear Formula C2H5CH(CH3)CHO

  • Molecular Weight 86.13

  •  FEMA Number 2691

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1633540

  •  EC Number 202-485-6

  •  Council of Europe no. 575

  •  MDL number MFCD00006984

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901256

  •  Flavis number 5.049



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biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR (117)
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
assay   ≥95%
impurities   <5% isopentanal
refractive index   n20/D 1.3919(lit.)
bp   90-92 °C(lit.)
density   0.806 g/mL at 20 °C
  0.804 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   chocolate; coffee
food allergen   no known allergens



1 kg in glass bottle

100 g in glass bottle

8 kg in aluminum bottle

General description

2-Methylbutyraldehyde has been identified as one of the important flavor compounds in barley crystal malts, baked potatoes, whole milk powder (WMP).

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