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W271918 Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl 2-methylbutyrate

≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym: Methyl 2-methylbutanoate

  • CAS Number 868-57-5

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH(CH3)COOCH3

  • Molecular Weight 116.16

  •  FEMA Number 2719

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1720409

  •  EC Number 212-778-0

  •  Council of Europe no. 2085

  •  MDL number MFCD00009335

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901284

  •  Flavis number 9.483



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biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
assay   ≥98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.393(lit.)
bp   115 °C(lit.)
density   0.88 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   fruity; ethereal
food allergen   no known allergens



1 kg in poly bottle

4 kg in steel drum

100 g in poly bottle

20 kg in composite drum

General description

Methyl 2-methylbutyrate is an important odor-active constituent of pineapple, apple, cantaloupe, cucumber and strawberries.

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For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

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