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3-Octanone

≥98%, FG

Synonym: Ethyl amyl ketone, Ethyl pentyl ketone

  • CAS Number 106-68-3

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4COC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 128.21

  •  FEMA Number 2803

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1700021

  •  EC Number 203-423-0

  •  Council of Europe no. 2042

  •  MDL number MFCD00009515

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901182

  •  Flavis number 7.062

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Properties

Related Categories A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
InChI Key   RHLVCLIPMVJYKS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.415 (lit.)
bp   167-168 °C(lit.)
density   0.822 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   cheese; green; mushroom; musty; earthy; vegetable
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

3-Octanone occurs naturally in mushrooms. It is also is one of the key volatiles produced by fungi such as Aspergillus, Fusarium and Penicillium.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 10 ppm

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Banana, blueberry, thyme, mushroom, rosemary and hyssop.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2271 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
RH1485000
Flash Point(F) 
123.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
51 °C

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