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W340000 Sigma-Aldrich

Coconut ketone solution

10 wt. % in ethanol, natural (US)

Synonym: 3-Hepten-2-one

  • CAS Number 1119-44-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C7H12O

  • Molecular Weight 112.17

  •  FEMA Number 3400

  •  Council of Europe no. 11094

  •  MDL number MFCD00015564

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329830613

  •  Flavis number 7.105

  •  NACRES NA.21



Related Categories A-D, Alphabetical Listings, C-D, Certified Natural Products, Flavors and Fragrances,
biological source   botanical
grade   Kosher
  natural (US)
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR (117)
concentration   10 wt. % in ethanol
refractive index   n20/D 1.370 (lit.)
density   0.805 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   cheese; coconut; creamy; grassy; green; nutty; earthy; waxy
food allergen   no known allergens


General description

Natural occurence (neat): Roasted hazelnut, green pepper, and hops oil


Useful in most dairy flavors to add greater depth. This ketone will add lingering rich after-notes, to many processed dairy products such as custard, melted butter, creams and cheeses (Brie, Gorgonzola and blue cheeses). Also beneficial in fatty nut applications (brazil and pine nuts, cashews)


1 kg in poly bottle

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Odor at 2-5ppm

Taste at 10%

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

UN1170 - class 3 - PG 2 - Ethanol, solution
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
57.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
14 °C

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Protocols & Articles


The Complex Regulatory Landscape for Natural Flavor Ingredients

Introduction The Regulatory Landscape US and EU Definitions of Natural Regional Regulatory Variations The Example of Vanillin The Case for Standardization
Mr. Michael Sabisch1, Mr. David Smith2

1Senior Quality Assurance Specialist
2International Sales Coordinator, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food Safety, Oxidations

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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