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Amyl acetate

≥99%, FG

Synonym: Amyl acetate, Pentyl acetate

  • CAS Number 628-63-7

  • Linear Formula CH3COO(CH2)4CH3

  • Molecular Weight 130.18

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1744753

  •  EC Number 211-047-3

  •  Council of Europe no. 211

  •  MDL number MFCD00009500

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24902016

  •  Flavis number 9.021

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Properties

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biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
vapor density   4.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   4 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   PGMYKACGEOXYJE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   680 °F
  714 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.402(lit.)
bp   142-149 °C(lit.)
mp   −100 °C (lit.)
density   0.876 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   banana; fruity; ethereal
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

Application

Banana essence. Used as test odorant in studies of olfactory function and in studies of the psychosocial effects of odor.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

4 kg in steel drum

20 kg in composite drum

500 g in poly bottle

General description

Amyl acetate is an aliphatic ester that occurs naturally in banana fruit. It may be one of the odor volatiles produced by fungi such as Aspergillus, Penicillium and Fusarium species.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
RIDADR 
UN1104 - class 3 - PG 3 - Amyl acetates
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
AJ1925000
Flash Point(F) 
102.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
39 °C

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of a 56-Component Industrial Solvents Mix on SLB®-IL60, Comparison to a Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Column

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of a 56-Component Industrial Solvents Mix on SLB®-IL60, Comparison to a Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Column
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography

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Keywords: Allergens, Food Safety, Solvents

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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