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Isoamyl alcohol

≥98%, FG

Synonym: 3-Methyl-1-butanol, Isoamyl alcohol, Isopentyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 123-51-3

  • Linear Formula (CH3)2CHCH2CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 88.15

  •  FEMA Number 2057

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1718835

  •  EC Number 204-633-5

  •  Council of Europe no. 51

  •  MDL number MFCD00002934

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900824

  •  Flavis number 2.003



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biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
vapor density   3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   2 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥98%
autoignition temp.   644 °F
expl. lim.   1.2-9 %, 100 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.406(lit.)
bp   130 °C(lit.)
mp   −117 °C(lit.)
density   0.809 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   banana; oily; fruity; whiskey
food allergen   no known allergens



1 kg in poly bottle

8, 20 kg in poly drum

General description

Isoamyl alcohol is a cyanobacterial volatile organic compound that has been identified as one of the main aroma/flavor constituents in banana fruit, karanda fruits and in whey spirit.

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