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Fusel oil

natural, FG

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Certified Natural Products, E-F, E-G,
Quality Level   400
grade   FG
  Kosher
  natural
Agency/Method   follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
  FDA 21 CFR 117
  FDA 21 CFR 172.515
refractive index   n20/D 1.400
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   alcohol; woody; ethereal; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

Natural occurence: Fermented grape and fermented potato

Fusel oil is the main by-product formed during alcohol production.

Application

Composed of mostly alcohols, this material is a natural for adding boozy notes to most types of alcoholic flavors like wine, whiskey, rum, tequila, cider and brandy. It can be used in fruits to add overripe notes like apple, banana, strawberry and pear.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Odor at 1%

Taste at 5-10ppm

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN1201 - class 3 - PG 3 - Fusel oil
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
113.9 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
45.5 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Potential Application for Fusel Oil

Fusel oil consists predominately of a mixture of C3, C4 and C5 chain length aliphatic alcohols. The proportions of the following will vary with source: 2-methylbutan-1-ol, isoamyl alcohol, isobutyl a...
Keywords: Fermentation

Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

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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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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