W284106 Sigma-Aldrich


≥96%, FCC, FG

Synonym: Acetylpropionyl

  • CAS Number 600-14-6

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2COCOCH3

  • Molecular Weight 100.12

  •  FEMA Number 2841

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1699638

  •  EC Number 209-984-8

  •  Council of Europe no. 2039

  •  MDL number MFCD00009313

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901341

  •  Flavis number 7.060

  •  NACRES NA.21



Related Categories A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Follows IFRA Guidelines,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR 172.515
assay   ≥96%
refractive index   n20/D 1.404 (lit.)
bp   110-112 °C (lit.)
mp   −52 °C (lit.)
density   0.957 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   caramel; cheese; creamy; buttery; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   CCC(=O)C(C)=O
InChI   1S/C5H8O2/c1-3-5(7)4(2)6/h3H2,1-2H3



1 kg in aluminum bottle

5, 10 kg in composite drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Odor at 1.0%

Taste at 1-5.0 ppm

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Butter, cocoa, coffee, potato chips, roasted almonds, pecans, wheat bread, and yogurt.

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Legal Information

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
UN1224 - class 3 - PG 2 - VP > 110kPa - Ketones, liquid, n.o.s., HI: all
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
66.2 °F - open cup
Flash Point(C) 
19 °C - open cup
Protocols & Articles


GC Analysis of Volatiles in Roasted Coffee Beans on Omegawax® after SPME using a 50/30 μm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Volatiles in Roasted Coffee Beans on Omegawax® after SPME using a 50/30 μm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Mass spectrometry, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography, Solid phase microextractions

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

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

What going fragrance-free really means

It seems that more and more consumers are demanding fragrance-free products, be it for household cleaning or personal care. Some believe that in doing so, they are purchasing a more natural product. ...
Keywords: Environmental, Evaporation

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