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2-Heptanol

≥97%

Synonym: Methyl pentyl carbinol

  • CAS Number 543-49-7

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4CH(OH)CH3

  • Molecular Weight 116.20

  •  FEMA Number 3288

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1719088

  •  EC Number 208-844-3

  •  Council of Europe no. 554

  •  MDL number MFCD00004587

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901612

  •  Flavis number 2.045

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Properties

Related Categories A-D, Alphabetical Listings, E - H, Flavors and Fragrances, G-H,
biological source   synthetic
grade   Halal
  Kosher
InChI Key   CETWDUZRCINIHU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.420(lit.)
bp   160-162 °C(lit.)
density   0.817 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   oily; earthy
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

2-Heptanol is one of the main volatile compounds in many plants such as Aloe ferox, Rubus arcticus L., Amaranthus palmeri and also in fruits such as banana and ′Thornless Evergreen′ blackberries.

2-Heptanol or 2-heptyl alcohol is a volatile compound commonly found in plants of medicinal value. It imparts cocoa flavor to Malaysian cocoa beans during roasting. It is one of the key volatile components found in corn silk and in the essential oil extracted from Aloe ferox.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1987C 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
MJ2975000
Flash Point(F) 
140 °F
Flash Point(C) 
60 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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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