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Whiskey lactone

≥98%, FG

Synonym: (±)-5-Butyl-4-methyldihydro-2(3H)-furanone

  • CAS Number 39212-23-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C9H16O2

  • Molecular Weight 156.22

  •  FEMA Number 3803

  •  EC Number 254-357-4

  •  Council of Europe no. 10535

  •  MDL number MFCD00209540

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329830658

  •  Flavis number 10.053

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biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR (117)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
description   mixture of cis and trans
InChI Key   WNVCMFHPRIBNCW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.4454 (lit.)
bp   93-94 °C/5 mmHg(lit.)
density   0.952 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   coconut; coumarin; woody; nutty; roasted
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

Whiskey lactone is the common name of (±)-5-butyl-4-methyldihydro-2(3H)-furanone. It is a volatile aromatic compound found in whiskey and wine aged in oak barrels. The detection of whiskey lactone in blood samples can be done by quantitative gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (dynamic HS–GC–MS) with the limit of detection of about 1,000μgL-1.

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1 kg in poly bottle

100 g in poly bottle

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C

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