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6-amyl-alpha-pyrone
6-pentyl-2-pyrone

Supplier Sponsors

Name:6-pentylpyran-2-one
CAS Number: 27593-23-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:248-552-3
FDA UNII:8JTW8HL4PJ
Nikkaji Web:J47.697H
MDL:MFCD00047551
CoE Number:10967
XlogP3-AA:3.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:166.21998000
Formula:C10 H14 O2
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
Google Scholar:Search
Google Books:Search
Google Scholar: with word "volatile"Search
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Perfumer and Flavorist:Search
Google Patents:Search
US Patents:Search
EU Patents:Search
Pubchem Patents:Search
JECFA Food Flavoring:245 5-hydroxy-2,4-decadienoic acid delta-lactone
FLAVIS Number:10.031 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:10.031 6-pentyl-2H-pyran-2-one
FEMA Number:3696 6-pentyl-2-pyrone
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: 5-HYDROXY-2,4-DECADIENOIC ACID DELTA-LACTONE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to orange clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.70 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.01200 to 1.01600 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.431 to 8.464
Refractive Index:1.50400 to 1.50800 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 285.00 to 286.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 93.00 °C. @ 0.30 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.002000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point:> 230.00 °F. TCC ( > 110.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.808 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 742.4 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
Similar Items:note
benzo-alpha-pyrone
4,6-dimethyl-alpha-pyrone
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: tonka
Odor Strength:medium ,
recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
tonka lactonic coconut creamy fatty waxy
Odor Description:at 1.00 % in dipropylene glycol. tonka lactonic coconut creamy fatty waxy
coconut creamy sweet brown fatty waxy
Odor Description:Coconut creamy, sweet, brown with a fatty waxy nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 16, No. 6, 43, (1991)
Flavor Type: creamy
sweet creamy coconut mushroom nutty
Taste Description: at 30.00 ppm. Sweet creamy, coconut, mushroom and nutty
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 16, No. 6, 43, (1991)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Sigma-Aldrich
6-Amyl-a-pyrone, ≥96%, FG
Odor Description:almond; coconut; mushroom; sweet
Taste Description:sweet creamy coconut mushroom nutty
Kingchem Laboratories
6 AMYL ALPHA PYRONE
Odor Description:Cocoa fruity, mushroom, blue cheese, dairy
FCI SAS
6-AMYL ALPHA PYRONE
Odor Description:tonka lactonic coconut creamy fatty waxy
Taste Description:Sweet coco fruity taste with a tenacious fresh coconut
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
6-Amyl-alpha-pyrone 95%
FCI SAS
6-AMYL ALPHA PYRONE
Flavor: Sweet coco fruity taste with a tenacious fresh coconut
Frinton Laboratories
For experimental / research use only.
6-Pentyl-2H-pyran-2-one
Frutarom
6 ALPHA AMYL PYRONE
Kingchem Laboratories
6 AMYL ALPHA PYRONE
Odor: Cocoa fruity, mushroom, blue cheese, dairy
Lluch Essence
6-AMYL ALPHA PYRONE 97%
Odor: FRUITY, SWEET
M&U International
6-AMYL-ALPHA-PYRONE, Kosher
Parchem
6-amyl-alpha-pyrone
Penta International
6-AMYL-alpha-PYRONE, Kosher
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
6-Amyl-2-pyrone
Sigma-Aldrich
6-Amyl-a-pyrone, ≥96%, FG
Odor: almond; coconut; mushroom; sweet
Certified Food Grade Products
Soda Aromatic
6-Amyl-alpha-pyrone
Synerzine
6-Amyl-alpha-pyrone
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
6-Amyl-2-pyrone >98.0%(GC)
WholeChem
6-Amyl Alpha Pyrone
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 36/39 - Wear suitable clothing and eye/face protection.
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
gavage-rat LD50 [sex: M,F] 5000 mg/kg
(Piccirillo & Hartman, 1980a

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for 6-amyl-alpha-pyrone usage levels up to:
  3.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 84.00 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 0.10 (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class: III
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 13
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -0.20000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -0.20000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: -0.20000
chewing gum: -0.50000
condiments / relishes: -0.50000
confectionery froastings: -0.20000
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: -0.05000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: -0.20000
hard candy: -0.20000
imitation dairy: -0.10000
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: -0.20000
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: -0.10000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(efsa):Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC) on a request from the Commission related to - Flavouring Group Evaluation 10: Aliphatic primary and secondary saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acetals, carboxylic acids and esters containing an additional oxygenated functional group and lactones from chemical groups 9, 13 and 30 - (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000)
View page or View pdf

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 98 (FGE.98): Consideration of three ring-unsaturated delta-lactones
View page or View pdf

EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):27593-23-3
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :33960
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
6-pentylpyran-2-one
Chemidplus:0027593233
 
References:
 6-pentylpyran-2-one
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:27593-23-3
Pubchem (cid):33960
Pubchem (sid):134997872
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc:Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS):View
CHEBI:View
CHEMBL:View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB31085
FooDB:FDB003090
Export Tariff Code:2932.29.6000
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
aldehydic
acetyl nonyryl
FL/FR
animal
costus valerolactone
FR
6-
methyl quinoline
FL/FR
balsamic
pine needle absolute
FL/FR
buttery
acetoin
FL/FR
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
acetyl isobutyryl
FL/FR
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
caramellic
2-oxo
butyric acid
FL/FR
immortelle absolute
FL/FR
levulinic acid
FL/FR
strawberry furanone acetate
FL/FR
cheesy
butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
heptanone
FL/FR
citrus
2-
tetradecenal
FL/FR
coconut
alpha-
angelica lactone
FL/FR
3-
butyl bicyclo[3.2.1]octan-2-one
FR
coconut decanone methyl
FR
coconut naphthalenone
FL/FR
delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
delta-2-
dodecenolactone
FL/FR
gamma-
heptalactone
FL/FR
delta-
heptalactone
FL/FR
delta-
nonalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
nonalactone (aldehyde C-18 (so-called))
FL/FR
gamma-
octalactone
FL/FR
delta-
octalactone
FL/FR
propyl octanoate
FL/FR
tetrahydrojasmone
FR
delta-
undecalactone
FL/FR
wine lactone
FL/FR
coumarinic
coumane
FL/FR
epsilon-
decalactone
FL/FR
phthalide
FL/FR
tonka bean oleoresin
FR
tonka bean resinoid
FR
tonka furanone
FL/FR
tonka ketone
FR
tonkavert
FR
creamy
butyl lactate
FL/FR
gamma-
butyrolactone
FL/FR
creamy lactone
FL/FR
3-
heptyl dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone
FL/FR
(Z)-gamma-
jasmolactone
FR
delta-
tridecalactone
FL/FR
para-
vanillic acid
FL/FR
para-
vanillyl alcohol
FL/FR
waxy lactone
FL/FR
earthy
1-
nonen-3-ol
FL/FR
fatty
allyl octanoate
FL/FR
(Z)-
dairy lactone
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
decadien-1-ol
FL/FR
2,4-
decadien-1-ol
FL/FR
decane nitrile
FR
decanol
FL/FR
2-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
decenal
FL/FR
ethyl undecylenate
FL/FR
delta-
juniper lactone
FL/FR
lauric acid
FL/FR
methyl 10-undecenoate
FL/FR
4-
methyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
(Z)-2-
nonenal
CS
octanoic acid
FL/FR
(Z)-
oleic acid
FL/FR
(E,Z,Z)-2,4,7-
tridecatrienal
FL/FR
fermented
butyl laevo-lactate
FL/FR
floral
alpha-
amyl cinnamaldehyde / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
decanal / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
dihydrojasmone lactone
FL/FR
(±)-4-
ethyl octanal
FL/FR
heliotropin
FL/FR
hexenyl cyclopentanone
FR
jasmin concrete
FR
jasmin concrete morocco
FR
jasmin lactone (IFF)
FL/FR
2-
pentyl cyclopentanone
FR
2-
pentyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one
FR
fruity
acetoin acetate
FL/FR
amyl heptanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl octanoate
FL/FR
gamma-
decalactone
FL/FR
farnesyl acetone
FL/FR
4-
hydroxybenzyl alcohol
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-5-octenoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl octanoate
FL/FR
gamma-
undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))
FL/FR
2-
undecanone
FL/FR
green
iso
butyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
alpha-
decalactone
FL/FR
3,7-
dimethyl-6-octenoic acid
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
3-
hepten-2-one
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
syringaldehyde
FL/FR
hay
hay absolute
FR
herbal
butyl levulinate
FL/FR
lactonic
jasminone
FL/FR
mushroom
3-
octen-2-ol
FL/FR
musk
iso
ambrettolide
FL/FR
oily
amyl laurate
FL/FR
powdery
para-
anisyl acetate
FL/FR
soapy
benzyl laurate
FL/FR
ethyl undecanoate
FL/FR
spicy
methyl heptadienone
FL/FR
myrtenal
FL/FR
sweet
vanilla oleoresin bali
FL/FR
tonka
coumarin
FR
deertongue absolute
FR
deertongue concrete
FR
deertongue oleoresin
FR
(±)-
dihydromint lactone
FL/FR
flouve absolute
FR
gamma-
hexalactone
FL/FR
7-
methyl coumarin
CS
mint lactone
FL/FR
octahydrocoumarin
FL/FR
tonka bean absolute
FR
tonka undecanone
FR
whiskey lactone
FL/FR
tropical
delta-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
glyceryl 5-hydroxydecanoate
FL/FR
glyceryl 5-hydroxydodecanoate
FL/FR
vanilla
ortho-
dimethyl hydroquinone
FL/FR
ethyl vanillin
FL/FR
ethyl vanillin isobutyrate
FL/FR
ethyl vanillin propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
vanillin
FL/FR
vanillyl acetate
FL/FR
vanillyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
vanillylidene acetone
FL/FR
vegetable
methional
FL/FR
waxy
allyl nonanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl laurate
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
1-
dodecanol
FL/FR
ethyl palmitate
FL/FR
methyl laurate
FL/FR
methyl myristate
FL/FR
methyl palmitate
FL/FR
methyl undecanoate
FR
myristic acid
FL/FR
myristyl alcohol
FL/FR
2,4-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
octyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
palmitic acid
FR
delta-
tetradecalactone
FL/FR
tetradecanal
FL/FR
2-
tridecanone
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
allyl methyl trisulfide
FL
amyl laurate
FL/FR
coconut naphthalenone
FL/FR
coumane
FL/FR
alpha-
decalactone
FL/FR
(E)-2-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
6-
decenoic acid
FL
dimethyl benzofuranone
FL
ortho-
dimethyl hydroquinone
FL/FR
delta-2-
dodecenolactone
FL/FR
(±)-4-
ethyl octanal
FL/FR
farnesyl acetone
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
jasmin lactone (IFF)
FL/FR
lauric acid
FL/FR
massoia bark oil
FL
methyl myristate
FL/FR
methyl palmitate
FL/FR
myristyl alcohol
FL/FR
pine needle absolute
FL/FR
propyl octanoate
FL/FR
2-
tetradecenal
FL/FR
(R)-
tonka furanone
FL
tonka furanone
FL/FR
wine lactone
FL/FR
acidic
acidic
levulinic acid
FL/FR
aldehydic
acetyl nonyryl
FL/FR
amber
iso
butyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
animal
6-
methyl quinoline
FL/FR
balsamic
vanillylidene acetone
FL/FR
bitter
glyceryl tributyrate
FL
(E,Z,Z)-2,4,7-
tridecatrienal
FL/FR
brown
2-oxo
butyric acid
FL/FR
buttery
butyl laevo-lactate
FL/FR
diacetyl
FL
cabbage
methyl 2-thiofuroate
FL
caramellic
strawberry furanone acetate
FL/FR
celery
jasminone
FL/FR
cheesy
2-
heptanone
FL/FR
cherry
heliotropin
FL/FR
cocoa
syringaldehyde
FL/FR
coconut
delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
massoia bark oil CO2 extract
FL
(R)-
massoia lactone
FL
6-
methyl coumarin
FL
gamma-
nonalactone (aldehyde C-18 (so-called))
FL/FR
octahydrocoumarin
FL/FR
delta-
octalactone
FL/FR
coumarinic
phthalide
FL/FR
creamy
acetoin
FL/FR
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
acetyl isobutyryl
FL/FR
alpha-
angelica lactone
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
creamy lactone
FL/FR
5,5-
dibutyl dihydrofuran-2(3H)-one
FL
dihydrocoumarin
FL
delta-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
glyceryl 5-hydroxydecanoate
FL/FR
glyceryl 5-hydroxydodecanoate
FL/FR
3-
hepten-2-one
FL/FR
gamma-
hexalactone
FL/FR
massoia lactone
FL
mint lactone
FL/FR
delta-
nonalactone
FL/FR
octyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
delta-
tridecalactone
FL/FR
delta-
undecalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))
FL/FR
para-
vanillic acid
FL/FR
para-
vanillyl alcohol
FL/FR
waxy lactone
FL/FR
dairy
butyl lactate
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-5-octenoate
FL/FR
earthy
1-
nonen-3-ol
FL/FR
ethereal
benzyl laurate
FL/FR
fatty
allyl octanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl laurate
FL/FR
(Z)-
dairy lactone
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
decadien-1-ol
FL/FR
2,4-
decadien-1-ol
FL/FR
ethyl undecylenate
FL/FR
delta-
juniper lactone
FL/FR
4-
methyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
2,4-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
2,4-
octadien-1-ol
FL
(E)-2-
octenoic acid
FL
(Z)-
oleic acid
FL/FR
tetradecanal
FL/FR
2-
tridecanone
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
undecadienal
FL
floral
3,7-
dimethyl-6-octenoic acid
FL/FR
fruity
acetoin acetate
FL/FR
acetyl isovaleryl
FL
amyl heptanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl octanoate
FL/FR
para-
anisyl acetate
FL/FR
banana coconut cream flavor
FL
gamma-
decalactone
FL/FR
3-
heptyl dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone
FL/FR
4-
hydroxybenzyl alcohol
FL/FR
iso
propyl octanoate
FL/FR
green
dihydroxyacetophenone (mixed isomers)
FL
heptanal 2,3-butane diol acetal
FL
(Z)-4-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
immortelle absolute
FL/FR
methyl heptadienone
FL/FR
herbal
butyl levulinate
FL/FR
lactonic
(±)-
dihydromint lactone
FL/FR
gamma-
heptalactone
FL/FR
delta-
heptalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
octalactone
FL/FR
milky
gamma-
butyrolactone
FL/FR
minty
myrtenal
FL/FR
mushroom
3-
octen-2-ol
FL/FR
musk
iso
ambrettolide
FL/FR
soapy
1-
dodecanol
FL/FR
octanoic acid
FL/FR
sour
butyric acid
FL/FR
spicy
benzylidene acetone
FL
levisticum officinale oleoresin
FL
sweet
vanilla oleoresin bali
FL/FR
toasted
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
tomato
methional
FL/FR
vanilla
ethyl vanillin
FL/FR
ethyl vanillin isobutyrate
FL/FR
ethyl vanillin propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
vanillin
FL/FR
vanillyl acetate
FL/FR
vanillyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
waxy
allyl nonanoate
FL/FR
epsilon-
decalactone
FL/FR
decanol
FL/FR
2-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
decenal
FL/FR
dihydrojasmone lactone
FL/FR
ethyl palmitate
FL/FR
ethyl undecanoate
FL/FR
methyl 10-undecenoate
FL/FR
methyl laurate
FL/FR
myristic acid
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
octyl 2-furoate
FL
delta-
tetradecalactone
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
undecanone
FL/FR
woody
whiskey lactone
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
 beautiful
FLcheese blue cheese
FRcoconut
FRcream
FLdairy
 fruit
FRjasmin
FLmilk
FLmushroom
FLnut
FLyogurt
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 beef cooked beef
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 mushroom
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 nectarine
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 osmanthus
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 peach fruit
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 plum fruit
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Synonyms:
6 amyl alpha pyrone
6-amyl-2-pyrone
6-amyl-a-pyrone
5-hydroxy-2,4-decadienoic acid d-lactone
5-hydroxy-2,4-decadienoic acid delta-lactone
6-(pent-1-yl)-2H-pyran-2-one
6-pentyl-2-pyrone
6-pentyl-2H-pyran-2-one
6-N-pentyl-2H-pyran-2-one
6-pentyl-a-pyrone
6-pentyl-alpha-pyrone
6-pentylpyran-2-one
2H-pyran-2-one, 6-pentyl-
 
 
Notes:
Blends well with cis-3-hexen-1-yl benzoate and salicylate, fruity, and jasmin lactones notes. Present in peach (Prunus persica) and heated beef. Comly. available flavour/aroma modifier; FDA approved flavouring. Shows antibacterial and antifugal props.
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