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2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid
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Flavor Demo Formulas
Name:2-methylpent-2-enoic acid
CAS Number: 3142-72-1Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:221-552-0
MDL:MFCD00002655
CoE Number:11680
XlogP3-AA:1.40 (est)
Molecular Weight:114.14410000
Formula:C6 H10 O2
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Also(can) Contains:(E)-2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid
EFSA/JECFA Comments:
CASrn does not specify stereoisomers. According to JECFA: Min. assay value is "98 % of C6H10O2". Mixture of (Z)- and (E)-isomer (EFFA, 2010). CASrn in Register does not specify stereoisomeric composition. 60-75 % (E) and 20-30 % (Z) (EFFA, 2013).
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1210 2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FLAVIS Number:08.055 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:08.055 2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FEMA Number:3195 2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):3142-72-1 ; 2-METHYL-2-PENTENOIC ACID
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow liquid to crystalline solid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: Yes
Specific Gravity:0.97800 to 0.98600 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.138 to 8.205
Specific Gravity:0.97900 to 0.98700 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - est.: 8.156 to 8.222
Refractive Index:1.45700 to 1.46200 @ 20.00 °C.
Melting Point: 24.00 to 26.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 123.00 to 125.00 °C. @ 30.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 112.00 °C. @ 12.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.055000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:>1 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 226.00 °F. TCC ( 107.78 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.586 (est)
Shelf Life: 12.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
Storage:refrigerate in tightly sealed containers.
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 dipropylene glycol
 water, slightly
 water, 6330 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
Stability:
 alcoholic lotion
 antiperspirant
 deo stick
 fabric softener
 shampoo
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: acidic
Odor Strength:medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
Substantivity:380 hour(s) at 100.00 %
dry acidic sweaty strawberry woody fruity jammy
Odor Description:at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. dry acid sweaty strawberry woody fruity jam
Luebke, William tgsc, (1995)
Odor sample from: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
sour acidic sweaty fruity jammy woody
Odor Description:Sour, acidic, sweaty and fruity with a jammy, woody nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 23, No. 1, 33, (1998)
Flavor Type: sour
sour acidic sweaty berry fruity
Taste Description: at 50.00 ppm. Sour, acidic, sweaty, berry- and fruit-like
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 23, No. 1, 33, (1998)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Bedoukian Research
2-METHYL-2-PENTENOIC ACID BRI ≥99.0%, FCC, Kosher
Odor Description:sweet strawberry jam
Used as an enhancer for fruity fragrances.
Taste Description:Sharp, acidic, slightly cheesy, with jammy strawberry back notes
Strawberry and other berries, apple and other fruit, as well as cheese flavors.
PerfumersWorld
2-Methyl 2 Pentanoic Acid
Odor Description:strongly fruity sour juicy slightly fatty
FCI SAS
2-METHYL-2-PENTENOIC ACID
Odor Description:Fruity odor with a burnt sugar background
Taste Description:Fruity, geranium, mango, strawberry jam
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
 
Suppliers:
A.C.S. International
Vertofraise
Odor: sour acidic sweaty berry fruity
Operational Capabilities
Advanced Biotech
2 METHYL 2 PENTENOIC ACID SYNTHETIC
98% min. (mixed isomers)
Advanced Biotech
2-METHYL 2-PENTENOIC ACID NATURAL
Anhui Haibei
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid
Odor: Sweet berry odor, acid taste
Apple Flavor & Fragrance
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic acid
Aromiens International
2-Methyl 2-pentenoic acid, Natural
Augustus Oils
2 Methyl 2 Pentenoic Acid
Services
Aurochemicals
2-METHYL-2- PENTENOIC ACID, Natural
Bedoukian Research
2-METHYL-2-PENTENOIC ACID BRI
≥99.0%, FCC, Kosher
Odor: sweet strawberry jam
Use: Used as an enhancer for fruity fragrances.
Flavor: Sharp, acidic, slightly cheesy, with jammy strawberry back notes
Strawberry and other berries, apple and other fruit, as well as cheese flavors.
Beijing Lys Chemicals
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic acid (natural)
Beijing Lys Chemicals
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic acid
Berjé
2-Methyl-2-Pentenoic Acid
Happening at Berje
BeYonde
2-Methyl-2-Pentenoic Acid
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-METHYL-2-PENTENOIC ACID BRI FCC 99.0%
De Monchy Aromatics
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid
FCI SAS
2-METHYL-2-PENTENOIC ACID
Odor: Fruity odor with a burnt sugar background
Flavor: Fruity, geranium, mango, strawberry jam
Fine Fragrances Pvt Ltd
Strawberiff
Fuzhou Farwell
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid
Global Essence
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid
H. Interdonati, Inc.
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic acid Natural, Kosher
Featured Products
Indukern F&F
STRAWBERIFF
Odor: STRAWBERRY
Jiangyin Healthway
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic acid Natural 99%
New functional food ingredients
Kingchem Laboratories
2 METHYL 2 PENTENOIC ACID (EXTRA)
Kunshan Sainty
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid, Kosher
Kunshan Sainty
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid, Natural
Lluch Essence
2-METHYL-2-PENTENOIC ACID
M&U International
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid, Kosher
M&U International
NAT.2-METHYL 2 PENTENOIC ACID
Matrix Scientific
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic acid, 98%
OQEMA
2-Methyl-2-Pentenoic Acid
Pearlchem Corporation
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid
Penta International
2-METHYL-2-PENTENOIC ACID, Kosher
Penta International
2-METHYL-2-PENTENOIC ACID, NATURAL, Kosher
PerfumersWorld
2-Methyl 2 Pentanoic Acid 10% in DPG
PerfumersWorld
2-Methyl 2 Pentanoic Acid
Odor: strongly fruity sour juicy slightly fatty
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic acid
Reincke & Fichtner
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid
Shanghai Vigen Fine Chemical
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid
Sigma-Aldrich
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic acid, natural (US), 97.0%, FG
Certified Food Grade Products
Sunaux International
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid
Synerzine
2-Methyl 2-Pentenoic Acid
Synerzine
Natural 2-methyl 2-pentenoic acid
Taytonn
Strawberiff®
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid >98.0%(GC)(T)
The John D. Walsh Company
Strawberiff
Tianjin Danjun International
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic acid
Wanxiang International
2-Methyl-2-Pentenoic Acid
WEN International
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic Acid, Natural
WholeChem
2-Methyl-2-pentenoic acid
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
C - Corrosive.
R 34 - Causes burns.
R 36/38 - Irritating to skin and eyes.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 37/39 - Wear suitable gloves 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:
oral-rat LD50 5000 mg/kg

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 5000 mg/kg

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for 2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid usage levels up to:
  1.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 36.00 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 20.00 (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class: I
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: 4
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -1.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: -1.00000
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: -1.00000
hard candy: -1.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: -1.00000
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: -1.00000
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):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 72 (FGE.72): Consideration of aliphatic, branched-chain saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acids, and related esters evaluated by the JECFA (61st meeting) structurally related to branched- and straight-chain unsaturated carboxylic acids. Esters of these and straight-chain aliphatic saturated alcohols evaluated by EFSA in FGE.05Rev2 (2010)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 72, Revision 1 (FGE.72Rev1): Consideration of aliphatic, branched-chain saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acids, and related esters evaluated by the JECFA (61st meeting) structurally related to branched- and straight-chain unsaturated carboxylic acids, esters of these and straight-chain aliphatic saturated alcohols evaluated by EFSA in FGE.05Rev2
View page or View pdf

Safety and efficacy of a,-unsaturated straight-chain and branched-chain aliphatic primary alcohols, aldehydes, acids and esters belonging to chemical group 3 when used as flavourings for all animal species
View page or View pdf

EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):3142-72-1
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :18458
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 3261
WGK Germany:2
2-methylpent-2-enoic acid
Chemidplus:0003142721
 
References:
 2-methylpent-2-enoic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:3142-72-1
Pubchem (cid):18458
Pubchem (sid):134982956
 
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 Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB31560
FooDB:FDB008175
Export Tariff Code:2916.19.3000
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
No odor group found for these
lowbush
blueberries
CS
raspberry distillates
FL/FR
balsamic
balsamic
conifer acetate
FR
ethyl cinnamate
FL/FR
methyl (E)-cinnamate
FL/FR
methyl cinnamate
FL/FR
berry
blackberry infusions
FL/FR
blueberry infusions
FL/FR
black
currant infusions
FL/FR
raspberry essence
FL/FR
raspberry infusions
FL/FR
raspberry ketone
FL/FR
raspberry ketone acetate
FL/FR
rubus fruticosus fruit extract
FL/FR
buttery
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
caramellic
ethyl maltol
FL/FR
maltol
FL/FR
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
maltyl propionate
FL/FR
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
cheesy
butyric acid
FL/FR
valeric acid
FL/FR
ethereal
iso
propyl formate
FL/FR
floral
dihydrolinalool
FL/FR
heliotropyl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-beta-
ionone
FL/FR
alpha-
ionone
FL/FR
jasmin absolute italy (from concrete)
FL/FR
methyl dihydrojasmonate
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (70% min.)
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (80% min.)
FL/FR
nerolin fragarol
FL/FR
phenethyl butyrate
FL/FR
fruity
acetyl methyl anthranilate
FL/FR
berry pentadienoate
FL/FR
blueberry essence
FL/FR
boysenberry essence
FL/FR
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
iso
butyl-3-(methyl thio) butyrate
FL/FR
red
currant essence
FL/FR
black
currant essence
FL/FR
ethyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
fruity ketal
FL/FR
heliotropyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl anthranilate
FL/FR
hexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
leather propionate
FR
maltyl acetate
FL/FR
maltyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl propionate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
neryl isobutyrate
FL/FR
neryl propionate
FL/FR
octyl propionate
FL/FR
osmanthus flower absolute
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propyl isovalerate
FL/FR
phenyl propyl valerate
FL/FR
propyl heptanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl propionate
FL/FR
psidium guajava pyrifera fruit extract
FL/FR
red
raspberry essence
FL/FR
black
raspberry essence
FL/FR
ribes nigrum fruit extract
FL/FR
ribes rubrum fruit extract
FL/FR
sambucus canadensis fruit absolute
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 1 (aldehyde C-16 (so-called))
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 2
FL/FR
strawberry infusions
FL/FR
(S)-
styralyl acetate
FL/FR
green
acetaldehyde methyl hexyl acetal
FR
styralyl acetate
FL/FR
powdery
(E)-alpha-
methyl ionone (74-80%)
FL/FR
soapy
ambrettolide
FL/FR
sulfurous
(S)-1-
methoxy-3-heptane thiol
FL/FR
waxy
allyl nonanoate
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
allyl 2-furoate
FL
iso
butyl-3-(methyl thio) butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexenoic acid
FL
methyl (E)-cinnamate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propyl isovalerate
FL/FR
phenyl propyl valerate
FL/FR
(S)-
styralyl acetate
FL/FR
acai fruit juice concentrate
FL
acidic
acidic
valeric acid
FL/FR
balsamic
ethyl cinnamate
FL/FR
berry
acai fruit concentrate
FL
blackberry flavor
FL
blackberry infusions
FL/FR
blueberry enhancer
FL
blueberry essence
FL/FR
blueberry flavor
FL
blueberry infusions
FL/FR
blueberry juice concentrate
FL
blueberry puree
FL
blueberry puree concentrate
FL
boysenberry flavor
FL
black
currant flavor
FL
red
currant flavor
FL
black
currant infusions
FL/FR
black
currant juice concentrate
FL
gooseberry flavor
FL
huckleberry flavor
FL
maltyl acetate
FL/FR
maltyl butyrate
FL/FR
(S)-1-
methoxy-3-heptane thiol
FL/FR
mulberry flavor
FL
prunus spinosa extract
FL
raspberry distillates
FL/FR
raspberry enhancer
FL
raspberry essence
FL/FR
red
raspberry flavor
FL
black
raspberry flavor
FL
raspberry flavor
FL
raspberry flavor for chocolate
FL
raspberry infusions
FL/FR
raspberry ketone
FL/FR
raspberry ketone acetate
FL/FR
rubus fruticosus fruit extract
FL/FR
rubus fruticosus fruit juice
FL
rubus idaeus fruit extract
FL
caramellic
ethyl maltol
FL/FR
maltol
FL/FR
maltyl propionate
FL/FR
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
creamy
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
estery
octyl propionate
FL/FR
fishy
trimethyl amine
FL
floral
dihydrolinalool
FL/FR
heliotropyl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl anthranilate
FL/FR
alpha-
ionone
FL/FR
jasmin absolute italy (from concrete)
FL/FR
methyl dihydrojasmonate
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (70% min.)
FL/FR
(E)-alpha-
methyl ionone (74-80%)
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (80% min.)
FL/FR
fruity
acai flavor
FL
acai fruit distillates
FL
acetyl methyl anthranilate
FL/FR
berry pentadienoate
FL/FR
boysenberry essence
FL/FR
boysenberry puree
FL
boysenberry puree concentrate
FL
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
red
currant essence
FL/FR
black
currant essence
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-methyl-2-pentenoate
FL
ethyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-oxohexanoate
FL
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
fruity ketal
FL/FR
heliotropyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
lingonberry flavor
FL
methyl propionate
FL/FR
nerolin fragarol
FL/FR
neryl isobutyrate
FL/FR
osmanthus flower absolute
FL/FR
phenethyl butyrate
FL/FR
pomegranate distillates
FL
iso
propyl formate
FL/FR
iso
propyl propionate
FL/FR
psidium guajava pyrifera fruit extract
FL/FR
red
raspberry distillates
FL
black
raspberry essence
FL/FR
red
raspberry essence
FL/FR
red
raspberry juice concentrate
FL
black
raspberry juice concentrate
FL
red
raspberry puree
FL
black
raspberry puree
FL
black
raspberry puree concentrate
FL
red
raspberry puree concentrate
FL
ribes nigrum fruit extract
FL/FR
ribes rubrum fruit extract
FL/FR
sambucus canadensis fruit absolute
FL/FR
ripe
strawberry flavor
FL
strawberry glycidate 1 (aldehyde C-16 (so-called))
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 2
FL/FR
strawberry infusions
FL/FR
styralyl acetate
FL/FR
green
hexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
neryl propionate
FL/FR
jammy
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
meaty
12-
methyl tridecanal
FL
soapy
ambrettolide
FL/FR
sour
acetic acid
FL
butyric acid
FL/FR
2,4-
dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL
3-
methyl valeric acid
FL
spicy
methyl cinnamate
FL/FR
waxy
allyl nonanoate
FL/FR
propyl heptanoate
FL/FR
woody
(E)-beta-
ionone
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FLcheese
FRfruit
FRraspberry
FRstrawberry
FLtropical
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 heteromorpha trifoliata
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 snake fruit
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 strawberry wild strawberry fruit
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Synonyms:
2 methyl 2 pentenoic acid (extra)
2-methyl 2-pentenoic acid
2-methyl pent-2-enoic acid
2-methyl-2-butyric acid
2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid
2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid BRI
2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid natural
2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid synthetic
2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid, natural
2-methylpent-2-en-1-oic acid
2-methylpent-2-enoic acid
 pent-2-enoic acid, 2-methyl-
2-pentenoic acid, 2-methyl-
 strawberiff (IFF)
 strawberriff (IFF)
 vertofraise (A.C.S. International)
 

Articles:

US Patents:3,931,293 - Processes for producing cis alkyl-2-methyl-3-pentenoates and isomer mixtures containing high proportions of cis alkyl-2-methyl-3-pentenoates
PubMed:Metabolism of propionic acid to a novel acyl-coenzyme A thioester by mammalian cell lines and platelets.
US Patents:3,976,801 - Flavoring compositions containing alkyl esters of 2-methyl-4-pentenoic acid
PubMed:Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Aedes albopictus to certain acids and alcohols present in human skin emanations.
PubMed:The effect of valproic acid in alleviating early death in burn shock.
PubMed:In situ ATR-IR study of prochiral 2-methyl-2-pentenoic acid adsorption on Al2O3 and Pd/Al2O3.
PubMed:Identification and characterization of the pyridomycin biosynthetic gene cluster of Streptomyces pyridomyceticus NRRL B-2517.
PubMed:Hepatoprotection and lethality rescue by histone deacetylase inhibitor valproic acid in fatal hemorrhagic shock.
PubMed:Green butyryl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase. An enzyme-acyl-coenzyme A complex.
 
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