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octyl formate
formic acid, octyl ester

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Name:octyl formate
CAS Number: 112-32-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:203-959-5
FDA UNII:2XZ47CUU7G
Nikkaji Web:J69.829F
Beilstein Number:1755259
MDL:MFCD00046147
CoE Number:342
XlogP3-AA:3.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:158.24086000
Formula:C9 H18 O2
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:122 octyl formate
FLAVIS Number:09.075 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:09.075 octyl formate
FEMA Number:2809 octyl formate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: OCTYL FORMATE
FDA Regulation:
FDA PART 172 -- FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
Subpart F--Flavoring Agents and Related Substances
Sec. 172.515 Synthetic flavoring substances and adjuvants.
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: Yes
Specific Gravity:0.87200 to 0.87600 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.256 to 7.289
Refractive Index:1.41550 to 1.41950 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 87.00 to 89.00 °C. @ 20.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 198.00 to 199.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 1.00 max. KOH/g
Vapor Pressure:0.339000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 171.00 °F. TCC ( 77.22 °C. )
logP (o/w): 3.434 (est)
Soluble in:
 fixed oils
 paraffin oil
 propylene glycol
 water, 113.8 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 glycerin
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: fruity
Odor Strength:medium
Substantivity:4 hour(s) at 100.00 %
fruity rose orange waxy cucumber
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. fruity rose orange waxy cucumber
Luebke, William tgsc, (1988)
Odor sample from: Fritzsche Dodge & Olcott, Inc.
Flavor Type: green
green oily orange cilantro waxy citrus
Taste Description: green oily orange cilantro waxy citrus
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
 
Suppliers:
Alfrebro
OCTYL FORMATE NATURAL
Odor: Orange, Fruity, Rose
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Octyl Formate
Grau Aromatics
OCTYL-FORMATE
Kosher
Inoue Perfumery
OCTYL FORMATE
Penta International
OCTYL FORMATE, Kosher
Sigma-Aldrich
Octyl formate, ≥97%, FCC
Odor: orange; citrus; fruity; rose
Certified Food Grade Products
SRS Aromatics
OCTYL FORMATE
Vigon International
Octyl Formate
Odor: FRUITY
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
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.
Human Experience:
2 % solution: no irritation or sensitization.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 17, Pg. 883, 1979.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 17, Pg. 883, 1979.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for octyl formate usage levels up to:
  2.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.14 (μg/capita/day)
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: 3
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -7.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 0.010001.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -1.00000
fruit ices: -1.00000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -5.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
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):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 2, Revision 1 (FGE.02) : Branched- and straight-chain aliphatic saturated primary alcohols and related esters of primary alcohols and straight-chain carboxylic acids and one straight-chain aldehyde from chemical groups 1 and 2 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000) - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):112-32-3
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :8176
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
octyl formate
Chemidplus:0000112323
RTECS:LQ9290000 for cas# 112-32-3
 
References:
 octyl formate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:112-32-3
Pubchem (cid):8176
Pubchem (sid):134973161
Pherobase:View
 
Other Information:
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CHEBI:View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB38603
FooDB:FDB017994
Export Tariff Code:2915.13.0000
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
aldehydic
decanal (aldehyde C-10)
FL/FR
dodecanal (aldehyde C-12 lauric)
FL/FR
TMH aldehyde
FR
undecanal
FL/FR
10-
undecenal (aldehyde C-11 undecylenic)
FL/FR
aromatic
damascone carboxylate
FR
citrus
beta-
sinensal
FL/FR
earthy
1-
octen-3-ol
FL/FR
fatty
allyl octanoate
FL/FR
2-
decenal
FL/FR
ethyl undecylenate
FL/FR
(Z)-2-
nonenal
CS
iso
octanol
FR
floral
benzyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
cassis buteneone
FR
citronellal diisotridecyl acetal
FR
citronellol
FL/FR
(S)-
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
citronellyl anthranilate
FL/FR
citronellyl hexanoate
FL/FR
citronellyl propionate
FL/FR
(E)-
citronellyl tiglate
FL/FR
3-
cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid, 2,6,6-trimethyl-, methyl ester
FR
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
beta-
damascenone
FL/FR
delta-
damascone
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetate
FL/FR
dimethyl octanol
FL/FR
eucalyptus macarthurii oil
FR
geraniol
FL/FR
geranium oil egypt fractions
FR
(E)-
geranyl acetone
FL/FR
geranyl formate
FL/FR
geranyl hexanoate
FL/FR
geranyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
geranyl propionate
FL/FR
geranyl valerate
FL/FR
linalyl anthranilate
FL/FR
methyl citronellate
FL/FR
nerolin fragarol
FL/FR
nonanol
FL/FR
phenethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
phenethyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-
phenethyl valerate
FL/FR
rhodinyl butyrate
FL/FR
rose butanoate
FL/FR
styralyl propionate
FL/FR
fresh
10-
undecen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
fruity
allyl heptanoate
FL/FR
allyl isononylate
FR
iso
amyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
decyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-decenoate
FL/FR
(E)-
ethyl tiglate
FL/FR
(E,Z)-6-
ethyl-5,7-dimethyl-2,5-octadien-4-one
FR
geranyl butyrate
FL/FR
3-
hexanone
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl 2-methyl-2-pentenoate
FR
methyl (E,Z)-2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
methyl dimethyl anthranilate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
nonen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(E,E)-
pomarose
FR
thesaron (Takasago)
FR
2-
undecanone
FL/FR
2-
undecenal
FL/FR
green
dodecanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-4-decenoate
FL/FR
galbanum decatriene
FL/FR
heptanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
2-
heptyl tetrahydrofuran
FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl hexanoate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl pyruvate
FL/FR
hexyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
hexyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
olive oil absolute
FL/FR
herbal
geranium cyclohexane
FR
geranyl octanoate
FL/FR
linalyl acetate
FL/FR
linalyl formate
FL/FR
3-
octyl acetate
FL/FR
rue oil
FL/FR
rue oil cuba
FL/FR
sabinene hydrate
FL/FR
terpenic
gamma-
terpinene
FL/FR
vegetable
1-
furfuryl pyrrole
FL/FR
waxy
allyl nonanoate
FL/FR
3-
decanone
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
ethyl decanoate
FL/FR
ethyl nonanoate
FL/FR
ethyl palmitate
FL/FR
methyl butyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl octanoate
FL/FR
methyl undecanoate
FR
2,4-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
octyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
phytyl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
tridecen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
1-
undecanol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
undecen-1-yl acetate
FR
waxy acetate
FR
winey
butyl angelate
FL/FR
woody
santalyl butyrate
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
butyl angelate
FL/FR
3-
decanone
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
geranyl octanoate
FL/FR
geranyl valerate
FL/FR
linalyl formate
FL/FR
methyl (E,Z)-2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
methyl dimethyl anthranilate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
2-
phenethyl valerate
FL/FR
phytyl acetate
FL/FR
santalyl butyrate
FL/FR
beta-
sinensal
FL/FR
(E)-2-
tridecen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
aldehydic
aldehydic
1-
undecanol
FL/FR
citrus
styralyl propionate
FL/FR
cooling
sabinene hydrate
FL/FR
fatty
allyl octanoate
FL/FR
2-
decenal
FL/FR
dimethyl octanol
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-4-decenoate
FL/FR
ethyl undecylenate
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
heptadienal
FL
2,4-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
2,4-
octadien-1-ol
FL
10-
undecenal (aldehyde C-11 undecylenic)
FL/FR
floral
citronellol
FL/FR
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
(S)-
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
citronellyl hexanoate
FL/FR
citronellyl propionate
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetate
FL/FR
geraniol
FL/FR
(E)-
geranyl acetone
FL/FR
geranyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
linalyl acetate
FL/FR
linalyl anthranilate
FL/FR
methyl citronellate
FL/FR
rhodinyl butyrate
FL/FR
fruity
allyl heptanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
benzyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
citronellyl anthranilate
FL/FR
decyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-decenoate
FL/FR
(E)-
ethyl tiglate
FL/FR
geranyl butyrate
FL/FR
geranyl hexanoate
FL/FR
3-
hexanone
FL/FR
hexyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
nerolin fragarol
FL/FR
phenethyl isovalerate
FL/FR
rose butanoate
FL/FR
greasy
10-
undecen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
green
(E)-
citronellyl tiglate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
dodecanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
galbanum decatriene
FL/FR
geranyl formate
FL/FR
heptanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl hexanoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl pyruvate
FL/FR
hexyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl 2-undecynoate
FL
methyl octanoate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
3-
octyl acetate
FL/FR
herbal
rue oil
FL/FR
rue oil cuba
FL/FR
honey
phenethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
leafy
methyl butyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
mushroom
1-
octen-3-ol
FL/FR
oily
olive oil absolute
FL/FR
soapy
dodecanal (aldehyde C-12 lauric)
FL/FR
terpenic
gamma-
terpinene
FL/FR
vegetable
1-
furfuryl pyrrole
FL/FR
waxy
allyl nonanoate
FL/FR
decanal (aldehyde C-10)
FL/FR
ethyl decanoate
FL/FR
ethyl nonanoate
FL/FR
ethyl palmitate
FL/FR
geranyl propionate
FL/FR
nonanol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
nonen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
octyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
undecanal
FL/FR
2-
undecanone
FL/FR
2-
undecenal
FL/FR
woody
beta-
damascenone
FL/FR
delta-
damascone
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRapricot
FRcitrus
FRorris
FRpeach
FRrose
FL/FRvalerian
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 heracleum paphlagonicum czeczott fruit oil turkey @ <0.01%
Data GC Search Trop Picture
 
Synonyms:
 formic acid octyl ester
 formic acid, octyl ester
 octyl alcohol formate
 octyl alcohol, formate
1-octyl formate
N-octyl formate
 octyl methanoate
N-octyl methanoate
 octyl-formate
N-octylformate
 
 
Notes:
Orris iris modifier. Fragrance and flavouring ingredient. Present in Scotch spearmint oil and grilled or roast beef
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