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heptanoic acid
oenanthic acid

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Name:heptanoic acid
CAS Number: 111-14-8Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:203-838-7
FDA UNII:THE3YNP39D
Nikkaji Web:J1.985B
Beilstein Number:1744723
MDL:MFCD00004426
CoE Number:28
XlogP3:2.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:130.18698000
Formula:C7 H14 O2
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:96 heptanoic acid
FLAVIS Number:08.028 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:08.028 heptanoic acid
DG SANTE Food Contact Materials:heptanoic acid
FEMA Number:3348 heptanoic acid
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: HEPTANOIC ACID
FDA Regulation:
FDA PART 173 -- SECONDARY DIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
Subpart D--Specific Usage Additives
Sec. 173.315 Chemicals used in washing or to assist in the peeling of fruits and vegetables.
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.91000 to 0.93000 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.572 to 7.739
Refractive Index:1.41700 to 1.42700 @ 20.00 °C.
Melting Point: -11.00 to -9.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 222.00 to 223.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.058000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:4.4 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point:> 230.00 °F. TCC ( > 110.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.420
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 2820 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: cheesy
Odor Strength:high ,
recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
rancid sour cheesy sweaty
Odor Description:at 1.00 % in propylene glycol. rancid sour cheesy sweat
cheesy waxy sweaty fermented pineapple fruity
Odor Description:Cheesy, waxy, sweaty, fermented, pineapple and fruity
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 22, No. 4, 75, (1997)
Flavor Type: waxy
waxy cheesy fruity dirty fatty
Taste Description: at 5.00 ppm. Waxy, cheesy, fruity, dirty and fatty
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 22, No. 4, 75, (1997)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Frutarom
HEPTANOIC ACID
Odor Description:Burnt, Fatty, Oily, Rancid
Suggested Uses: Coffee, Dairy Products, Passion Fruit
Lluch Essence
HEPTANOIC ACID
Odor Description:BITTER, RANCID, SWEATY
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
 
Suppliers:
Acme Synthetic Chemicals
Heptanoic Acid 98% Min. by GC
Odor: Fatty butter wine floral fruity
Advanced Biotech
HEPTANOIC ACID NATURAL
98% min.
Odor: Faintly, Tallow
Arkema
Oleris® n-Heptanoic acid
Aurochemicals
HEPTANOIC ACID, Natural
Charkit Chemical
HEPTANOIC ACID FEMA 3348
ECSA Chemicals
Heptanoic Acid
Company Profile
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
Heptanoic Acid
Frutarom
HEPTANOIC ACID
Odor: Burnt, Fatty, Oily, Rancid
Use: Suggested Uses: Coffee, Dairy Products, Passion Fruit
Grau Aromatics
HEPTANOIC ACID
Indukern F&F
HEPTANOIC ACID
Odor: RANCID, SOUR, FATTY
Inoue Perfumery
HEPTANOIC ACID
Jiangyin Healthway
Heptanoic Acid
New functional food ingredients
Kunshan Sainty
Heptanoic Acid, Natural
Lluch Essence
HEPTANOIC ACID
Odor: BITTER, RANCID, SWEATY
M&U International
NAT.HEPTANOIC ACID, Kosher
Moellhausen
HEPTANOIC ACID
Nagar Haveli Perfumes & Aromatics
Heptanoic Acid 96.0 % (min)
Natural
Odor: Rancid sour cheesy sweat
Nagar Haveli Perfumes & Aromatics
Heptanoic Acid
Odor: Rancid sour cheesy sweat
Penta International
HEPTANOIC ACID, Kosher
Penta International
HEPTANOIC ACID, NATURAL, Kosher
Prodasynth
HEPTANOIC ACID >96%
Reincke & Fichtner
Heptanoic Acid natural
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Heptanoic Acid
Sigma-Aldrich
Heptanoic acid, 97%, FG
Certified Food Grade Products
Sigma-Aldrich
Heptanoic acid, natural, FG
SRS Aromatics
HEPTANOIC ACID
Sunaux International
nat.Heptanoic Acid
Synerzine
Heptanoic Acid
Taytonn
Heptanoic Acid
Odor: Burnt, Fatty, Oily, Rancid
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
Heptanoic Acid >98.0%(T)
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
C - Corrosive.
R 34 - Causes burns.
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 28 - After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water.
S 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
S 45 - In case of accident or if you feel unwell seek medical advice immediately.
 
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
 
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Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 7000 mg/kg
Food & Drug Research Laboratories, Inc., Papers. Vol. 123, Pg. -, 1976.

oral-mouse LD50 6400 mg/kg
Biochemical Journal. Vol. 34, Pg. 1196, 1940.

intravenous-mouse LD50 1200 mg/kg
BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
Acta Pharmacologica et Toxicologica. Vol. 18, Pg. 141, 1961.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
 
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: 6. Update in publication number(s): 7
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -8.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -2.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: -6.00000
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -2.00000
fruit ices: -2.00000
gelatins / puddings: -2.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -6.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: -2.00000
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 Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 6, Revision 1 (FGE.06Rev1) - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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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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Scientific Opinion on the safety and efficacy of straight-chain primary aliphatic alcohols/aldehydes/acids, acetals and esters with esters containing saturated alcohols and acetals containing saturated aldehydes (chemical group 1) when used as flavourings for all animal species
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):111-14-8
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EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :8094
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 3265
WGK Germany:1
heptanoic acid
Chemidplus:0000111148
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:111-14-8
 
References:
 heptanoic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:111-14-8
Pubchem (cid):8094
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Export Tariff Code:2915.90.1800
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Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
No odor group found for these
iso
valeraldehyde diethyl acetal
FL/FR
acidic
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
cyclohexyl acetic acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
alcoholic
fusel oil
FL/FR
buttery
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
cheesy
butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
heptanone
FL/FR
2-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL/FR
S-(
methyl thio) butyrate
FL/FR
2-
methyl valeric acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl-2-hexenoic acid
FR
valeric acid
FL/FR
iso
valeric acid
FL/FR
chemical
propyl propionate
FL/FR
creamy
butyl lactate
FL/FR
earthy
2-
octanone
FL/FR
ethereal
decyl propionate
FL/FR
propyl valerate
FL/FR
fatty
allyl cyclohexyl hexanoate
FL/FR
allyl decanoate
FL/FR
allyl octanoate
FL/FR
iso
butyl undecylenate
FL/FR
coconut absolute
FL/FR
decanoic acid
FL/FR
hexanoic acid
FL/FR
methyl 2-hexenoate
FL/FR
fermented
butyl laevo-lactate
FL/FR
ethyl crotonate
FL/FR
floral
geranyl valerate
FL/FR
neryl isovalerate
FL/FR
phenethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
fruity
allyl 3,5,5-trimethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
allyl cinnamate
FL/FR
allyl cyclohexyl acetate
FL/FR
allyl cyclohexyl butyrate
FL/FR
allyl heptanoate
FL/FR
amyl propionate
FL/FR
butyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
iso
butyl hexanoate
FL/FR
butyl valerate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl carboxylic acid
FL/FR
ethyl 3-(2-furyl) propanoate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-methyl valerate
FL/FR
ethyl 5-hydroxyoctanoate
FL/FR
ethyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl cyclohexane propionate
FL/FR
ethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
ethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
ethyl-2-cyclopentenyl acetate
FR
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
geranyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
4-
heptanone
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hepten-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
methyl 4-methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
methyl hexanoate
FL/FR
methyl isovalerate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
octyl heptanoate
FL/FR
prenyl hexanoate
FL/FR
propyl butyrate
FL/FR
iso
propyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
gamma-
undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))
FL/FR
green
chrysanthemum carbaldehyde
FR
galbanum oxyacetate
FR
3-
heptanone
FL/FR
hexanal (aldehyde C-6)
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenal
FL/FR
3-
hexenyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
pineapple heptadienone 10%
FR
spirogalbanone (Givaudan)
FR
herbal
benzyl octanoate
FL/FR
white
cognac oil
FL/FR
herbal undecanone
FR
tagete oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
tagete oil egypt
FL/FR
tagete oil rwanda
FL/FR
tagete oil rwanda
FL/FR
tagete oil south africa
FL/FR
tagete oil turkey
FL/FR
tagete oil zambia
FL/FR
nutty
2-
methyl-3-ethoxypyrazine
FL/FR
nutty quinoxaline
FL/FR
oily
petal pyranone
FL/FR
spicy
cumin seed oil
FL/FR
(±)-1,2,5,6-
tetrahydrocuminic acid
FL/FR
sulfurous
ethyl methyl mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
tropical
pina colada fragrance
FR
tropical 3-thiobutyrate
FL/FR
waxy
butyl laurate
FL/FR
9-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
ethyl octanoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
allyl 3,5,5-trimethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
allyl cinnamate
FL/FR
allyl cyclohexyl butyrate
FL/FR
allyl cyclohexyl hexanoate
FL/FR
allyl cyclohexyl valerate
FL
amyl propionate
FL/FR
benzyl octanoate
FL/FR
butyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
iso
butyl undecylenate
FL/FR
9-
decen-2-one
FL
decyl propionate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-methyl valerate
FL/FR
ethyl 5-hydroxyoctanoate
FL/FR
ethyl cyclohexane propionate
FL/FR
ethyl cyclohexyl carboxylate
FL
geranyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
geranyl valerate
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
heptadien-1-ol
FL
(E)-2-
hepten-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
heptenoic acid
FL
(Z)-3-
hexenoic acid
FL
3-
mercapto-3-methyl butyl formate
FL
methyl 2-hexenoate
FL/FR
5-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL
4-
methyl valeric acid
FL
3-
methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one
FL
2-
methyl-3-ethoxypyrazine
FL/FR
octyl heptanoate
FL/FR
prenyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
propyl valerate
FL/FR
(±)-1,2,5,6-
tetrahydrocuminic acid
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde diethyl acetal
FL/FR
valeraldehyde diethyl acetal
FL
acidic
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenoic acid
FL
valeric acid
FL/FR
bitter
glyceryl tributyrate
FL
buttery
butyl laevo-lactate
FL/FR
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
2-
methyl valeric acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
pentenoic acid
FL
cheesy
2-
heptanone
FL/FR
hexanoic acid
FL/FR
iso
valeric acid
FL/FR
coffee
diisoamyl thiomalate
FL
creamy
acetoin butyrate
FL
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
2-
methyl-4-pentenoic acid
FL
gamma-
undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))
FL/FR
dairy
butyl lactate
FL/FR
2-
octanone
FL/FR
4-
pentenoic acid
FL
fatty
allyl octanoate
FL/FR
coconut absolute
FL/FR
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octenoic acid
FL
fermented
methyl thio isovalerate
FL
fruity
allyl cyclohexyl acetate
FL/FR
allyl decanoate
FL/FR
allyl heptanoate
FL/FR
iso
butyl hexanoate
FL/FR
butyl valerate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl carboxylic acid
FL/FR
ethyl 3-(2-furyl) propanoate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-oxohexanoate
FL
ethyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
ethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
fusel oil
FL/FR
4-
heptanone
FL/FR
methionyl butyrate
FL
methyl 4-methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyric acid
FL/FR
methyl hexanoate
FL/FR
methyl isovalerate
FL/FR
(
methyl thio) methyl hexanoate
FL
neryl isovalerate
FL/FR
propyl butyrate
FL/FR
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
tagete oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
tagete oil rwanda
FL/FR
tagete oil rwanda
FL/FR
tagete oil south africa
FL/FR
tagete oil turkey
FL/FR
tagete oil zambia
FL/FR
fusel
white
cognac oil
FL/FR
green
hexanal (aldehyde C-6)
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenal
FL/FR
3-
hexenyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
3-(5-
methyl-2-furyl) butanal
FL
herbal
tagete oil egypt
FL/FR
ketonic
3-
heptanone
FL/FR
meaty
2-
methyl 3-(methyl thio) furan
FL
12-
methyl tridecanal
FL
musty
S-(
methyl thio) butyrate
FL/FR
nutty
nutty quinoxaline
FL/FR
oily
2-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL/FR
petal pyranone
FL/FR
rummy
ethyl crotonate
FL/FR
soapy
decanoic acid
FL/FR
sour
butyric acid
FL/FR
2,4-
dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL
3-
methyl valeric acid
FL
2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
spicy
cumin seed oil
FL/FR
sulfurous
ethyl methyl mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
methyl 4-(methyl thio) butyrate
FL
tropical 3-thiobutyrate
FL/FR
sweet
cyclohexyl acetic acid
FL/FR
toasted
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
tropical
propyl propionate
FL/FR
waxy
butyl laurate
FL/FR
9-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
ethyl octanoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
phenethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRbanana
FLcheese
FRfruit
FRpassion fruit
 sweaty
FLvinegar
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 apple fruit
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 banana fruit
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 bay laurel leaf
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 bread
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 calamus
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 cardamom fruit
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 cardamom seed
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 cassia plant
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 cayenne fruit
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 cedarwood oil himalaya
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 cistus oil @ 0.5%
Data GC Search Trop Picture
 dialium guineense wild.fruit oil france @ 2.20%
Data GC Search Trop Picture
 hop
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 kiwi fruit
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 malpighia glabra l. fruit oil @ 21.50%
Data GC Search Trop Picture
 malt
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 mandarin fruit
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 osmanthus absolute @ trace%
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 passion fruit
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 rice
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 rosemary sap
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 sake
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Synonyms:
 enanthic acid
 enanthylic acid
2-etossietil-acetato
1-heptanoic acid
N-heptanoic acid
nat.heptanoic acid
 heptanoic acid 99%, (naturals)
 heptanoic acid natural
 heptanoic acid, natural
 heptoic acid
N-heptoic acid
N-heptylic acid
1-hexane carboxylic acid
1-hexanecarboxylic acid
 oenanthic acid
 oenanthylic acid
 
 
Notes:
Present in essential oils, e.g. violet leaf oil, palm oil. Also present in apple, feijoa fruit, strawberry jam, clove bud, ginger, black tea, morello cherry, grapes, rice bran and other foodstuffs. Flavouring ingredient. Used as one of the components in washing solns. used to assist lye peeling of fruit and vegetables Heptanoic acid, also called enanthic acid, is an organic compound composed of a seven-carbon chain terminating in a carboxylic acid. It is an oily liquid with an unpleasant, rancid odor. It contributes to the odor of some rancid oils. It is slightly soluble in water, but very soluble in ethanol and ether.; Heptanoic acid, also called enanthic acid, is an organic compound composed of a seven-carbon chain terminating in a carboxylic acid. It is an oily liquid with an unpleasant, rancid odor. It contributes to the odor of some rancid oils. It is slightly soluble in water, but well soluble in ethanol and ether.; It is also one of many additives in cigarettes.
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