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sec-butyl ethyl ether
2-ethoxybutane

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Name:2-ethoxybutane
CAS Number: 2679-87-0Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other:19316-73-5
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:220-234-9
FDA UNII:9NHX6V19XI
Nikkaji Web:J45.668C
Beilstein Number:1731313
MDL:MFCD00053773
CoE Number:10911
XlogP3-AA:1.80 (est)
Molecular Weight:102.17678000
Formula:C6 H14 O
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
Racemate (EFFA, 2010a)
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1231 sec-butyl ethyl ether
FLAVIS Number:03.005 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:03.005 2-butyl ethyl ether
FEMA Number:3131 2-ethoxybutane
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):2679-87-0 ; SEC-BUTYL ETHYL ETHER
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 99.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.74800 to 0.75300 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 6.231 to 6.273
Refractive Index:1.37800 to 1.38300 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 81.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 1.00 max. KOH/g
Vapor Pressure:82.945000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 22.00 °F. TCC ( -5.70 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 1.904 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 ether
 water, 2452 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: berry
berry floral woody
Odor Description:2-ETHOXYBUTANE has a great berry profile which is excellent for a broad range of tropical, citrus and red fruit flavors, more specially blackcurrant.berry floral woody
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Firmenich
2-ETHOXYBUTANE min. 98%, Kosher
Taste Description:Nice berry, floral and woody notes
2-ETHOXYBUTANE has a great berry profile which is excellent for a broad range of tropical, citrus and red fruit flavors, more specially blackcurrant.
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
sec-Butyl Ethyl Ether
Firmenich
2-ETHOXYBUTANE
min. 98%, Kosher
Flavor: Nice berry, floral and woody notes
2-ETHOXYBUTANE has a great berry profile which is excellent for a broad range of tropical, citrus and red fruit flavors, more specially blackcurrant.
Penta International
SEC-BUTYL ETHYL ETHER
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
sec-Butyl Ethyl Ether
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
sec-Butyl Ethyl Ether
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
sec-Butyl Ethyl Ether >97.0%(GC)
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
 
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:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
inhalation-mouse LC50 143000 mg/m3/15M
BEHAVIORAL: GENERAL ANESTHETIC
Anesthesiology. Vol. 11, Pg. 455, 1950.

 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 6.90 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 0.30 (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class: II
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): -1.00000
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: -1.00000
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):

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 23 (FGE.23): Aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic ethers including anisole derivatives From chemical groups 15, 16 and 26 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 59 (FGE.59): Consideration of aliphatic and aromatic ethers evaluated by JECFA (61st meeting) structurally related to aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic ethers including anisole derivatives evaluated by EFSA in FGE.23 (2006) (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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Flavouring Group Evaluation 23, Revision 1 (FGE.23Rev1): Aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic ethers including anisole derivatives from chemical groups 15, 16, 26 and 30[1] - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 59, Revision 1 (FGE.59Rev1): Consideration of aliphatic and aromatic ethers evaluated by JECFA (61st meeting and 63rd meeting) structurally related to aliphatic, alicyclic and aromatic ethers including anisole derivatives evaluated by EFSA in FGE.23 Rev2 (2010)
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EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):2679-87-0
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :17586
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 1179
WGK Germany:3
2-ethoxybutane
Chemidplus:0002679870
RTECS:KN4730000 for cas# 2679-87-0
 
References:
 2-ethoxybutane
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:2679-87-0
Pubchem (cid):17586
Pubchem (sid):134983388
 
Other Information:
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FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB31326
FooDB:FDB003388
Export Tariff Code:2909.19.1800
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
balsamic
guaiacyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
incense fragrance
FR
citrus
citrus woody floral fragrance
FR
myrcenyl acetate
FL/FR
earthy
(Z)-
linalool oxide (furanoid)
FL/FR
orris specialty
FR
floral
amyl cyclopentenone
CS
cassie absolute
FL/FR
delta-
damascone
FL/FR
dihydro-alpha-ionone
FL/FR
2',4'-
dimethyl acetophenone
FL/FR
2,4-
dimethyl cyclohexyl methyl acetate
FR
4-
dimethyl ionone
FR
elder flower wood specialty
FR
hibiscus sabdariffa flower extract
FL/FR
alpha-
ionone
FL/FR
(E)-beta-
ionone
FL/FR
alpha-
ionyl acetate
FR
lavandula angustifolia flower oil
FL/FR
lavender oil france
FL/FR
lavender oil greece
FL/FR
laevo-
linalool
FL/FR
linalool oxide
FL/FR
melaleuca ericifolia leaf oil
FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (60% min.)
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (70% min.)
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (80% min.)
FL/FR
2-
methyl naphthalene
FL/FR
mimosa concrete france
FL/FR
mimosa tenuiflora leaf extract
FL/FR
beta-
naphthyl anthranilate
FL/FR
bitter
orangeflower concrete
FR
orris fragrance
FR
orris rhizome absolute (iris germanica)
FL/FR
orris rhizome absolute (iris pallida)
FL/FR
orris rhizome absolute replacer
FR
orris rhizome oil (iris germanica)
FL/FR
petitgrain cedrat oil
FL/FR
petitgrain oil terpenes
FR
phenethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
rose concrete (rosa centifolia)
FR
styralyl formate
FL/FR
tetrahydroionyl acetate
FR
vetiver pentanone
FR
fruity
red
apple fragrance
FR
butyl 2-naphthyl ether
FL/FR
iso
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
(E)-beta-
damascone
FL/FR
1,4-
diisopropyl-6,8-dioxabicyclo(3.2.1)octane
FR
ethyl para-methyl-beta-phenyl glycidate
FR
(E)-
ethyl tiglate
FL/FR
linalool oxide acetates
FL/FR
octyl propionate
FL/FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
green
iso
green methanoindene
FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl salicylate
FR
para-
methyl hydratropaldehyde
FL/FR
herbal
beta-
bourbonene
FL/FR
calendula officinalis flower oil CO2 extract
FR
(S)-
campholene acetate
FL/FR
freesia heptanol
FL/FR
immortelle flower oil
FL/FR
marigold pot flower oil
FL/FR
mossy
moss fragrance
FR
moss specialty
FR
musk
amyris specialty
FR
ethylene brassylate
FL/FR
powdery
(E)-alpha-
methyl ionone (44-50%)
FL/FR
rummy
rum extract
FL/FR
spicy
clove bud absolute
FL/FR
iso
eugenol
FL/FR
safrole
CS
white
sassafras oil
FL/FR
spicy carbonate
FR
terpenic
alpha-
terpineol
FL/FR
waxy
orris rhizome oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
woody
anthocephalus cadamba oil
FR
bois de rose leaf oil brazil
FL/FR
cabreuva wood oil
FR
chloranthus spicatus absolute
FR
convolvulus scoparius wood oil
FR
2-
decalinyl acetate
FR
dihydro-beta-ionol
FL/FR
homalomena rubescens root oil
FR
incense specialty
FR
3-
methyl pentyl angelate
FR
sandal octanol
FR
santalyl acetate
FL/FR
zdravetz absolute
FR
zdravetz oil
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
beta-
bourbonene
FL/FR
butyl 2-naphthyl ether
FL/FR
alpha-
campholene acetate
FL
dihydro-beta-ionol
FL/FR
2',4'-
dimethyl acetophenone
FL/FR
(Z)-
linalool oxide (furanoid)
FL/FR
linalool oxide acetates
FL/FR
marigold pot flower oil
FL/FR
(E)-alpha-
methyl ionone (44-50%)
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (60% min.)
FL/FR
white
sassafras oil
FL/FR
styralyl formate
FL/FR
zdravetz oil
FL/FR
berry
berry
dihydro-alpha-ionone
FL/FR
hibiscus sabdariffa flower extract
FL/FR
citrus
freesia heptanol
FL/FR
laevo-
linalool
FL/FR
myrcenyl acetate
FL/FR
petitgrain cedrat oil
FL/FR
alpha-
terpineol
FL/FR
estery
octyl propionate
FL/FR
floral
bois de rose leaf oil brazil
FL/FR
alpha-
ionone
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (70% min.)
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (80% min.)
FL/FR
mimosa concrete france
FL/FR
mimosa tenuiflora leaf extract
FL/FR
orris rhizome oil (iris germanica)
FL/FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
fruity
iso
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
(E)-beta-
damascone
FL/FR
(E)-
ethyl tiglate
FL/FR
beta-
naphthyl anthranilate
FL/FR
green
linalool oxide
FL/FR
para-
methyl hydratropaldehyde
FL/FR
herbal
immortelle flower oil
FL/FR
lavandula angustifolia flower oil
FL/FR
lavender oil france
FL/FR
lavender oil greece
FL/FR
jammy
(S)-
campholene acetate
FL/FR
musk
ethylene brassylate
FL/FR
oily
2-
methyl naphthalene
FL/FR
phenolic
guaiacyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
rummy
rum extract
FL/FR
spicy
cassie absolute
FL/FR
clove bud absolute
FL/FR
iso
eugenol
FL/FR
sweet
orris rhizome absolute (iris germanica)
FL/FR
orris rhizome absolute (iris pallida)
FL/FR
waxy
phenethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
woody
delta-
damascone
FL/FR
(E)-beta-
ionone
FL/FR
orris rhizome oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
santalyl acetate
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
 acetaldehyde replacer
FRcitrus
FLcurrant black currant
 tropical fruit
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 ulva rigida oil greece @ 1.20%
Data GC Search PMC Picture
 
Synonyms:
 butan-2-yl ethyl ether
 butane, 2-ethoxy-
 ether, sec-butyl ethyl
2-ethoxybutane
 ethyl sec-butyl ether
 methyl-2-ethoxypropane
 
 
Notes:
Flavouring agent
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