acetyl butyryl
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      W255807 2,3-Hexanedione ≥90%, FG, Kosher
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      500535 Acetyl Butyryl (2,3-Hexanedione)
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hexane-2,3-dione (Click)
CAS Number: 3848-24-6
ECHA EC Number: 223-350-8
Beilstein Number: 1699896
MDL: MFCD00009398
FEMA Number: 2558
CoE Number: 152
XlogP3-AA: 0.40 (est)
Molecular Weight: 114.14410000
Formula: C6 H10 O2
NMR Predictor: Predict
EFSA/JECFA Comments: At least 93%; secondary components 2-3% hexanediones. (JECFA)
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
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Read: Under the conditions of intended use - New developments in the FEMA GRAS program and the safety assessment of flavor ingredients
Read: A GRAS assessment program for flavor ingredients
Read: Sensory testing for flavorings with modifying properties. Food Technology
Read: Criteria for the safety evaluation of flavoring substances
Read: A procedure for the safety evaluation of natural flavor complexes used as ingredients in food: essential oils
Read: FEMA Expert Panel: 30 Years of safety evaluation for the flavor industry
Read: Consumption ratio and food predominance of flavoring materials
JECFA Food Flavoring: 412  2,3-hexanedione
Flavis Number: 07.018 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings: 07.018  hexane-2,3-dione

FEMA Number: 2558  2,3-hexanedione
FDA Regulation:
Subpart F--Flavoring Agents and Related Substances
Sec. 172.515 Synthetic flavoring substances and adjuvants.
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 96.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity: 0.93400 @  25.00 °C.
Refractive Index: 1.41300 @  20.00 °C.
Melting Point: -30.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 128.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure: 10.000000 mm/Hg @ 20.00 °C.
Vapor Density: 3.9 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 83.00 °F. TCC ( 28.33 °C. )
logP (o/w): -0.321 (est)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: buttery
Odor Strength: high ,
recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
Odor Description:
at 1.00 % in dipropylene glycol. 
dry sweet caramel butter oily fatty creamy phenolic fruity
Luebke, William tgsc, (1988)
Odor sample from: Fritzsche Dodge & Olcott, Inc.
Odor Description:
Sweet, creamy, caramellic, buttery with a fruity jammy nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 16, No. 6, 43, (1991)
Taste Description:
at 50.00 ppm.  
Creamy, fruity, toasted brown caramellic notes
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 16, No. 6, 43, (1991)
Substantivity: 220 hour(s) at 100.00 %
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Cosmetic Information:
CosIng: cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
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Anhui Haibei
Acetyl Butyryl
Odor: Dry sweet butter oily creamy fatty fruity jam
CTC Organics
acetyl butyryl
Ernesto Ventós
acetyl butyryl
acetyl butyryl
Indukern F&F
Inoue Perfumery
Lluch Essence
Pearlchem Corporation
Acetyl Butyryl
Penta International
Penta International
SAFC Global
≥90%, FG, Kosher
Odor: butter; creamy; oily; sweet
SAFC Global
2,3-Hexanedione, natural, 98%
Vigon International
Acetyl Butyryl (2,3-Hexanedione)
Odor: Dry sweet butter oily creamy fatty fruity jam
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Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 10 - Flammable.
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 16 - Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
Flammable liquids (Category 3), H226
Skin irritation (Category 2), H315
Eye irritation (Category 2A), H319
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure (Category 3), Respiratory system, H335
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Signal word Warning
Hazard statement(s)
H226 - Flammable liquid and vapour
H315 - Causes skin irritation
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation
H335 - May cause respiratory irritation
Precautionary statement(s)
P210 - Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. — No smoking.
P233 - Keep container tightly closed.
P240 - Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P241 - Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/…/equipment.
P242 - Use only non-sparking tools.
P243 - Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
P261 - Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
P264 - Wash skin thouroughly after handling.
P271 - Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P280 - Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P303 + P361 + P353 - IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off Immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse SKIN with water/shower.
P304 + P340 - IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and Keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305 + P351 + P338 - IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P312 - Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
P332 + P313 - IF SKIN irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
P337 + P313 - IF eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
P362 - Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P370 + P378 - In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam for extinction.
P403 + P233 - Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P403 + P235 - Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
P405 - Store locked up.
P501 - Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
Human Experience:
4 % solution: no irritation or sensitization.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50  > 5000 mg/kg
(Moreno, 1977d)

oral-rat LD50  > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 17, Pg. 697, 1979.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 17, Pg. 697, 1979.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for acetyl butyryl usage levels up to:
  1.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 8.50 (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
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -6.60000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -6.60000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -4.80000
fruit ices: -4.80000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -7.30000
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: --
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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 11 (FGE.11): Aliphatic dialcohols, diketones, and hydroxyketones from chemical group 10 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 11, Revision 1 (FGE.11Rev1) - Aliphatic dialcohols, diketones, and hydroxyketones from chemical group 10 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 3848-24-6
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WISER: UN 1224
WGK Germany: 2
DTP/NCI: 31665
Chemidplus: 0003848246
EPA/NOAA CAMEO: hazardous materials
RTECS: MO3140000 for cas# 3848-24-6
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NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 3848-24-6
Pubchem (cid): 19707
Pubchem (sid): 134985976
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Other Information:
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
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FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS): View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database): HMDB31491
Export Tariff Code: 2914.19.0000
VCF-Online: VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
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Potential Blenders and core components note
 acetoin acetateFL/FR
2-acetyl furanFL/FR
 acetyl isobutyrylFL/FR
 acetyl isovalerylFL
 acetyl nonyrylFL/FR
 acetyl propionylFL/FR
3-acetyl-2,5-dimethyl furanFL/FR
2-acetyl-3-methyl pyrazineFL/FR
2-acetyl-3,5(or 6)-dimethyl pyrazineFL/FR
 allyl 2-furoateFL
 allyl methyl trisulfideFL
 allyl nonanoateFL/FR
isoamyl 3-(2-furan) propionateFL/FR
 benzyl disulfideFL
 benzyl lactateFL/FR
 benzylidene acetoneFL
isobutyl benzyl carbinolFL/FR
 butyl butyryl lactateFL/FR
 butyl lactateFL/FR
 butyl laevo-lactateFL/FR
 butyl levulinateFL/FR
 butyl octanoateFL/FR
 butyl undecylenateFL/FR
 butyric acidFL/FR
2-oxobutyric acidFL/FR
isobutyric acidFL/FR
 caramel dioneFL
 caramel furanoneFL
 caramel pentadioneFL/FR
 cinnamyl benzoateFL/FR
 coconut decanone methylFR
 coconut naphthalenoneFL/FR
 coffee furanoneFL/FR
 creamy lactoneFL/FR
 cyclohexyl acetic acidFL/FR
 cyclotene hydrateFL/FR
(Z)-dairy lactoneFL/FR
6-decenoic acidFL
 diacetyl trimerFL
5,5-dibutyl dihydrofuran-2(3H)-oneFL
2,5-diethyl tetrahydrofuranFL
2,5-diethyl-3-methyl pyrazineFL
alpha,alpha-dimethyl anisyl acetoneFL/FR
ortho-dimethyl hydroquinoneFL/FR
2,3-dimethyl pyrazineFL/FR
 ethyl (E)-2-crotonateFL/FR
 ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methyl butyrateFL/FR
 ethyl 4-pentenoateFL/FR
 ethyl cyclopentenoloneFL/FR
 ethyl lactateFL/FR
 ethyl maltolFL/FR
 ethyl palmitateFL/FR
2-ethyl pyrazineFL/FR
 ethyl pyruvateFL/FR
(E)-ethyl tiglateFL/FR
 ethyl undecanoateFL/FR
 ethyl undecylenateFL/FR
 ethyl vanillinFL/FR
 ethyl vanillin isobutyrateFL/FR
 ethyl vanillin propylene glycol acetalFL/FR
5-ethyl-3,4,5,6-tetramethyl cyclohexen-2-oneFL
 farnesyl acetoneFL/FR
 fenugreek absoluteFL/FR
 furfuryl acetoneFL
 furfuryl alcoholFL
 furfuryl octanoateFL
 furfuryl valerateFL
 geranyl crotonateFR
 heptanal 2,3-butane diol acetalFL
2,3-heptane dioneFL/FR
(Z)-4-heptenal diethyl acetalFL/FR
3-heptyl dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanoneFL/FR
3,4-hexane dioneFL/FR
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl butyrateFL/FR
5-hydroxymethyl furfuralFL
 immortelle absoluteFL/FR
 jasmin pyranoneFL/FR
 levulinic acidFL/FR
 linalyl butyrateFL/FR
 maltyl propionateFL/FR
 mango furanoneFL
 maple furanoneFL/FR
(R)-massoia lactoneFL
 menthone lactoneFL/FR
 mesitene lactoneFR
 methyl (Z)-5-octenoateFL/FR
 methyl 2-thiofuroateFL
3-methyl butyl 2-furyl butyrateFL
6-methyl coumarinFL
5-methyl furfuralFL/FR
2-methyl heptanoic acidFL/FR
 methyl laurateFL/FR
4-methyl octanoic acidFL/FR
2-methyl quinoxalineFL
5-methyl quinoxalineFL/FR
3-(methyl thio) hexanalFL
2-methyl-2-pentenoic acidFL/FR
 mint lactoneFL/FR
 neryl propionateFL/FR
gamma-nonalactone (aldehyde C-18 (so-called))FL/FR
 nutty cyclohexenoneFL/FR
1-octen-3-yl butyrateFL/FR
 octyl 2-furoateFL
 octyl butyrateFL/FR
 octyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 peanut oxazoleFL
2-pentanoyl furanFL
(E)-2-pentenoic acidFL
 popcorn pyrimidineFL/FR
 prenyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 shoyu furanoneFL/FR
 sodium 4-methyl-2-oxovalerateFL
 strawberry furanoneFL/FR
 strawberry furanone acetateFL/FR
 tetrahydrofurfuryl acetateFL/FR
 tetrahydrofurfuryl alcoholFL/FR
2-thiophene thiolFL
(E)-tiglic acidFL/FR
 toffee furanoneFL/FR
 tonka bean absoluteFR
 tonka bean resinoidFR
gamma-undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))FL/FR
 undecanoic acidFL/FR
isovaleraldehyde propylene glycol acetalFL/FR
 vanilla oleoresin baliFL/FR
para-vanillic acidFL/FR
 vanillyl acetateFL/FR
para-vanillyl alcoholFL/FR
 vanillyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 vanillylidene acetoneFL/FR
 waxy lactoneFL/FR
 whiskey lactoneFL/FR
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Potential Uses:
 cotton candyFR
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Natural Occurrence in: note
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 acetyl butyryl
 acetyl butyryl natural
 butyryl acetyl
2,3-hexane dione
 methyl propyl diketone
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