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menthyl isovalerate
p-menth-3-yl isovalerate

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Name:(5-methyl-2-propan-2-ylcyclohexyl) 3-methylbutanoate
CAS Number: 16409-46-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:240-460-1
Nikkaji Web:J286.893H
Beilstein Number:3200250
MDL:MFCD00045488
CoE Number:450
XlogP3-AA:5.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:240.38656000
Formula:C15 H28 O2
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:432 menthyl isovalerate
FLAVIS Number:09.455 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:09.455 menthyl isovalerate
FEMA Number:2669 menthyl isovalerate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: MENTHYL ISOVALERATE
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 oily liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.90900 @ 25.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 260.00 to 262.00 °C. @ 750.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.007000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 230.00 °F. TCC ( 110.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 5.555 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 0.3057 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: fruity
Odor Strength:medium
Substantivity:96 hour(s) at 100.00 %
fruity cooling sweet woody
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. fruity cooling sweet woody
fruity cooling sweet woody
Odor Description:Fruity, cooling, sweet and woody
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 15, No. 3, 51, (1990)
Flavor Type: fruity
fruity sweet tutti frutti
Taste Description: at 80.00 ppm. Fruity, sweet, with a tutti frutti background
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 15, No. 3, 51, (1990)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
 
Suppliers:
Bell Flavors & Fragrances
Menthyl Isovalerate
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Menthyl Isovalerate
Inoue Perfumery
L-MENTHYL ISOVALERATE
Penta International
L-MENTHYL ISOVALERATE
Reincke & Fichtner
Menthyl Isovalerate
Sigma-Aldrich
Menthyl isovalerate, ≥98%, FG
Odor: woody; fruity; sweet
Certified Food Grade Products
 
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:
1 % solution: no irritation or sensitization.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 20, Pg. 735, 1982.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 20, Pg. 735, 1982.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for menthyl isovalerate usage levels up to:
  1.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
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: -18.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -5.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -2.90000
fruit ices: -2.90000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -7.40000
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:
EPI System: View
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):16409-46-4
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :565690
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
(5-methyl-2-propan-2-ylcyclohexyl) 3-methylbutanoate
Chemidplus:0016409464
RTECS:OT0720000 for cas# 16409-46-4
 
References:
 (5-methyl-2-propan-2-ylcyclohexyl) 3-methylbutanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:16409-46-4
Pubchem (cid):565690
Pubchem (sid):134992586
Pherobase:View
 
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HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB37211
FooDB:FDB016218
Export Tariff Code:2915.60.0000
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Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
amber
amber naphthofuran
FL/FR
anisic
ethyl para-anisate
FL/FR
balsamic
laevo-
borneol
FL/FR
iso
bornyl formate
FL/FR
brachyleana hutchinsii wood oil
FR
valerian rhizome absolute
FL/FR
caramellic
maple furanone
FL/FR
shoyu furanone
FL/FR
chemical
iso
butyl formate
FL/FR
propyl propionate
FL/FR
citrus
2-
ethyl-1-hexanol
FL/FR
earthy
(Z)-
linalool oxide (furanoid)
FL/FR
ethereal
cyclohexyl formate
FL/FR
ethyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
propyl formate
FL/FR
floral
acetophenone
FL/FR
benzyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
citronellal diisotridecyl acetal
FR
citronellyl anthranilate
FL/FR
beta-
ionone
FL/FR
2-
methyl naphthalene
FL/FR
bitter
orangeflower concrete morocco
FR
rose oil (rosa damascena) russia
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa damascena) turkey
FL/FR
terpinyl valerate
FL/FR
fruity
iso
butyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
iso
butyl butyrate
FL/FR
(R)-gamma-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
ethyl 3-(2-furyl) propanoate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-hydroxyhexanoate
FL/FR
ethyl benzoyl acetate
FL/FR
ethyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl isovalerate
FL/FR
ethyl lactate
FL/FR
ethyl propionate
FL/FR
(E,E)-
ethyl sorbate
FL/FR
2-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
lilac lactone
FL/FR
linalyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
methyl anthranilate
FL/FR
methyl heptanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
propyl butyrate
FL/FR
propyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl octanoate
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 2
FL/FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
vanilla carboxylate
FL/FR
green
iso
green methanoindene
FR
hexyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
2-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
rose leaf absolute (rosa centifolia)
FL/FR
herbal
2-
cyclohexyl cyclohexanone
FR
iso
dihydrolavandulol
FR
(Z)-iso
dihydrolavandulyl acetate
FR
delta-
elemene
FL/FR
common
tansy flower oil
FR
common
tansy flower oil dutch
FR
tea leaf absolute
FL/FR
mentholic
cornmint oil
FL/FR
cornmint oil china
FL/FR
cornmint oil india
FL/FR
cornmint oil terpeneless
FL/FR
neoiso
menthol
FL/FR
dextro,laevo-neo
menthol
FL/FR
dextro-neo
menthol
FL/FR
laevo-
menthol
FL/FR
dextro,laevo-
menthol
FL/FR
(±)-
menthol
FL/FR
(±)-iso
menthone
FL/FR
(+)-
menthone
FL/FR
menthyl acetate
FL/FR
laevo-
menthyl acetate
FL/FR
menthyl acetate racemic
FL/FR
peppermint cyclohexanone
FL/FR
dextro-
piperitone
FL/FR
iso
pulegyl acetate
FL/FR
minty
carvyl propionate
FL/FR
cornmint oil japan
FL/FR
cornmint oil terpenes
FR
mentha piperita extract
FL/FR
mentha piperita flower/leaf/stem extract
FL/FR
mentha piperita flower/leaf/stem water
FR
mentha piperita herb extract america
FR
mentha piperita leaf water
FR
mentha piperita tincture
FL/FR
(-)-
menthone
FL/FR
(±)-
menthone
FL/FR
2-
methyl cyclohexanone
FL/FR
pennyroyal oil
FL/FR
peppermint absolute
FL/FR
peppermint distillates
FL/FR
peppermint fragrance
FR
peppermint leaf
CS
peppermint oil
FL/FR
peppermint oil america
FL/FR
peppermint oil brazil
FL/FR
peppermint oil china
FL/FR
peppermint oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
peppermint oil dementholized
FL/FR
peppermint oil england
FL/FR
peppermint oil france
FL/FR
peppermint oil hungary
FL/FR
peppermint oil idaho
FL/FR
peppermint oil india
FL/FR
peppermint oil mongolia
FL/FR
peppermint oil montana
FL/FR
peppermint oil morocco
FL/FR
peppermint oil russia
FL/FR
peppermint oil special fractions
FL/FR
peppermint oil tasmania
FL/FR
peppermint oil terpeneless
FL/FR
peppermint oil terpenes
FR
peppermint oil willamette
FL/FR
peppermint oil yakima
FL/FR
peppermint water
FL/FR
laevo-
piperitone
FL/FR
iso
pulegol
FL/FR
iso
pulegone
FL/FR
(R)-(+)-
pulegone
FR
musk
acetyl ethyl tetramethyl tetralin replacer
FR
musk decanolide
FR
musty
ketoiso
phorone
FL/FR
opoponax
opoponax resinoid replacer
FR
spicy
2,5-
dimethyl bicyclo(3.2.1)-2-octen-3-yl acetate + 1,4-dimethyl bicyclo(3.2.1)-2-octen-3-yl acetate
FR
ginger root absolute
FL/FR
grains of paradise oil
FL/FR
methyl heptadienone
FL/FR
(E)-
propyl 2-furan acrylate
FL/FR
thujonic
common
tansy oil canada
FR
tropical
beta-
cyclocitral
FL/FR
waxy
ethyl decanoate
FL/FR
woody
agarwood oil (aetoxylon sympetalum)
FR
para-tert-
butyl cyclohexanone
FR
cabreuva wood oil
FR
guaiacwood oil 20% in gurjun balsam oil
FR
gurjun balsam oil
FR
homalomena rubescens root oil
FR
cis-2-
pinanol
FR
sandalwood oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
spikenard oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
carvyl propionate
FL/FR
(R)-gamma-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
delta-
elemene
FL/FR
grains of paradise oil
FL/FR
lilac lactone
FL/FR
limonen-10-yl acetate
FL
(Z)-
linalool oxide (furanoid)
FL/FR
neoiso
menthol
FL/FR
dextro,laevo-neo
menthol
FL/FR
menthyl acetate racemic
FL/FR
2-
methyl cyclohexanone
FL/FR
iso
pulegone
FL/FR
spikenard oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
acidic
acidic
(E)-2-
hexenoic acid
FL
amber
amber naphthofuran
FL/FR
anise
ethyl para-anisate
FL/FR
camphoreous
laevo-
borneol
FL/FR
caramellic
maple furanone
FL/FR
shoyu furanone
FL/FR
citrus
ketoiso
phorone
FL/FR
cooling
1,3-
dihydroxyacetone (dimer)
FL
iso
menthol
FL
laevo-
menthol
FL/FR
dextro,laevo-
menthol
FL/FR
menthyl acetate
FL/FR
peppermint oil america
FL/FR
ethereal
ethyl acetate
FL/FR
fatty
2-
ethyl-1-hexanol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
2-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
floral
linalyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa damascena) russia
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa damascena) turkey
FL/FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
fruity
benzyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
butyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
iso
butyl butyrate
FL/FR
citronellyl anthranilate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-(2-furyl) propanoate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-hydroxyhexanoate
FL/FR
ethyl benzoyl acetate
FL/FR
ethyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl isovalerate
FL/FR
ethyl lactate
FL/FR
ethyl propionate
FL/FR
(E,E)-
ethyl sorbate
FL/FR
2-
furyl pentyl ketone
FL
2-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
methyl anthranilate
FL/FR
methyl heptanoate
FL/FR
(E,E)-
methyl sorbate
FL
(E)-
propyl 2-furan acrylate
FL/FR
iso
propyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
propyl butyrate
FL/FR
iso
propyl formate
FL/FR
propyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl octanoate
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 2
FL/FR
terpinyl valerate
FL/FR
valerian rhizome absolute
FL/FR
vanilla carboxylate
FL/FR
green
cyclohexyl formate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
heptenal
FL
hexyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
methyl heptadienone
FL/FR
iso
phorone
FL
rose leaf absolute (rosa centifolia)
FL/FR
mentholic
cornmint oil
FL/FR
cornmint oil terpeneless
FL/FR
(±)-
menthol
FL/FR
dextro-neo
menthol
FL/FR
(+)-
menthone
FL/FR
peppermint cyclohexanone
FL/FR
minty
cornmint oil china
FL/FR
cornmint oil india
FL/FR
cornmint oil japan
FL/FR
mentha piperita extract
FL/FR
mentha piperita flower/leaf/stem extract
FL/FR
mentha piperita tincture
FL/FR
(±)-
menthone
FL/FR
(-)-
menthone
FL/FR
(±)-iso
menthone
FL/FR
laevo-
menthyl acetate
FL/FR
pennyroyal oil
FL/FR
peppermint absolute
FL/FR
peppermint distillates
FL/FR
peppermint flavor
FL
peppermint oil
FL/FR
peppermint oil brazil
FL/FR
peppermint oil china
FL/FR
peppermint oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
peppermint oil dementholized
FL/FR
peppermint oil england
FL/FR
peppermint oil france
FL/FR
peppermint oil hungary
FL/FR
peppermint oil idaho
FL/FR
peppermint oil india
FL/FR
peppermint oil mongolia
FL/FR
peppermint oil montana
FL/FR
peppermint oil morocco
FL/FR
peppermint oil russia
FL/FR
peppermint oil special fractions
FL/FR
peppermint oil tasmania
FL/FR
peppermint oil terpeneless
FL/FR
peppermint oil willamette
FL/FR
peppermint oil yakima
FL/FR
peppermint water
FL/FR
laevo-
piperitone
FL/FR
dextro-
piperitone
FL/FR
iso
pulegol
FL/FR
oily
2-
methyl naphthalene
FL/FR
powdery
acetophenone
FL/FR
rummy
iso
butyl formate
FL/FR
smoky
dextro-
xylose
FL
spicy
ginger root absolute
FL/FR
sulfurous
S-
ethyl thioacetate
FL
tea
tea leaf absolute
FL/FR
tropical
beta-
cyclocitral
FL/FR
propyl propionate
FL/FR
waxy
ethyl decanoate
FL/FR
woody
iso
bornyl formate
FL/FR
beta-
ionone
FL/FR
iso
pulegyl acetate
FL/FR
sandalwood oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRapple
FRapricot
FRbalsam
FRcranberry
FRcurrant black currant
 melon watermelon muskmelon cantaloupe
FRmint
FRpeach
FRpeppermint
FRpineapple
FRprune
FL/FRvalerian
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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 nutmeg seed
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 peppermint oil
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Synonyms:
 butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl ester
 menth-3-yl isovalerate
p-menth-3-yl isovalerate
para-menth-3-yl isovalerate
 menthol isovalerate
 menthyl 3-menthyl butyrate
 menthyl 3-menthylbutyrate
 menthyl 3-methyl butanoate
 menthyl 3-methylbutanoate
 menthyl isopentanoate
 menthyl isovalerianate
 mentyl isovalerate
(1alpha,2beta,5alpha)-3-methyl butanoic acid 5-methyl-2-(1-methyl ethyl) cyclohexyl ester
3-methyl butanoic acid 5-methyl-2-(1-methyl ethyl) cyclohexyl ester
5-methyl-2-(1-methyl ethyl) cyclohexyl 3-methyl butanoate
5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl 3-methylbutanoate
(5-methyl-2-propan-2-ylcyclohexyl) 3-methylbutanoate
3-methylbutanoic acid 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl ester
1-isopropyl-4-methyl cyclohex-2-yl 3-methyl butanoate
1-isopropyl-4-methylcyclohex-2-yl 3-methylbutanoate
isovaleric acid, p-menth-3-yl ester
 validol
 
 
Notes:
russian drug. Flavouring ingredient with a bitter, wood-like taste
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