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2,4-dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid
2-pentenoic acid, 2,4-dimethyl-

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Name:2,4-dimethylpent-2-enoic acid
CAS Number: 66634-97-7Picture of molecule3D/inchi
FDA UNII:YSD821326P
Nikkaji Web:J761.177C
MDL:MFCD00209505
CoE Number:744
XlogP3-AA:1.70 (est)
Molecular Weight:128.17104000
Formula:C7 H12 O2
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
Registername to be changed to (2E)-4-Dimethylpent-2-enoic acid. According to JECFA: Min. assay value is "92 (sum of isomers)" and secondary components "4-methyl-2-methylenevaleric acid".
Category:flavoring agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1211 2,4-dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid
FEMA Number:3143 2,4-dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: 2,4-DIMETHYL-2-PENTENOIC ACID
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 92.00 to 100.00 sum of isomers
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 133.00 to 134.00 °C. @ 15.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.052000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 254.00 °F. TCC ( 123.33 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.940 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, very slightly
 water, 2471 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: acidic
Odor Strength:high ,
recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
acidic fruity cheesy honey
Odor Description:at 1.00 % in dipropylene glycol. acidic fruity cheese honey
tart acidic fruity sweaty cheesy honey floral animal
Odor Description:Tangy, acidic, fruity, sweaty and cheesy with honey and floral nuances, and an animal undernote
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 21, No. 3, 51, (1996)
Flavor Type: sour
tart acidic cheesy ripe fruity animal
Taste Description: at 25.00 ppm. Tangy, acidic and cheesy with ripe, fruity and animal nuances
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 21, No. 3, 51, (1996)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2,4-Dimethyl-2-pentenoic Acid
Endeavour Specialty Chemicals
2,4-Dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid 98% F&F
Speciality Chemical Product Groups
Parchem
2,4-dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid
Penta International
2,4-DIMETHYL-2-PENTENOIC ACID, Kosher
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
2,4-Dimethyl-2-pentenoic Acid
Synerzine
2,4-Dimethyl-2-Pentenoic Acid
Treatt
2,4-Dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid
Halal, Kosher
Odor: sour cheese, cream cheese
Flavor: cheese
Used in cheese flavours , at 20ppm in bakery, at 10ppm in frozen dairy and desserts, and at 5ppm in non-alcoholic beverages.
 
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:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents
Recommendation for 2,4-dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
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: 4
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -1.50000
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
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:
EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :5362565
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
2,4-dimethylpent-2-enoic acid
Chemidplus:0066634977
 
References:
 2,4-dimethylpent-2-enoic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:66634-97-7
Pubchem (cid):5362565
Pubchem (sid):135267816
 
Other Information:
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB39819
FooDB:FDB019470
Export Tariff Code:2916.19.9590
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
cyclohexyl acetic acid
FL/FR
2-
ethyl butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
balsamic
3-
phenyl propyl alcohol
FL/FR
buttery
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
cheesy
butyric acid
FL/FR
heptanoic acid
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
chocolate
iso
butyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
cocoa pentenal
FL/FR
tetrahydrofurfuryl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
fatty
hexanoic acid
FL/FR
floral
decyl formate
FR
ethyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
hyacinth acetals
FL/FR
neryl isovalerate
FL/FR
phenethyl benzoate
FL/FR
phenethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
phenethyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propyl formate
FL/FR
iso
propyl anthranilate
FL/FR
iso
propyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
rhodinyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
fruity
allyl cyclohexyl acetate
FL/FR
butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl carboxylic acid
FL/FR
ethyl lactate
FL/FR
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
4-
heptanone
FL/FR
methyl 4-methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
methyl valerate
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
prenyl acetate
FL/FR
prenyl hexanoate
FL/FR
propyl butyrate
FL/FR
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 1 (aldehyde C-16 (so-called))
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 2
FL/FR
green
hexanal (aldehyde C-6)
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenal
FL/FR
3-
hexenyl isovalerate
FL/FR
4-
methyl-4-phenyl pentanone
FR
phenoxyethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
honey
methyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
phenyl acetic acid
FL/FR
propyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
medicinal
meta-
dimethyl hydroquinone
FL/FR
minty
carvyl acetate
FL/FR
musty
cocoa butenal
FL/FR
nutty
nutty quinoxaline
FL/FR
spicy
cumin seed oil
FL/FR
iso
eugenyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
(±)-1,2,5,6-
tetrahydrocuminic acid
FL/FR
(E)-
tiglic acid
FL/FR
waxy
iso
amyl laurate
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
woody
santalyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
1-
acetyl cyclohexyl acetate
FL
ethyl cyclohexyl carboxylate
FL
(E,E)-2,4-
heptadien-1-ol
FL
(Z)-3-
hexenoic acid
FL
3-
mercapto-3-methyl butyl formate
FL
5-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL
4-
methyl valeric acid
FL
3-
phenyl propyl formate
FL/FR
prenyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl anthranilate
FL/FR
santalyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
(±)-1,2,5,6-
tetrahydrocuminic acid
FL/FR
tetrahydrofurfuryl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
acidic
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
ethyl butyric acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenoic acid
FL
valeric acid
FL/FR
aromatic
hyacinth acetals
FL/FR
brown
(E)-
tiglic acid
FL/FR
buttery
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
2-
methyl valeric acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
pentenoic acid
FL
cheesy
hexanoic acid
FL/FR
iso
valeric acid
FL/FR
chemical
meta-
dimethyl hydroquinone
FL/FR
cocoa
iso
butyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
creamy
acetoin butyrate
FL
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
2-
methyl-4-pentenoic acid
FL
dairy
4-
pentenoic acid
FL
fatty
iso
amyl laurate
FL/FR
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octenoic acid
FL
fermented
methyl thio isovalerate
FL
fishy
trimethyl amine
FL
floral
cocoa pentenal
FL/FR
methyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl benzoate
FL/FR
phenyl acetic acid
FL/FR
fruity
allyl cyclohexyl acetate
FL/FR
butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl carboxylic acid
FL/FR
ethyl 3-oxohexanoate
FL
ethyl lactate
FL/FR
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
4-
heptanone
FL/FR
methyl 4-methyl valerate
FL/FR
methyl 4-phenyl butyrate
FL
2-
methyl butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyric acid
FL/FR
methyl valerate
FL/FR
neryl isovalerate
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
prenyl acetate
FL/FR
propyl butyrate
FL/FR
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 1 (aldehyde C-16 (so-called))
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 2
FL/FR
green
cocoa butenal
FL/FR
hexanal (aldehyde C-6)
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenal
FL/FR
3-
hexenyl isovalerate
FL/FR
phenoxyethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
honey
ethyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
propyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
propyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
meaty
2-
methyl 3-(methyl thio) furan
FL
12-
methyl tridecanal
FL
minty
carvyl acetate
FL/FR
musty
S-(
methyl thio) butyrate
FL/FR
nutty
nutty quinoxaline
FL/FR
oily
2-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL/FR
sour
acetic acid
FL
butyric acid
FL/FR
3-
methyl valeric acid
FL
2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
spicy
cumin seed oil
FL/FR
iso
eugenyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propyl alcohol
FL/FR
sulfurous
methyl 4-(methyl thio) butyrate
FL
sweet
cyclohexyl acetic acid
FL/FR
toasted
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
waxy
heptanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
phenethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
rhodinyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FLberry mixed berry
FLcheese
FLchocolate
 fruit
FLtropical
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
(E+Z)-2,4-dimethyl pent-2-enoic acid
2,4-dimethyl pent-2-enoic acid
2,4-dimethylpent-2-enoic acid
2-pentenoic acid, 2,4-dimethyl-
 
 
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