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2-octyl acetate
acetic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester

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Name:2-ethylhexyl acetate
CAS Number: 103-09-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:203-079-1
FDA UNII:2C7K8OA8SB
Nikkaji Web:J46.181D
Beilstein Number:1758321
MDL:MFCD00027249
XlogP3-AA:3.20 (est)
Molecular Weight:172.26780000
Formula:C10 H20 O2
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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FLAVIS Number:09.381 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:09.381 2-ethylhexyl acetate
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.87000 to 0.87600 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.239 to 7.289
Refractive Index:1.41700 to 1.42300 @ 20.00 °C.
Melting Point: -92.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 196.00 to 199.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.413000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 160.00 °F. TCC ( 71.11 °C. )
logP (o/w): 3.686 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 38.59 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: earthy
Odor Strength:medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
earthy herbal humus dirty
Odor Description:at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. earthy herbal humus undergrowth
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Tadimety Aromatics
Iso Octyl Acetate
Odor Description:Pleasant Sweet, Fruity odor reminiscent of raspberry
Nagar Haveli Perfumes & Aromatics
2 - Octyl acetate Natural
Odor Description:earthy herbal humus undergrowth
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
solvents
 
Suppliers:
Allan Chemical
2-Ethylhexyl Acetate
BASF
2-Ethylhexyl Acetate
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Ethylhexyl Acetate
Eastman Chemical
2-Ethylhexyl Acetate
99.0 wt % min.
Odor: characteristic
Use: Eastman™ 2-Ethylhexyl Acetate is a high boiling retarder solvent with low water solubility, mild odor, and a slow evaporation rate. It is used to promote flow and retard blushing in lacquers, NC lacquer emulsions, screen inks, baking enamels and air-dry enamels.
Inoue Perfumery
2-ETHYL HEXYL ACETATE
Nagar Haveli Perfumes & Aromatics
2 - Octyl acetate
Natural
Odor: earthy herbal humus undergrowth
Penta International
2-ETHYLHEXYL ACETATE
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
2-Ethyl Hexyl Acetate
Reincke & Fichtner
2-Ethylhexyl Acetate
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
2-Ethylhexyl Acetate
Sigma-Aldrich
2-Ethylhexyl acetate, ≥99%
Certified Food Grade Products
Silver Fern Chemical
2-Ethylhexyl Acetate
Odor: characteristic
Use: 2-Ethylhexyl Acetate is commonly used as a solvent for nitrocellulose, resins, lacquers, baking finishes, screen inks, cleaners, and paint removers. The main purpose of adding 2-ethylhexyl acetate is to improve flow and film formation. The product is also a good coalescing aid for emulsion paints.
Tadimety Aromatics
Iso Octyl Acetate
Odor: Pleasant Sweet, Fruity odor reminiscent of raspberry
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
2-Ethylhexyl Acetate >98.0%(GC)
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
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.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 3000 mg/kg
(Smyth & Carpenter, 1944)

oral-mouse LD50 > 3200 mg/kg
Kodak Company Reports. Vol. 21May1971

oral-rat LD50 3000 mg/kg
Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 26, Pg. 269, 1944.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-guinea pig LD50 > 20 ml/kg
Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 26, Pg. 269, 1944.

skin-rabbit LD50 > 20 ml/kg
Union Carbide Data Sheet. Vol. 4/21/1967

Inhalation Toxicity:
inhalation-rat LC50 > 1100 ppm/6H
Kodak Company Reports. Vol. 21MAY1971

 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for 2-octyl acetate usage levels up to:
  4.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.12 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 3900 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:540 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: II
 
Food categories according to Commission Regulation EC No. 1565/2000 (EC, 2000) in FGE.06 (EFSA, 2002a). According to the Industry the "normal" use is defined as the average of reported usages and "maximum use" is defined as the 95th percentile of reported usages (EFSA, 2002i).
Note: mg/kg = 0.001/1000 = 0.000001 = 1/1000000 = ppm.
 average usage mg/kgmaximum usage mg/kg
Dairy products, excluding products of category 02.0 (01.0): 7.0000035.00000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 5.0000025.00000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 10.0000050.00000
Processed fruit (04.1): 7.0000035.00000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 10.0000050.00000
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 5.0000025.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 10.0000050.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): 2.0000010.00000
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): 2.0000010.00000
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): 5.0000025.00000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 10.0000050.00000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 5.0000025.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 10.0000050.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 20.00000100.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 5.0000025.00000
 
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):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 04 - 2-Ethylhexyl derivatives from chemical group 2 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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EPI System: View
NLM Hazardous Substances Data Bank:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):103-09-3
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :7635
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:1
2-ethylhexyl acetate
Chemidplus:0000103093
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:AH5600000 for cas# 103-09-3
 
References:
 2-ethylhexyl acetate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:103-09-3
Pubchem (cid):7635
Pubchem (sid):134971906
 
Other Information:
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CHEBI:View
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Export Tariff Code:2915.39.9000
Haz-Map:View
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
Formulations/Preparations:
grade: technical (about 95%).
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
No odor group found for these
dehydrolinalool
FL/FR
alliaceous
alliaceous
dipropyl disulfide
FL/FR
animal
iso
butyl quinoline
FR
indoletal
FR
anise
sweet
fennel seed oil
FL/FR
balsamic
dextro-
borneol
FL/FR
iso
bornyl formate
FL/FR
bornyl formate
FL/FR
T-
cadinol
FL/FR
dextro-
fenchone
FL/FR
fir needle oil siberia
FL/FR
citrus
(E+Z)-4,8-
dimethyl-3,7-nonadien-2-yl acetate
FL/FR
grapefruit oil terpeneless
FL/FR
marine nitrile
FR
coconut
delta-
heptalactone
FL/FR
earthy
bean pyrazine
FL/FR
dibenzyl ether
FL/FR
earth fragrance
FR
2-
ethyl fenchol
FL/FR
2-
ethyl fenchol + arbanol
FR
2-
ethyl-3-methoxypyrazine
FL/FR
(-)-alpha-
fenchol
FL/FR
geosmin
FL/FR
geosmin
FL/FR
heptanal cyclic acetal with glycerol
FL/FR
heptanal glyceryl acetal
FL/FR
huminol M
FR
(Z)-
linalool oxide (furanoid)
FL/FR
methyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
methyl undecylenate
FL/FR
muscogene
FR
1-
nonen-3-ol
FL/FR
nutty pyrazine
FL/FR
3-
octanol
FL/FR
2-
octanone
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
3-
octen-2-one
FL/FR
1-
octen-3-ol
FL/FR
1-
octen-3-one
FL/FR
patchouli cyclohexanol
FR
scotch
pine needle oil
FL/FR
ethereal
acetal
FL/FR
fatty
3-
decen-2-one
FL/FR
(E)-2-
decenal
FL/FR
methyl 10-undecenoate
FL/FR
methyl 2-hexenoate
FL/FR
floral
dihydro-alpha-ionone
FL/FR
earthy indane
FR
floral methanol
FR
geranium oil morocco
FL/FR
lilac pentanol
FL/FR
linalool oxide
FL/FR
2-
methyl-4-phenyl butanal
FL/FR
octyl acetate
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde 2,3-butylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
2-
phenyl propionaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
2-
phenyl propionaldehyde ethylene glycol acetal
FR
2-
phenyl propyl acetate
FL/FR
fruity
amyl formate
FL/FR
butyl propionate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-
nonanone
FL/FR
octyl butyrate
FL/FR
2-
pentyl furan
FL/FR
styralyl butyrate
FL/FR
tropical thiazole
FL/FR
tropical trithiane
FL/FR
fungal
hydroxymethyl hexyl ethyl ketone
FL/FR
green
iso
amyl formate
FL/FR
cortex pyridine
FL/FR
cumin acetaldehyde
FL/FR
iso
cyclocitral (IFF)
FL/FR
earthy acetal
FL/FR
galbanum oil
FL/FR
geranium absolute
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl tiglate
FL/FR
(Z)-
leaf acetal
FL/FR
methyl cyclocitrone (IFF)
FR
phenyl acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
1-
phenyl-2-pentanol
FL/FR
2-
propenyl-para-cymene
FR
iso
propyl quinoline
FR
4-iso
propyl quinoline
FL/FR
3,5,5-
trimethyl hexanol
FL/FR
violet leaf absolute
FL/FR
herbal
1-
allyl-2,2,7,7-tetramethyl cycloheptanol
FR
celery undecene
FR
dimethyl cyclormol (IFF)
FR
geranium concrete
FL/FR
herbal ketone
FR
6-
hydroxydihydrotheaspirane (mixture of isomers)
FL/FR
2-
methyl-3-buten-2-ol
FL/FR
alpha-
pinene
FL/FR
sage oleoresin
FL/FR
medicinal
quinoline
CS
mossy
oakmoss absolute
FL/FR
veramoss (IFF)
FR
mushroom
(R)-1-
octen-3-ol
FL/FR
musty
menthofuran
FL/FR
naphthyl
ortho-
methyl anisole
FL/FR
nutty
2-
acetyl-3-ethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
filbert pyrazine
FL/FR
2-
methyl thio-3,5 or 6-methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2-
methyl-3-ethoxypyrazine
FL/FR
2,3,5-
trimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
spicy
4-
carvomenthenol
FL/FR
caryophyllene alcohol
FL/FR
alpha-
caryophyllene alcohol
FL/FR
beta-
caryophyllene alcohol
FL/FR
ginger oleoresin
FL/FR
2-
octanol
FL/FR
terpenic
cypress leaf oil
FR
vegetable
methional
FL/FR
waxy
1-
dodecanol
FL/FR
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
octyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
2-
tridecanone
FL/FR
woody
beta-
caryophyllene alcohol acetate
FL/FR
cyperus root oil (cyperus scariosus)
FR
dihydro-beta-ionone
FL/FR
herbal norbornane
FR
iso
longifolene ketone
FR
orris hexanone
FR
patchouli oil
FL/FR
pinacol
FR
beta-
terpineol
FL/FR
verdoxan
FR
vetiver oil haiti
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
bean pyrazine
FL/FR
benzyl disulfide
FL
dextro-
borneol
FL/FR
bornyl formate
FL/FR
T-
cadinol
FL/FR
caryophyllene alcohol
FL/FR
alpha-
caryophyllene alcohol
FL/FR
beta-
caryophyllene alcohol
FL/FR
beta-
caryophyllene alcohol acetate
FL/FR
dehydrolinalool
FL/FR
dimethyl dihydrocyclopentapyrazine
FL
(E+Z)-4,8-
dimethyl-3,7-nonadien-2-yl acetate
FL/FR
earthy acetal
FL/FR
2-
ethyl-3-methoxypyrazine
FL/FR
2-
ethyl-4,5-dimethyl oxazole
FL
geosmin
FL/FR
green pea pyrazine
FL
heptanal cyclic acetal with glycerol
FL/FR
heptanal glyceryl acetal
FL/FR
hydroxymethyl hexyl ethyl ketone
FL/FR
(Z)-
linalool oxide (furanoid)
FL/FR
2-
methoxy-3-propyl pyrazine
FL
methyl 2-hexenoate
FL/FR
tris(
methyl thio) methane
FL
2-
methyl-3-buten-2-ol
FL/FR
2-
methyl-3-ethoxypyrazine
FL/FR
2-
methyl-4-phenyl butanal
FL/FR
1,5-
octadien-3-ol
FL
1,5-
octadien-3-one
FL
(Z)-4-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
penten-1-ol
FL
phenyl acetaldehyde 2,3-butylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
2-
phenyl propyl acetate
FL/FR
scotch
pine needle oil
FL/FR
4-iso
propyl quinoline
FL/FR
beta-
terpineol
FL/FR
alliaceous
alliaceous
dipropyl disulfide
FL/FR
tropical thiazole
FL/FR
anise
sweet
fennel seed oil
FL/FR
astringent
2,3-
dimethyl quinoxaline
FL
balsamic
fir needle oil siberia
FL/FR
berry
dihydro-alpha-ionone
FL/FR
bitter
2-
acetyl-5-methyl pyrrole
FL
camphoreous
(-)-alpha-
fenchol
FL/FR
6-
hydroxydihydrotheaspirane (mixture of isomers)
FL/FR
ortho-
methyl anisole
FL/FR
cheesy
2-
nonanone
FL/FR
citrus
grapefruit oil terpeneless
FL/FR
coffee
methyl furfuryl mercaptopropionate
FL
cooling
4-
carvomenthenol
FL/FR
dextro-
fenchone
FL/FR
creamy
3-
octen-2-one
FL/FR
octyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
dairy
2-
octanone
FL/FR
earthy
2-
ethyl fenchol
FL/FR
geosmin
FL/FR
1-
nonen-3-ol
FL/FR
1,8-
octane dithiol
FL
1-
octen-3-one
FL/FR
fatty
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octenoic acid
FL
2-
tridecanone
FL/FR
floral
geranium oil morocco
FL/FR
fruity
amyl formate
FL/FR
butyl propionate
FL/FR
dibenzyl ether
FL/FR
lilac pentanol
FL/FR
methyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-
phenyl propionaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
1-
phenyl-2-pentanol
FL/FR
styralyl butyrate
FL/FR
tropical trithiane
FL/FR
green
iso
amyl formate
FL/FR
cortex pyridine
FL/FR
cumin acetaldehyde
FL/FR
iso
cyclocitral (IFF)
FL/FR
3-
decen-2-one
FL/FR
galbanum oil
FL/FR
geranium absolute
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl tiglate
FL/FR
(Z)-
leaf acetal
FL/FR
linalool oxide
FL/FR
oakmoss absolute
FL/FR
2-
pentyl furan
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
propylene glycol acetone ketal
FL
3,5,5-
trimethyl hexanol
FL/FR
violet leaf absolute
FL/FR
herbal
geranium concrete
FL/FR
oregano oleoresin
FL
sage oleoresin
FL/FR
lactonic
delta-
heptalactone
FL/FR
milky
dextro,laevo-3-(
methyl thio) butanone
FL
mushroom
(R)-1-
octen-3-ol
FL/FR
1-
octen-3-ol
FL/FR
musty
menthofuran
FL/FR
3-
octanol
FL/FR
propionaldehyde
FL
2,3,5-
trimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
nutty
acetal
FL/FR
2-
acetyl-1-methyl pyrrole
FL
2-
acetyl-3-ethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
filbert pyrazine
FL/FR
2-
methyl thio-3,5 or 6-methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
nutty pyrazine
FL/FR
phenolic
propyl 2-furoate
FL
soapy
1-
dodecanol
FL/FR
solvent
2-
ethyl furan
FL
spicy
ginger oleoresin
FL/FR
2-
octanol
FL/FR
turmeric oleoresin
FL
sulfurous
diphenyl disulfide
FL
potato butanone
FL
tomato
methional
FL/FR
vegetable
tyramine
FL
waxy
(E)-2-
decenal
FL/FR
methyl 10-undecenoate
FL/FR
methyl undecylenate
FL/FR
octyl 2-furoate
FL
octyl acetate
FL/FR
octyl butyrate
FL/FR
winey
5-
ethyl-2-methyl pyridine
FL
woody
iso
bornyl formate
FL/FR
dihydro-beta-ionone
FL/FR
patchouli oil
FL/FR
alpha-
pinene
FL/FR
vetiver oil haiti
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRcypress oil replacer
FRearth
FRfennel
FRfern
FRfir needle oil replacer
FRfungus
FRgalbanum
FRoriental
FRpatchouli
FLpea green pea
FL/FRpine scotch pine
FRroot
FRrose geranium
 solvents
 truffle
FRvetiver
FRwoody
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 milk
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Synonyms:
 acetic acid 2-ethyl hexyl ester
 acetic acid 2-ethylhexyl ester
 acetic acid alpha-ethyl hexyl ester
 acetic acid alpha-ethylhexyl ester
 acetic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester
2-ethyl hexyl acetate
beta-ethyl hexyl acetate
2-ethyl hexyl ethanoate
2-ethyl-1-hexanol acetate
2-ethyl-1-hexyl acetate
2-ethylhexanyl acetate
2-ethylhexyl acetate
beta-ethylhexyl acetate
2-ethylhexyl ethanoate
2-octyl acetate
 

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