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menthone lactone
6-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyloctanoic acid lactone

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Name:4-methyl-7-propan-2-yloxepan-2-one
CAS Number: 499-54-7Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:207-882-8
FDA UNII:30YQY8O31P
Nikkaji Web:J182.248I
Beilstein Number:81481
CoE Number:11833
XlogP3-AA:2.70 (est)
Molecular Weight:170.25186000
Formula:C10 H18 O2
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
JECFA evaluated 6-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyloctanoic acid lactone (CASrn as in Register). (R)- or (S)-enantiomer not specified by Register CASrn. At least 90%; secondary component 5-6% 6-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyl-2-octenoic acid lactone. (JECFA)
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:237 6-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyloctanoic acid lactone
FLAVIS Number:10.027 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:10.027 3,7-dimethyloctano-1,6-lactone
FEMA Number:3355 6-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyloctanoic acid lactone
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):499-54-7 ; 6-HYDROXY-3,7-DIMETHYLOCTANOIC ACID LACTONE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless solid (est)
Assay: 62.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.96600 to 0.97300 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.038 to 8.096
Refractive Index:1.45700 to 1.46100 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 247.00 to 248.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.024000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 205.00 °F. TCC ( 96.11 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.357 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water
 water, 525.8 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: caramellic
Odor Strength:high ,
recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
caramellic maple sugar brown sugar molasses
Odor Description:at 1.00 % in propylene glycol. maple syrup brown sugar
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
 
Suppliers:
Axsyn
For experimental / research use only.
2-Oxepanone,4-methyl-7-(1-methylethyl)-
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Menthone Lactone
Tengzhou Xiang Yuan Aroma Chemicals
7-isopropyl-4-methyloxepan-2-one
Chemical Sources Association
Need This Item for Flavor/Food?: You can contact the Chemical Sources Association
 
Safety Information:
 
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:
gavage-rat LD50 [sex: M,F] > 5000 mg/kg
(Lewis & Palanker, 1979a)

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for menthone lactone usage levels up to:
  1.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.012 (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: 6
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -500.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -300.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -200.00000
fruit ices: -200.00000
gelatins / puddings: -500.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -200.00000
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) on a request from the Commission related to - Flavouring Group Evaluation 10: Aliphatic primary and secondary saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acetals, carboxylic acids and esters containing an additional oxygenated functional group and lactones from chemical groups 9, 13 and 30 - (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 10, Revision 1 (FGE10 Rev1)[1] - Aliphatic primary and secondary saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acetals, carboxylic acids and esters containing an additional oxygenated functional group and lactones from chemical groups 9, 13 and 30 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 10, Revision 2 (FGE.10Rev2): Aliphatic primary and secondary saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acetals, carboxylic acids and esters containing an additional oxygenated functional group and lactones from chemical groups 9, 13 and 30
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EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):499-54-7
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :62349
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
4-methyl-7-propan-2-yloxepan-2-one
Chemidplus:0000499547
 
References:
 4-methyl-7-propan-2-yloxepan-2-one
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:499-54-7
Pubchem (cid):62349
Pubchem (sid):135019886
 
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CHEBI:View
KEGG (GenomeNet):C18066
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB40330
FooDB:FDB020055
Export Tariff Code:2932.29.6000
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
caramellic
2-iso
butyl-3-methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
caramel furanone solution
FL/FR
caramel pentadione
FL/FR
coffee dione
FL/FR
cyclotene
FL/FR
cyclotene hydrate
FL/FR
diethyl malate
FL/FR
ethyl cyclopentenolone
FL/FR
ethyl maltol
FL/FR
fenugreek absolute
FL/FR
fenugreek oleoresin
FL/FR
geranyl crotonate
FR
maple furanone
FL/FR
mesitene lactone
FR
5-
methyl furfural
FL/FR
iso
propenyl pyrazine
FL/FR
shoyu furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone acetate
FL/FR
toffee furanone
FL/FR
cereal
bran absolute
FR
floral
beta-
damascenone
FL/FR
herbal
3-
propylidene phthalide
FL/FR
moldy
strawberry furanone methyl ether
FL/FR
nutty
1,2-
cyclohexane dione
FL/FR
roasted
fenugreek resinoid
FL/FR
sweet
2-
hydroxy-3,4,5-trimethyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
1,2-
cyclohexane dione
FL/FR
cyclotene butyrate
FL
diethyl malate
FL/FR
2-
hydroxy-3,4,5-trimethyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one
FL/FR
brown
brown
fenugreek oleoresin
FL/FR
5-
methyl furfural
FL/FR
burnt
iso
propenyl pyrazine
FL/FR
caramellic
caramel furanone
FL
caramel furanone solution
FL/FR
caramel pentadione
FL/FR
cyclotene
FL/FR
cyclotene hydrate
FL/FR
ethyl maltol
FL/FR
fenugreek absolute
FL/FR
fenugreek resinoid
FL/FR
maple furanone
FL/FR
shoyu furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone acetate
FL/FR
toffee furanone
FL/FR
coffee
coffee dione
FL/FR
green
2-iso
butyl-3-methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
3-
propylidene phthalide
FL/FR
jammy
ethyl cyclopentenolone
FL/FR
malty
malt distillates
FL
meaty
2-
mercaptomethyl pyrazine
FL
moldy
strawberry furanone methyl ether
FL/FR
nutty
3,5(6)-
cocoa pyrazine
FL
sweet
caramel dione
FL
woody
beta-
damascenone
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FL/FRpennyroyal
FRpeppermint
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 peppermint
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Synonyms:
3,7-dimethyl octano-1,6-lactone
3,7-dimethyl-6-octanolide
3,7-dimethyloctano-1,6-lactone
6-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyl caprylic acid epsilon-lactone
6-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyl octanoic acid lactone
6-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyloctanoic acid lactone
 menthone lactone
3-methyl-6-isopropyl-6-hexanolide
4-methyl-7-(1-methyl ethyl)-2-oxepanone
4-methyl-7-(1-methylethyl)-2-oxepanone
4-methyl-7-(1-methylethyl)oxepan-2-one
4-methyl-7-(propan-2-yl)oxepan-2-one
4-methyl-7-isopropyl-2-oxepanone
4-methyl-7-propan-2-yloxepan-2-one
2-oxepanone, 4-methyl-7-(1-methylethyl)-
isopropyl methyl oxepanone
7-isopropyl-4-methyl oxepan-2-one
7-isopropyl-4-methyloxepan-2-one
 

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Notes:
Flavouring ingredient with maple syrup-brown sugar odour. Isol. from Mentha piperita (peppermint) rhizomes
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