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      Massoia Lactone Nat min. 96%, Kosher, Halal

      MASSOIA LACTONE is a cost effective natural lactone which brings a very particular creamy, coconut and spicy profile to all kinds of dairy, fruit and nut flavors.
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      Massoia Lactone
(R)-massoia lactone
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  • Organoleptics
      • Organoleptic Properties
        Odor Type :coconut
        Odor Strength :medium ,
        recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
        Odor Description:
        at 1.00 % in propylene glycol. 
        sweet coconut meat lactonic creamy milky waxy
        Odor Description:
        Sweet, coconut meat, Iactonic, creamy, milky and waxy
        Mosciano, Gerard P&F 19, No. 1, 27, (1994)
        Taste Description:
        at 20.00 ppm.  
        Creamy, coconut, milky, green and slightly fruity
        Mosciano, Gerard P&F 19, No. 1, 27, (1994)
  • Properties
      • Physical Properties
        Appearance :pale yellow clear liquid (est)
        Assay : 95.00 to 100.00 % 
        Food Chemicals Codex Listed :No
        Specific Gravity :0.98200 to 0.99200 @  25.00 °C.
        Pounds per Gallon - (est). : 8.171 to  8.254
        Refractive Index :1.46700 to 1.47700 @  20.00 °C.
        Boiling Point : 170.00 to  174.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
        Boiling Point : 112.00 °C. @ 1.40 mm Hg
        Vapor Pressure :0.003000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
        Flash Point :> 200.00 °F. TCC ( > 93.33 °C. )
        logP (o/w) : 2.540 (est)
  • Safety
      • Safety Information
        Most important hazard(s) : Xi - Irritant
        Oral/Parenteral Toxicity : 
          oral-mouse LD50  1890 mg/kg
        Arzneimittel-Forschung. Drug Research. Vol. 14, Pg. 40, 1964.

        Dermal Toxicity : 
          Not determined
        Inhalation Toxicity : 
          Not determined
  • Safety in Use
      • Safety in Use Information
        Category :flavoring agents
        IFRA :View Standard
        Recommendation for (R)-massoia lactone fragrance usage levels up to :
         PROHIBITED : Should not be used as a fragrance ingredient.
        Recommendation for (R)-massoia lactone flavor usage levels up to :
          5.0000 ppm in the finished product.
  • Safety References
(6R)-6-pentyl-5,6-dihydropyran-2-one (Click)
CAS Number : 51154-96-2 38733-05-0
Beilstein Number :4177048
FEMA Number :3744
XlogP3-AA :3.10 (est)
Molecular Weight :168.23592000
Formula :C10 H16 O2
NMR Predictor :Predict
Category :flavoring agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring :246  5-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid delta-lactone
FEMA Number :3744  5-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid delta-lactone
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Synonyms :
(R)-5-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid lactone
(R)-massoia lactone nat
(R)-massoia lactone natural
2H-pyran-2-one, 5,6-dihydro-6-pentyl-, (6R)-
2H-pyran-2-one, 5,6-dihydro-6-pentyl-, (R)-
Soluble in :
 water, 614.3 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in :
Stability :
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