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menthyl valerate
(5-methyl-2-propan-2-ylcyclohexyl) pentanoate

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CAS Number: 89-47-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:201-910-2
FDA UNII:E6QE751102
Nikkaji Web:J156.150B
CoE Number:472
XlogP3-AA:5.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:240.38656000
Formula:C15 H28 O2
BioActivity Summary:listing
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
Register name to be changed to: (1R,2S,5R)-5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl valerate (EFFA, 2010a).
Category:flavoring agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1852 menthyl valerate
FLAVIS Number:09.154 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:09.154 menthyl valerate
FEMA Number:4156 menthyl valerate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):89-47-4 ; MENTHYL VALERATE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.90300 to 0.90900 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.514 to 7.564
Refractive Index:1.44500 to 1.45100 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 126.00 °C. @ 10.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 261.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 1.00 max. KOH/g
Vapor Pressure:0.004000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point:> 200.00 °F. TCC ( > 93.33 °C. )
logP (o/w): 5.711 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 0.3057 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: mentholic
Odor Strength:low
sweet mentholic fruity valerian root
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. mild sweet mentholic fruity valerian
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Alfrebro
MENTHYL VALERATE NATURAL
Odor: Mild Sweet Mentholic Fruity Valerian
Bell Flavors & Fragrances
Menthyl Isovalerate
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Menthyl Valerate
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menthyl valerate
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Menthyl Valerate
 
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:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents
Recommendation for menthyl valerate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 1.00 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 3900 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:1800 (μg/person/day)
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: 22
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 10.0000050.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: 5.0000025.00000
cheese: 7.0000035.00000
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: 10.0000050.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: 5.0000025.00000
fish products: 2.0000010.00000
frozen dairy: 7.0000035.00000
fruit ices: 10.0000050.00000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 20.00000100.00000
imitation dairy: 7.0000035.00000
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: 5.0000025.00000
milk products: 7.0000035.00000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: 2.0000010.00000
processed fruits: 7.0000035.00000
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 5.0000025.00000
snack foods: --
soft candy: 20.00000100.00000
soups: 5.0000025.00000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: 5.0000025.00000
 
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 9, Revision 1: (FGE.09 Rev1)[1] - Secondary alicyclic saturated and unsaturated alcohols, ketones and esters containing secondary alicyclic alcohols from chemical groups 8 and 30, and an ester of a phenol carboxylic acid from chemical group 25 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 9, Revision 2 (FGE.09Rev2): Secondary alicyclic saturated and unsaturated alcohols, ketones and esters containing secondary alicyclic alcohols from chemical group 8 and 30, and an ester of a phenol derivative from chemical group 25
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 9, Revision 3 (FGE.09Rev3): Secondary alicyclic saturated and unsaturated alcohols, ketones and esters containing secondary alicyclic alcohols from chemical group 8 and 30, and an ester of a phenol derivative from chemical group 25
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 9, Revision 4 (FGE.09Rev4): Secondary alicyclic saturated and unsaturated alcohols, ketones and esters containing secondary alicyclic alcohols from chemical group 8 and 30, and an ester of a phenol derivative from chemical group 25
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 9, Revision 5 (FGE.09Rev5): Secondary alicyclic saturated and unsaturated alcohols, ketones and esters containing secondary alicyclic alcohols from chemical group 8 and 30, and an ester of a phenol derivative from chemical group 25
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 9, Revision 6 (FGE.09Rev6): Secondary alicyclic saturated and unsaturated alcohols, ketones and esters containing secondary alicyclic alcohols from chemical group 8 and 30, and an ester of a phenol derivative from chemical group 25
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):89-47-4
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :78941
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
(5-methyl-2-propan-2-ylcyclohexyl) pentanoate
Chemidplus:0000089474
 
References:
 (5-methyl-2-propan-2-ylcyclohexyl) pentanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:89-47-4
Pubchem (cid):78941
Pubchem (sid):135034801
 
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Export Tariff Code:2915.60.0000
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Potential Uses:
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Synonyms:
 butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, (1R,2S,5R)-5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl ester, rel-
 butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl ester, (1.alpha.,2.beta.,5.alpha.)-
 butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl ester, (1a,2b,5a)-
 butanoic acid, 3-methyl-, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl ester, (1alpha,2beta,5alpha)-
5-methyl-2-(propan-2-yl)cyclohexyl pentanoate
(5-methyl-2-propan-2-ylcyclohexyl) pentanoate
(1.alpha.,2.beta.,5.alpha.)-3-methylbutanoic acid 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl ester
 pentanoic acid 5-methyl-2-(1-methyl ethyl) cyclohexyl ester
 
 
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