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2-methyl octanal
2-methyloctanal

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Name:2-methyloctanal
CAS Number: 7786-29-0Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other:72598-55-1
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:232-093-0
FDA UNII:L193398KLN
Nikkaji Web:J65.643G
MDL:MFCD00216765
CoE Number:113
XlogP3-AA:3.30 (est)
Molecular Weight:142.24166000
Formula:C9 H18 O
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring:270 2-methyloctanal
FLAVIS Number:05.024 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:05.024 2-methyloctanal
FEMA Number:2727 2-methyloctanal
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: 2-METHYLOCTANAL
FDA Regulation:
FDA PART 172 -- FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
Subpart F--Flavoring Agents and Related Substances
Sec. 172.515 Synthetic flavoring substances and adjuvants.
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear oily liquid (est)
Assay: 90.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.82200 to 0.83000 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - est.: 6.848 to 6.914
Refractive Index:1.42300 @ 14.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 82.00 to 83.00 °C. @ 20.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 10.00 max. KOH/g
Vapor Pressure:0.759000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 156.00 °F. TCC ( 68.89 °C. )
logP (o/w): 3.305 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 dipropylene glycol
 water, 152.1 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
Stability:
 bath foam
 hair spray
 non-discoloring in most media
 soap
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: floral
Odor Strength:medium
floral rose lily muguet
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. floral rose lily muguet
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
 
Suppliers:
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methyloctanal
Nagar Haveli Perfumes & Aromatics
2-Methyl Octanal
Odor: Floral rose lily
Parchem
2-methyl octanal
Penta International
METHYL HEXYL ACETALDEHYDE, Kosher
 
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.
Human Experience:
10 % solution: no irritation or sensitization.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 20, Pg. 753, 1982.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 20, Pg. 753, 1982.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for 2-methyl octanal usage levels up to:
  1.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
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: 3
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -2.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -1.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -1.00000
fruit ices: -1.00000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -2.00000
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 Substance Registry Services (TSCA):7786-29-0
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :24583
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
2-methyloctanal
Chemidplus:0007786290
 
References:
 2-methyloctanal
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:7786-29-0
Pubchem (cid):24583
Pubchem (sid):134991370
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
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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):HMDB31684
FooDB:FDB008345
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
aldehydic
citronellyl oxyacetaldehyde
FL/FR
6,7,8-
decen-1-ol
FR
lily pentanal
FR
muguet undecadienal
FR
nonanal (aldehyde C-9)
FL/FR
nonanal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
animal
para-
cresyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
balsamic
callitropsis araucarioides wood oil
FR
linalyl cinnamate
FL/FR
chocolate
iso
amyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
citrus
abronia fragrance
FR
benzyl anthranilate
FR
citronella fragrance
FR
citronitrile (Symrise)
FR
citrus ocimenol
FR
(Z)-4-
decenal
FL/FR
myrmac aldehyde
FR
tetrahydromyrcenol
FR
floral
alpha-
amyl cinnamaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
iso
amyl undecylenate
FL/FR
benzyl alcohol
FL/FR
butyl benzyl ether
FL/FR
alpha-
butyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
citronellal
FL/FR
laevo-
citronellol
FL/FR
citronellyl anthranilate
FL/FR
citronellyl ethoxalate
FR
citronellyl propionate
FL/FR
para-
cresyl propionaldehyde
CS
cumin carbinol
FR
cyclamen aldehyde / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
cyclamen homoaldehyde
FR
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
cyclohexyl propanol
FR
damascate
FR
gamma-
damascone
FR
(Z)-alpha-
damascone
FL/FR
2-
decalinol
FR
(Z)-4-
decen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
dihydrocarvyl acetate
FL/FR
ethyl linalyl acetal
FR
ethyl phenoxyacetate
FR
(E,E)-
farnesol
FL/FR
farnesyl acetate
FL/FR
floral butanal
FR
floral pyran
FR
floral pyranol
FR
floral specialty
FR
freesia acetate
FR
gardenia decalone
FR
geranium oil egypt
FL/FR
geranium oil egypt fractions
FR
geranium oil terpeneless
FL/FR
geranium petiole oil india
FL/FR
geranium rose oil
FL/FR
geranium rose-scented oil cuba
FR
geranyl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-
geranyl linalool
FL/FR
glycoacetal
FR
hawthorn ethanol
FR
(Z)-4-
hepten-2-yl salicylate
FR
hydroxycitronellal
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
hydroxycitronellal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal distillation residue distillates
FR
hydroxycitronellal nitrile
FR
hydroxycitronellal propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal residue
FR
hydroxycitronellol
FL/FR
jasimia
FR
leerall
FR
leerall / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
calla
lily fragrance
FR
lily of the valley specialty
FR
lily propanol
FR
lilyall
FR
lilyall / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
linalyl benzoate
FL/FR
linalyl propionate
FL/FR
linden blossom fragrance
FR
linden blossom specialty
FR
magnolia cyclohexanol
FR
magnolia decadienal
FR
methoxycitronellal
FR
1-
methyl-3-(2-methyl propyl) cyclohexanol
FR
3-
methyl-6-ethyl-5-octen-1-ol
FR
muguet butanal
FR
muguet butanol
FR
muguet carbaldehyde
FR
muguet carbinol
FL/FR
muguet carboxaldehyde
FR
muguet ethanol
FR
muguet nitrile
FR
muguet octadienol
FR
muguet propanol
FR
muguet shiseol
FL/FR
muguet specialty
FR
musk acetate
FR
neryl acetate
FL/FR
neryl isovalerate
FL/FR
nonanol
FL/FR
octahydro-4,7-methano-1H-indene-5-acetaldehyde
FR
octyl isovalerate
FL/FR
peony alcohol
FR
phenethyl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl alcohol
FL/FR
phenethyl anthranilate
FL/FR
phenethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
phenethyl lactate
FL/FR
phenethyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl salicylate
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde digeranyl acetal
FR
phenyl glycol diacetate
FR
primrose fragrance
FR
rhodinol substitues
FL/FR
rhodinyl acetate substitutes
FL/FR
rhodinyl benzoate
FR
rosa alba flower oil CO2 extract
FR
rose absolute (rosa centifolia)
FL/FR
rose absolute (rosa centifolia) morocco
FL/FR
rose absolute (rosa damascena) bulgaria
FL/FR
rose absolute (rosa damascena) turkey
FL/FR
rose absolute pentanol
FR
rose acetate
FR
rose blossom pentanol
FR
rose butanoate
FL/FR
rose concrete (rosa centifolia)
FR
rose concrete (rosa damascena)
FR
rose oil (rosa centifolia) egypt
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa damascena) bulgaria
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa damascena) iran
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa damascena) turkey
FL/FR
rose oil replacer
FR
laevo-
rose oxide
FL/FR
rose pyran
FR
rose specialty
FR
styralyl propionate
FL/FR
alpha-
terpinyl anthranilate
FL/FR
tetrahydrolinalool
FL/FR
2-
undecen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
undecen-1-ol
FL/FR
ylang ylang flower oil
FL/FR
ylang ylang flower oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
fruity
(E)-alpha-
damascone
FL/FR
ethyl para-methyl-beta-phenyl glycidate
FR
plum crotonate
FR
strawberry glycidate 2
FL/FR
green
iso
decanal
FL/FR
2-
heptyl tetrahydrofuran
FR
[(4E,4Z)-5-
methoxy-3-methyl-4-penten-1-yl] benzene
FR
phenyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde diethyl acetal
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
phenyl hexyl acetate
FR
herbal
chamomile valerate
FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl formate
FL/FR
laevo-
menthyl propionate
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa centifolia) morocco
FL/FR
honey
phenyl acetic acid
FL/FR
marine
ozone propanal
FR
powdery
para-
anisyl alcohol
FL/FR
spicy
maja fragrance
FR
pepper hexanone
FR
woody
hydroxycitronellal diisotridecyl acetal
FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
alpha-
amyl cinnamaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
iso
amyl undecylenate
FL/FR
butyl benzyl ether
FL/FR
(Z)-alpha-
damascone
FL/FR
iso
decanal
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
decen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl formate
FL/FR
(E,E)-
farnesol
FL/FR
(E)-
geranyl linalool
FL/FR
3-
heptyl acetate
FL
hydroxycitronellal propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
laevo-
menthyl propionate
FL/FR
nonanal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
octyl isovalerate
FL/FR
phenethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
phenethyl lactate
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde diethyl acetal
FL/FR
rhodinyl acetate substitutes
FL/FR
rose absolute (rosa damascena) bulgaria
FL/FR
rose absolute (rosa damascena) turkey
FL/FR
alpha-
terpinyl anthranilate
FL/FR
2-
undecen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
undecen-1-ol
FL/FR
alpha-
butyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
aldehydic
aldehydic
nonanal (aldehyde C-9)
FL/FR
berry
rhodinol substitues
FL/FR
citrus
citronellyl oxyacetaldehyde
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
decenal
FL/FR
styralyl propionate
FL/FR
floral
iso
amyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
citronellal
FL/FR
laevo-
citronellol
FL/FR
citronellyl propionate
FL/FR
dihydrocarvyl acetate
FL/FR
farnesyl acetate
FL/FR
geranium oil egypt
FL/FR
geranium oil terpeneless
FL/FR
geranium petiole oil india
FL/FR
geranium rose oil
FL/FR
linalyl benzoate
FL/FR
muguet carbinol
FL/FR
muguet shiseol
FL/FR
neryl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl alcohol
FL/FR
phenethyl anthranilate
FL/FR
phenyl acetic acid
FL/FR
rose absolute (rosa centifolia)
FL/FR
rose absolute (rosa centifolia) morocco
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa centifolia) egypt
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa damascena) bulgaria
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa damascena) iran
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa damascena) turkey
FL/FR
laevo-
rose oxide
FL/FR
tetrahydrolinalool
FL/FR
ylang ylang flower oil
FL/FR
ylang ylang flower oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
fruity
para-
anisyl alcohol
FL/FR
benzyl alcohol
FL/FR
citronellyl anthranilate
FL/FR
(E)-alpha-
damascone
FL/FR
linalyl cinnamate
FL/FR
neryl isovalerate
FL/FR
rose butanoate
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 2
FL/FR
green
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
geranyl acetate
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
herbal
linalyl propionate
FL/FR
rose oil (rosa centifolia) morocco
FL/FR
honey
phenethyl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
medicinal,
phenethyl salicylate
FL/FR
melon
hydroxycitronellal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
phenolic
para-
cresyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
powdery
hydroxycitronellol
FL/FR
waxy
hydroxycitronellal
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
nonanol
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRaldehydic
FRclover
 diffusion
FRgrapefruit
FRlily
 melon watermelon muskmelon cantaloupe
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 teucrium polium
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Synonyms:
 methyl hexyl acetaldehyde
2-methyl octanal
alpha-methyl octanal
2-methyl octanaldehyde
 methylhexylacetaldehyde
2-methyloctanal
a-methyloctanal
 octanal, 2-methyl-
 
 
Notes:
Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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