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2-methyl valeric acid
2-methylvaleric acid

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Name:2-methylpentanoic acid
CAS Number: 97-61-0Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:202-594-9
FDA UNII:26A19CG6J9
Nikkaji Web:J36.574B
Beilstein Number:1720655
MDL:MFCD00002671
CoE Number:31
XlogP3:1.80 (est)
Molecular Weight:116.16004000
Formula:C6 H12 O2
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Name:(2R)-2-methylpentanoic acid
CAS Number: 97-61-0 (R)Picture of molecule3D/inchi
FDA UNII:6382279539
Nikkaji Web:J84.247H
XlogP3:1.80 (est)
Molecular Weight:116.16004000
Formula:C6 H12 O2
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Name:(2S)-2-methylpentanoic acid
CAS Number: 97-61-0 (S)Picture of molecule3D/inchi
FDA UNII:52739CH9WO
Nikkaji Web:J84.246J
XlogP3:1.80 (est)
Molecular Weight:116.16004000
Formula:C6 H12 O2
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:261 2-methylvaleric acid
FLAVIS Number:08.031 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:08.031 2-methylvaleric acid
FEMA Number:2754 2-methylvaleric acid
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):97-61-0 ; 2-METHYLVALERIC ACID
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 to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: Yes
Specific Gravity:0.91900 to 0.92200 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.647 to 7.672
Refractive Index:1.41100 to 1.41600 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 196.00 to 197.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.180000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 196.00 °F. TCC ( 91.11 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.800
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 15000 mg/L @ 20 °C (exp)
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: cheesy
Odor Strength:medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
Substantivity: > 4 hour(s) at 100.00 %
sour cheesy
Odor Description:at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. sour cheese
Flavor Type: buttery
buttery creamy cheesy
Taste Description: buttery creamy slightly cheesy
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Bedoukian Research
2-METHYL PENTANOIC ACID ≥98.0%, FCC, Kosher
Odor Description:A sour, cheese-like aroma
Could be used very sparingly in appropriate applications.
Taste Description:Buttery, creamy, slightly cheesy
Can be used for a variety of dairy flavors, especially aged cheese. Can also be used in some fruit flavors, especially strawberry, apple, and tropical flavors.
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
 
Suppliers:
Apple Flavor & Fragrance
2-Methylpentanoic acid
Bedoukian Research
2-METHYL PENTANOIC ACID
≥98.0%, FCC, Kosher
Odor: A sour, cheese-like aroma
Use: Could be used very sparingly in appropriate applications.
Flavor: Buttery, creamy, slightly cheesy
Can be used for a variety of dairy flavors, especially aged cheese. Can also be used in some fruit flavors, especially strawberry, apple, and tropical flavors.
Best Value Chem
2-Methyl Pentanoic Acid
Odor: sour, cheese-like
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-METHYL PENTANOIC ACID FCC 98.0%
CJ Latta & Associates
2-METHYL PENTENOIC ACID
ECSA Chemicals
Methyl 2 Valeric Acid
Company Profile
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylpentanoic acid
Frutarom
2 METHYL VALERIC ACID
Grau Aromatics
METHYL-2-VALERIC ACID FCC
Inoue Perfumery
2-METHYLPENTANOIC ACID
Jiangyin Healthway
2-Methyl Valeric Acid
New functional food ingredients
Kunshan Sainty
2-Methyl Pentanoic Acid, Kosher
Lluch Essence
2-METHYL VALERIC ACID
Pearlchem Corporation
Natural 2-Methyl Valeric Acid
Penta International
2-METHYL VALERIC ACID
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
2-Methylpentanoic acid
Reincke & Fichtner
2-Methylvaleric Acid
Sigma-Aldrich
2-Methylpentanoic acid, ≥98%, FCC, FG
Odor: cheese; sour
Certified Food Grade Products
SRS Aromatics
METHYL 2 VALERIC ACID FCC
Synerzine
2-Methylpentanoic Acid
also named 2-Methylvaleric Acid
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylvaleric Acid >98.0%(GC)(T)
United International
2-Methylvaleric acid
Wujiang CIYUN Flavor & Fragrance
2-Methylvaleric Acid ≥98.0%
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
C - Corrosive.
R 21 - Harmful in contact with skin.
R 34 - Causes burns.
R 36/38 - Irritating to skin and eyes.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 20/21 - When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
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 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
S 45 - In case of accident or if you feel unwell seek medical advice immediately.
 
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
 
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Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Human Experience:
2 % solution: no irritation or sensitization.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 2040 mg/kg
AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 10, Pg. 61, 1954.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 2500 mg/kg
Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 20, Pg. 763, 1982.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for 2-methyl valeric acid usage levels up to:
  0.0500 % 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
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -0.80000
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
Toxicology Citations:Search
NLM Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):97-61-0
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :7341
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 3265
WGK Germany:2
2-methylpentanoic acid
Chemidplus:0000097610
RTECS:YV7700000 for cas# 97-61-0
(2R)-2-methylpentanoic acid
(2S)-2-methylpentanoic acid
 
References:
 2-methylpentanoic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:97-61-0
Pubchem (cid):7341
Pubchem (sid):134970638
Pherobase:View
 (2R)-2-methylpentanoic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:97-61-0
Pubchem (cid):6950109
Pubchem (sid):43558173
 (2S)-2-methylpentanoic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:97-61-0
Pubchem (cid):642231
Pubchem (sid):595267
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc:Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
CHEMBL:View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB31580
FooDB:FDB008203
Export Tariff Code:2915.90.1800
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
cyclohexyl acetic acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyric acid
FL/FR
buttery
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
cheesy
butyric acid
FL/FR
heptanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
heptanone
FL/FR
2-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL/FR
S-(
methyl thio) butyrate
FL/FR
2-
methyl-2-hexenoic acid
FR
valeric acid
FL/FR
iso
valeric acid
FL/FR
chemical
1-(2-
methyl allyl oxy) octane
FR
coumarinic
epsilon-
decalactone
FL/FR
creamy
butyl lactate
FL/FR
earthy
2-
octanone
FL/FR
fatty
hexanoic acid
FL/FR
octanoic acid
FL/FR
fruity
iso
amyl hexanoate
FL/FR
butyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl carboxylic acid
FL/FR
ethyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
4-
heptanone
FL/FR
2-
heptyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl 4-methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-
nonanone
FL/FR
prenyl hexanoate
FL/FR
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
(E,E)-
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
2-
undecanone
FL/FR
fungal
1-
decen-3-ol
FL/FR
green
3-
heptanone
FL/FR
3-
hepten-2-one
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenal
FL/FR
2-(2-
methyl allyl oxy) heptane
FR
herbal
3-
octanone
FL/FR
nutty
nutty quinoxaline
FL/FR
sulfurous
methyl mercaptan
FL/FR
S-
tropical 2-thiobutyrate
FL/FR
tropical
glyceryl 5-hydroxydecanoate
FL/FR
glyceryl 5-hydroxydodecanoate
FL/FR
waxy
5(6)-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
9-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
myristic acid
FL/FR
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
iso
butyl amine
FL
ethyl cyclohexyl carboxylate
FL
(E,E)-2,4-
heptadien-1-ol
FL
2,4-
heptadien-1-ol
FL
2-
heptyl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexenoic acid
FL
methionyl acetate
FL
5-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL
3-
methyl mercaptopropyl amine
FL
S-(
methyl thio) hexanoate
FL
4-
methyl valeric acid
FL
prenyl hexanoate
FL/FR
(E,E)-
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
S-
tropical 2-thiobutyrate
FL/FR
acidic
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenoic acid
FL
propionic acid
FL
valeric acid
FL/FR
bitter
glyceryl tributyrate
FL
buttery
butter cream frosting flavor
FL
diacetyl
FL
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
(E)-2-
pentenoic acid
FL
cabbage
methyl 2-thiofuroate
FL
caramellic
pyruvic acid
FL
cheesy
ammonium isovalerate 30% in pg
FL
(E)-2,4-
dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL
2-
heptanone
FL/FR
hexanoic acid
FL/FR
methyl ketones
FL
2-
nonanone
FL/FR
iso
valeric acid
FL/FR
chocolate
chocolate butter cream flavor
FL
creamy
acetoin butyrate
FL
acetyl ethyl carbinol
FL
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
cream
cheese flavor
FL
5(6)-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
glyceryl 5-hydroxydecanoate
FL/FR
glyceryl 5-hydroxydodecanoate
FL/FR
3-
hepten-2-one
FL/FR
2-
methyl-4-pentenoic acid
FL
dairy
butyl lactate
FL/FR
2-
octanone
FL/FR
4-
pentenoic acid
FL
earthy
1-
decen-3-ol
FL/FR
fatty
diacetyl trimer
FL
dimethyl sulfoxide
FL
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octenoic acid
FL
fermented
methyl thio isovalerate
FL
fruity
iso
amyl hexanoate
FL/FR
butyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl carboxylic acid
FL/FR
ethyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
furfuryl valerate
FL
4-
heptanone
FL/FR
methionyl butyrate
FL
methyl 4-methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyric acid
FL/FR
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
fusel
3-
methyl-2-butanol
FL
green
(E)-2-
hexenal
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexenoic acid
FL
ketonic
3-
heptanone
FL/FR
meaty
2-
methyl 3-(methyl thio) furan
FL
mushroom
3-
octanone
FL/FR
musty
S-(
methyl thio) butyrate
FL/FR
nutty
nutty quinoxaline
FL/FR
oily
2-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL/FR
onion
methyl propyl trisulfide
FL
soapy
octanoic acid
FL/FR
sour
acetic acid
FL
butyric acid
FL/FR
2,4-
dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL
3-
methyl valeric acid
FL
sulfurous
methyl 4-(methyl thio) butyrate
FL
methyl mercaptan
FL/FR
methyl thioacetate
FL
3-
methyl-2-butane thiol
FL
sweet
cyclohexyl acetic acid
FL/FR
toasted
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
tropical
S-
methyl 4-methyl pentane thioate
FL
waxy
epsilon-
decalactone
FL/FR
9-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
heptanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
myristic acid
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
undecanone
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FLcheese
FRcoffee
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 cheese
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 coffee
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 pepper black pepper fruit
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 pepper black pepper seed
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 wine
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Synonyms:
2-methyl pentanoic acid
 methyl propyl acetic acid
alpha-methyl valeric acid
 methyl-2-valeric acid FCC
2-methylpentanoic acid
2-methylpentanoicacid
2-methylvaleric acid
a-methylvaleric acid
2-pentane carboxylic acid
2-pentanecarboxylic acid
 pentanoic acid, 2-methyl-
 valeric acid, 2-methyl-
 
 
Notes:
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