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2-methyl-2-pentenal
2-methylpent-2-enal

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Name:2-methylpent-2-enal
CAS Number: 623-36-9Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:210-789-5
FDA UNII:947O3MC76M
Beilstein Number:0506124
MDL:MFCD00006978
CoE Number:2129
XlogP3-AA:1.40 (est)
Molecular Weight:98.14490000
Formula:C6 H10 O
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Also(can) Contains:(E)-2-methyl-2-pentenal
EFSA/JECFA Comments:
At least 92%; secondary components 1.5-2.5% propionaldehyde and 3.5-4.5% propionic acid. (EFSA)
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1209 2-methyl-2-pentenal
FLAVIS Number:05.090 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:05.090 2-methylpent-2-enal
FEMA Number:3194 2-methyl-2-pentenal
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: 2-METHYL-2-PENTENAL
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 92.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.84800 to 0.85900 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.056 to 7.148
Refractive Index:1.44500 to 1.45200 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 137.00 °C. @ 765.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 135.00 to 136.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:7.341000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:3.3 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 89.00 °F. TCC ( 31.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.700 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 dipropylene glycol
 water, 4710 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: fruity
Odor Strength:high ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
green grassy fruity gassy
Odor Description:at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. powerful green grass somewhat fruity gassy
pungent fruity juicy ripe aldehydic
Odor Description:Pungent, fruity with a juicy ripe aldehydic nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 18, No. 1, 43, (1993)
Flavor Type: fruity
sweet fruity jammy brown alliaceous sharp
Taste Description: at 20.00 ppm. Sweet, fruity, jammy brown, with an alliaceous sharpness
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 18, No. 1, 43, (1993)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Frutarom
2-METHYL-2-PENTENAL
Odor Description:Aldehydic, Green Grassy
Suggested Uses: Bakery, Coffee, Nut, Raspberry, Savoury, Soft Fruits, Strawberry
Taste Description:sweet fruity jam brown alliaceous
Alfrebro
2-METHYL-2-PENTENAL NATURAL
Odor Description:Fruity, Spicy, Powerfull, Grassy
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Alfrebro
2-METHYL-2-PENTENAL NATURAL
Odor: Fruity, Spicy, Powerfull, Grassy
Apiscent Labs
2 METHYL 2 PENTENAL
Odor: Powerful green grassy and diffusive odor, slightly fruity
Beijing Lys Chemicals
2-Methyl-2-pentenal
Best Value Chem
2-Methyl-2 Pentenal
Odor: Sweet fruity green
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methyl-2-pentenal
Citrus and Allied Essences
2-Methyl 2-Pentenal
Market Report
FCI SAS
2-METHYL-2-PENTENAL
Odor: Poweful green gassy and diffusive odor, somewhat fruity
Frutarom
2-METHYL-2-PENTENAL
Odor: Aldehydic, Green Grassy
Use: Suggested Uses: Bakery, Coffee, Nut, Raspberry, Savoury, Soft Fruits, Strawberry
Nagar Haveli Perfumes & Aromatics
2-Methyl-2-pentenal
Odor: Pungent, fruity with a juicy ripe aldehydic nuance, powerful green grass somewhat fruity gassy
Penta International
2-METHYL-2-PENTENAL, Kosher
Penta International
2-METHYL-2-PENTENAL, NATURAL, Kosher
Reincke & Fichtner
2-Methyl 2-pentenal
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methyl-2-pentenal
Sigma-Aldrich
2-Methyl-2-pentenal, ≥97%, FG
Odor: green; fruity
Certified Food Grade Products
Taytonn
2-Methyl-2-pentenal
Odor: Aldehydic/ Aldehyde, Grass, Green
Treatt
2-Methyl-2-pentenal
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 10 - Flammable.
R 36/38 - Irritating to skin and eyes.
R 41 - Risk of serious damage to eyes.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 36/39 - Wear suitable clothing and eye/face protection.
 
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.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 4290 mg/kg
AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 10, Pg. 61, 1954.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 4500 uL/kg
AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 10, Pg. 61, 1954.

Inhalation Toxicity:
inhalation-rat LC50 2000 ppm/4H
AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 10, Pg. 61, 1954.

 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for 2-methyl-2-pentenal usage levels up to:
  0.2000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 3.40 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 0.20 (μg/capita/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: 4
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -80.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -80.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: -80.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -80.00000
fruit ices: -80.00000
gelatins / puddings: -80.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -80.00000
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: -80.00000
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):

List of apha, beta-Unsaturated Aldehydes and Ketones representative of FGE.19 substances for Genotoxicity Testing [1] - Statement of the Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 201: 2-Alkylated aliphatic acyclic alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehydes and precursors with or without additional double bonds from chemical subgroup 1.1.2 of FGE.19[1]
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 95 (FGE.95): Consideration of aliphatic, linear or branched-chain saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acids and related esters evaluated by JECFA (69th meeting) structurally related to esters of branched- and straight-chain aliphatic saturated primary alcohols and of one secondary alcohol, and branched- and straight-chain unsaturated carboxylic acids evaluated by EFSA in FGE.05Rev1 (2008)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 201 Revision 1 (FGE.201Rev1): 2-Alkylated, aliphatic, acyclic alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehydes and precursors, with or without additional double-bonds, from chemical subgroup 1.1.2 of FGE.19.
View page or View pdf

EPI System: View
Env. Mutagen Info. Center:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):623-36-9
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :12177
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 1989
WGK Germany:1
2-methylpent-2-enal
Chemidplus:0000623369
RTECS:SB2100000 for cas# 623-36-9
 
References:
 2-methylpent-2-enal
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:623-36-9
Pubchem (cid):12177
Pubchem (sid):134976947
 
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 Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB33714
FooDB:FDB011832
Export Tariff Code:2912.19.5000
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
acidic
2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
alliaceous
dibutyl sulfide
FL/FR
berry
raspberry ketone
FL/FR
raspberry ketone acetate
FL/FR
buttery
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
caramellic
ethyl cyclopentenolone
FL/FR
maltol
FL/FR
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
maltyl propionate
FL/FR
citrus
lemongrass oil
FL/FR
litsea cubeba fruit oil
FL/FR
floral
acetal 318
FR
(Z)-4-
decen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
geranyl acetone
FL/FR
beta-
ionyl acetate
FL/FR
mimosa absolute
FL/FR
mimosa absolute france
FL/FR
mimosa absolute india
FL/FR
mimosa absolute morocco
FL/FR
bitter
orangeflower absolute morocco
FL/FR
fruity
allyl cyclohexyl acetate
FL/FR
allyl propionate
FL/FR
amyl valerate
FL/FR
apple crotonate
FR
artemisia pallens herb oil
FL/FR
davana oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
dihydroactinidolide
FL/FR
ethyl (Z)-4-octenoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isobutyrate
FL/FR
hexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
juicy fruit fragrance
FR
2-
methyl butyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl valerate
FL/FR
neryl propionate
FL/FR
pineapple hydroxyhexanoate
FL/FR
prenyl ethyl ether
FL/FR
propyl heptanoate
FL/FR
propyl hexanoate
FL/FR
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
green
actinidia chinensis fruit extract
FL/FR
actinidia chinensis fruit water
FR
actinidia chinensis seed extract
CS
alfalfa absolute
FR
alfalfa oil
FL/FR
alfalfa resinoid
FL/FR
bark carbaldehyde
FR
butyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
butyl heptanoate
FL/FR
sec-
butyl-3-methyl but-2-ene thioate
FL/FR
alpha-
decalactone
FL/FR
3,7-
dimethyl-6-octenoic acid
FL/FR
green specialty
FR
(Z)-3-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
3-
hepten-2-one
FL/FR
heptyl acetate
FL/FR
heptyl heptanoate
FL/FR
hexanal (aldehyde C-6)
FL/FR
hexanal dihexyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexenal
FL/FR
hexyl butyrate
FL/FR
hexyl hexanoate
FL/FR
lilac acetaldehyde
FL/FR
oakmoss resin
FR
3-
octyl formate
FL/FR
propylene acetal
FL/FR
3,5,5-
trimethyl hexanol
FL/FR
herbal
iso
amyl heptanoate
FL/FR
clary sage resin america
FR
oregano specialty
FR
minty
iso
pulegol
FL/FR
(-)-iso
pulegol
FL/FR
moldy
strawberry furanone methyl ether
FL/FR
sulfurous
ethyl methyl mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
tropical
passiflora edulis fruit extract
FL/FR
passiflora edulis fruit water
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
2-
acetyl-4-isopropenyl pyridine
FL
2-
acetyl-4-isopropyl pyridine
FL
actinidia chinensis fruit juice
FL
allyl 2-furoate
FL
amyl valerate
FL/FR
ascorbic acid
FL
butyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
sec-
butyl-3-methyl but-2-ene thioate
FL/FR
alpha-
decalactone
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
decen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
dihydroactinidolide
FL/FR
2-
ethyl pyridine
FL
3-(2-
furyl) acrolein
FL
(Z)-3-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
2-
heptenoic acid
FL
hexanal dihexyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexenoic acid
FL
3-(
methyl thio) hexanal
FL
(E,E)-3,5-
octadien-2-one
FL
prenyl ethyl ether
FL/FR
propylene acetal
FL/FR
alliaceous
alliaceous
allyl propionate
FL/FR
berry
raspberry ketone
FL/FR
raspberry ketone acetate
FL/FR
caramellic
maltol
FL/FR
maltyl propionate
FL/FR
citrus
lemongrass oil
FL/FR
litsea cubeba fruit oil
FL/FR
creamy
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
3-
hepten-2-one
FL/FR
floral
3,7-
dimethyl-6-octenoic acid
FL/FR
geranyl acetone
FL/FR
mimosa absolute morocco
FL/FR
bitter
orangeflower absolute morocco
FL/FR
fruity
allyl cyclohexyl acetate
FL/FR
artemisia pallens herb oil
FL/FR
butyl heptanoate
FL/FR
davana oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
ethyl (Z)-4-octenoate
FL/FR
furfuryl isovalerate
FL
furfuryl valerate
FL
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isobutyrate
FL/FR
hexyl hexanoate
FL/FR
lilac acetaldehyde
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl valerate
FL/FR
passion fruit distillates
FL
pineapple hydroxyhexanoate
FL/FR
propyl hexanoate
FL/FR
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
tamarindus indica extract
FL
green
actinidia chinensis fruit extract
FL/FR
alfalfa oil
FL/FR
alfalfa resinoid
FL/FR
dibutyl sulfide
FL/FR
heptyl acetate
FL/FR
heptyl heptanoate
FL/FR
hexanal (aldehyde C-6)
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexenal
FL/FR
hexyl butyrate
FL/FR
hexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
neryl propionate
FL/FR
3,5,5-
trimethyl hexanol
FL/FR
herbal
iso
amyl heptanoate
FL/FR
marrubium vulgare extract
FL
jammy
ethyl cyclopentenolone
FL/FR
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
minty
(-)-iso
pulegol
FL/FR
iso
pulegol
FL/FR
moldy
strawberry furanone methyl ether
FL/FR
sour
2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
sulfurous
ethyl methyl mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
tropical
guava distillates
FL
passiflora edulis fruit extract
FL/FR
passiflora edulis fruit water
FL/FR
waxy
mimosa absolute
FL/FR
mimosa absolute france
FL/FR
mimosa absolute india
FL/FR
3-
octyl formate
FL/FR
propyl heptanoate
FL/FR
woody
beta-
ionyl acetate
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRcherry
FRcoffee
FRfruit
FRgrape
 grass
FLonion
FRraspberry
FRstrawberry
FLwalnut
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 chive plant
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 coffee
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 cognac
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 cranberry fruit
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 grape
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 guava fruit
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 lovage flower oil @ 0.22%
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 mustard
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 onion
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 peanut roasted peanut
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 plum fruit
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 safflower bud
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 tea black tea
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 walnut english walnut
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Synonyms:
2,4-dimethyl crotonaldehyde
beta-ethyl-alpha-methyl acrolein
2 methyl 2 pentenal
2-methyl 2-pentenal
2-methyl pent-2-enal
2-methyl-2-penten-1-al
2-methyl-2-pentenal natural
2-methyl-3-ethyl acrolein
alpha-methyl-beta-ethyl acrolein
2-methyl-pentenal
2-methylpent-2-enal
 pent-2-enal, 2-methyl-
2-pentenal, 2-methyl-
 

Articles:

PubMed:Control of Panama disease of banana by rotating and intercropping with Chinese chive (Allium tuberosum Rottler): role of plant volatiles.
PubMed:Isomerisation and controlled condensation in an aqueous medium of allyl alcohol catalysed by new water-soluble rhodium complexes with 1,3,5-triaza-7-phosphaadamantane (PTA).
PubMed:Biotechnological process for obtaining new fermented products from cashew apple fruit by Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains.
PubMed:Degradation of sulfide linkages between isoprenes by lipid peroxidation catalyzed by manganese peroxidase.
 
Notes:
Constit. of onion (Allium cepa) and chive leaves (Allium schoenoprasum). Also found in fruits of cranberry, guava, grape, plum, in mustard, cognac, black tea, coffee, roasted peanuts, walnut and other foodstuffs. Flavouring ingredient
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