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isoamyl amine

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CAS Number: 107-85-7Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:203-526-0
Nikkaji Web:J95.661I
Beilstein Number:1209230
CoE Number:512
XlogP3-AA:1.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:87.16561000
Formula:C5 H13 N
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:flavoring agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1587 isopentylamine
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:11.001 3-methylbutylamine
FEMA Number:3219 isopentylamine
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):107-85-7 ; ISOPENTYLAMINE
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.74700 to 0.75300 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 6.216 to 6.266
Refractive Index:1.40500 to 1.41100 @ 20.00 °C.
Melting Point: -60.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 95.00 to 97.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:51.112999 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:3 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 62.00 °F. TCC ( 16.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.410 (est)
Soluble in:
 propylene glycol
 water, 1.097e+005 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
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amyl amine
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: ammoniacal
Odor Description:at 0.10 % in propylene glycol. unpleasent ammonia
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
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Iso Amyl Amine
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For experimental / research use only.
Isopentylamine, ≥98%
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isoAmyl Amine
For experimental / research use only.
isoamylamine >98.0%(GC)(T)
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
C - Corrosive.
R 11 - Highly flammable.
R 22 - Harmful if swallowed.
R 34 - Causes burns.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 16 - Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.
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
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:
flavoring agents
Recommendation for isoamyl amine usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 24.00 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 0.07 (μg/capita/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: 4
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -0.10000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -0.10000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -0.10000
fruit ices: -0.10000
gelatins / puddings: -0.10000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -0.10000
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:
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 86, (FGE.86)[1] - Consideration of aliphatic and aromatic amines and amides evaluated by JECFA (65th meeting) - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives - Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food
View page or View pdf

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 86, Revision 1 (FGE.86Rev1): Consideration of aliphatic and aromatic amines and amides evaluated by JECFA (65th meeting)
View page or View pdf

Scientific Opinion on the safety and efficacy of aliphatic and aromatic amines (chemical group 33) when used as flavourings for all animal species
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 86, Revision 2 (FGE.86Rev2): Consideration of aliphatic and arylalkyl amines and amides evaluated by JECFA (65th meeting)
View page or View pdf

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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):107-85-7
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :7894
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:1
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:107-85-7
Pubchem (cid):7894
Pubchem (sid):134972735
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
KEGG (GenomeNet):C02640
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB31659
Export Tariff Code:2921.19.5000
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
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Potential Uses:
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Info:aliphatic and aromatic amines and amides
PubMed:Credneramides A and B: neuromodulatory phenethylamine and isopentylamine derivatives of a vinyl chloride-containing fatty acid from cf. Trichodesmium sp. nov.
PubMed:Synthesis of methylisoamylnitrosamine from isoamylamine by fungi (Fusarium moniliforme).
PubMed:Synthesis of nitrosomethylisoamylamine from isoamylamine and sodium nitrite by fungi.
PubMed:Nitrogen fertilisation increases biogenic amines and amino acid concentrations in Vitis vinifera var. Riesling musts and wines.
PubMed:[Studies on the synthesis of two new nitrosamines (NMAMBA and NMAMPA) from isoamylamine and sodium nitrite by fungi].
PubMed:The deamination of isoamylamine by monamine oxidase in mitochondrial preparations from rat liver and heart: a comparison with phenylethylamine.
PubMed:Impact of Gram-negative bacteria in interaction with a complex microbial consortium on biogenic amine content and sensory characteristics of an uncooked pressed cheese.
PubMed:Levels of histamine and other biogenic amines in high-quality red wines.
PubMed:Agonists for 13 trace amine-associated receptors provide insight into the molecular basis of odor selectivity.
PubMed:Validation of a method for the analysis of biogenic amines: histamine instability during wine sample storage.
PubMed:Study of the naphthalene-2,3-dicarboxaldehyde pre-column derivatization of biogenic mono- and diamines in mixture and fluorescence-HPLC determination.
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PubMed:Diversity and assessment of potential risk factors of Gram-negative isolates associated with French cheeses.
PubMed:Metabolic profiling of the protozoan parasite Entamoeba invadens revealed activation of unpredicted pathway during encystation.
PubMed:Identification of puberty-accelerating pheromones in male mouse urine.
PubMed:Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry assessment of amines in Port wine and grape juice after fast chloroformate extraction/derivatization.
PubMed:Nakijiquinones J--R, sesquiterpenoid quinones with an amine residue from okinawan marine sponges.
PubMed:Autophagy in tobacco BY-2 cells cultured under sucrose starvation conditions: isolation of the autolysosome and its characterization.
PubMed:Analysis of puberty-accelerating pheromones.
PubMed:Trace amine-associated receptors are olfactory receptors in vertebrates.
PubMed:High-precision position-specific isotope analysis of 13C/12C in leucine and methionine analogues.
PubMed:Seasonal changes in plasma concentrations of cecum-derived amines in clinically normal ponies and ponies predisposed to laminitis.
PubMed:Gas chromatographic analysis of bacterial amines as their free bases.
PubMed:Suppression of calcium-induced removal of the Z-line by a thiol-protease inhibitor, E-64-c.
PubMed:Production of amines in equine cecal contents in an in vitro model of carbohydrate overload.
PubMed:Semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase (SSAO) of the rat aorta. Interactions with some naturally occurring amines and their structural analogues.
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PubMed:Nitrosatable amines and nitrosamide formation in natural stimulants: Cola acuminata, C. nitida and Garcinia cola.
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PubMed:Identification and quantification of amines in the equine caecum.
PubMed:Effects of enzyme inducers and inhibitor on the pharmacokinetics of intravenous 2-(allylthio)pyrazine, a new chemoprotective agent, in rats.
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PubMed:Ion-trap versus time-of-flight mass spectrometry coupled to capillary electrophoresis to analyze biogenic amines in wine.
PubMed:Separation and conductimetric detection of C1-C7 aliphatic monocarboxylic acids and C1-C7 aliphatic monoamines on unfunctionized polymethacrylate resin columns.
PubMed:Effects of monoamines formed in the cecum of horses on equine digital blood vessels and platelets.
PubMed:Attractants fromStaphylococcus aureus cultures for Mexican fruit fly,Anastrepha ludens.
PubMed:Gas liquid chromatography of amines produced by the Enterobacteriaceae.
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PubMed:Retraction of cultured endothelial cell monolayer by human breast cancer cells, MCF-7.
PubMed:Determination of a cysteine protease inhibitor and its ethyl ester in mouse serum and muscle by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry.
PubMed:Protease inhibition causes some manifestations of aging and Alzheimer's disease in rodent and primate brain.
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Widespread in fungi and higher plants e.g. apple, banana, wine grape, swede, rhubarb, porcini (Boletus edulis). Protein degradn. product. Present in bread, apple, banana, white wine, cheeses, rye and ergot
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