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2-pentanol
pentan-2-ol

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Name:pentan-2-ol
CAS Number: 6032-29-7Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other:113244-42-1
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:227-907-6
FDA UNII:04G7050365
Nikkaji Web:J9.802G
Beilstein Number:1718819
MDL:MFCD00004579
CoE Number:11696
XlogP3:1.20 (est)
Molecular Weight:88.14984000
Formula:C5 H12 O
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
EFSA/JECFA Comments:
JECFA evaluated 2-pentanol (CASrn as in Register). (R)- or (S)- enantiomer not specified by CASrn in Register.
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:280 2-pentanol
FLAVIS Number:02.088 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:02.088 pentan-2-ol
FEMA Number:3316 2-pentanol
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: 2-PENTANOL
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.80200 to 0.80800 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 6.673 to 6.723
Refractive Index:1.40300 to 1.40900 @ 20.00 °C.
Melting Point: -73.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 118.00 to 119.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 62.00 °C. @ 60.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:8.047000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:3.0 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 93.00 °F. TCC ( 33.89 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.190
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 3.919e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 water, 4.46E+04 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
Similar Items:note
3-pentanol
isopentanol
N-pentanol
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: fermented
Odor Strength:medium
green fusel oily fermented
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. mild green fusel oil fermented
alcoholic fusel fermented musty sweet winey banana ripe banana apple
Odor Description:at 1.00 %. alcoholic, fusel, fermented, chocking and musty with sweet white wine top notes with over ripe banana and yellow apple nuances
Mosciano, Gerard, (2009)
Flavor Type: musty
musty fusel alcoholic winey solvent fruity banana ripe banana apple tropical melon rind
Taste Description: at 10.00 ppm. musty, fusel, alcoholic, white wine like with solventy fruity notes of ripe banana and apple, tropical nuances and melon rind
Mosciano, Gerard, (2009)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
 
Suppliers:
Eastman Chemical
2-Pentanol
Elan Inc.
2-pentanol
Kosher
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
2-Pentanol
Nagar Haveli Perfumes & Aromatics
2-Pentanol
Nagar Haveli Perfumes & Aromatics
2-Pentanol
Natural
Penta International
2-PENTANOL, Kosher
Reincke & Fichtner
2-Pentanol
Sigma-Aldrich
2-Pentanol, ≥98%, FG
Odor: oily; green
Certified Food Grade Products
Synerzine
2-Pentanol
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
2-pentanol >98.0%(GC)
Tengzhou Jitian Aroma Chemiclal
2-Pentanol
Treatt
Pentan-2-ol
Halal, Kosher
Flavor: fusel
Use: 0.02-2ppm. In fruit and spirit flavors.
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xn - Harmful.
R 10 - Flammable.
R 20 - Harmful by inhalation.
R 37 - Irritating to respiratory system.
R 66 - Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 16 - Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.
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 37/39 - Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
S 46 - If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
 
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-rabbit LD50 2820 mg/kg
(Munch, 1972)

intraperitoneal-rat LD50 2130 mg/kg
Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 27, Pg. 1, 1945.

parenteral-frog LDLo 3640 mg/kg
PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. Vol. 50, Pg. 296, 1935.

oral-rabbit LD50 2821 mg/kg
LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: CORNEAL DAMAGE: EYE CARDIAC: PULSE RATE
Industrial Medicine and Surgery. Vol. 41, Pg. 31, 1972.

intraperitoneal-rat LDLo 2130 mg/kg
Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 27, Pg. 1, 1945.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 5.40 (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: 5
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -2.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -2.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: -2.00000
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: -2.00000
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: -2.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: -2.00000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: -2.00000
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: -2.00000
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):

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 7 (FGE.07): Saturated and unsaturated aliphatic secondary alcohols, ketones and esters of secondary alcohols and saturated linear or branched-chain carboxylic acids from chemical group 5
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 7, Revision 1 (FGE.07Rev1): Saturated and unsaturated aliphatic secondary alcohols, ketones and esters of secondary alcohols and saturated linear or branched-chain carboxylic acids from chemical group 5 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000) - Scientific opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC) on a request from the Commission
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 7, Revision 2 (FGE.07Rev2) : Saturated and unsaturated aliphatic secondary alcohols, ketones and esters of secondary alcohols and saturated linear or branched-chain carboxylic acids from chemical group 5
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Safety and efficacy of saturated and unsaturated aliphatic secondary alcohols, ketones and esters with esters containing secondary alcohols belonging to chemical group 5 when used as flavourings for all animal species
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):6032-29-7
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :22386
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 1105
WGK Germany:1
pentan-2-ol
Chemidplus:0006032297
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:6032-29-7
 
References:
Leffingwell:Chirality or Article
 pentan-2-ol
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:6032-29-7
Pubchem (cid):22386
Pubchem (sid):134987622
Flavornet:6032-29-7
Pherobase:View
 
Other Information:
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CHEBI:View
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HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB31599
FooDB:FDB008231
Export Tariff Code:2905.19.1000
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Typical G.C.
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Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
alcoholic
propyl alcohol
FL/FR
chocolate
2-
methyl butyraldehyde
FL/FR
citrus
valencene
FL/FR
coconut
delta-
heptalactone
FL/FR
earthy
1-
octen-3-ol
FL/FR
ethereal
iso
amyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
fermented
amyl alcohol
FL/FR
butyl alcohol
FL/FR
floral
gardenia pentyl acetate
FR
(Z)-
methyl epi-jasmonate
FL/FR
methyl jasmonate
FL/FR
fruity
acetaldehyde diisoamyl acetal
FL/FR
acetoin acetate
FL/FR
allyl isovalerate
FL/FR
iso
amyl hexanoate
FL/FR
amyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl acetate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
geranyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl valerate
FL/FR
methyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl propionate
FL/FR
nerolidyl isobutyrate
FR
octyl butyrate
FL/FR
2-
pentanone
FL/FR
iso
propyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
green
bark carbaldehyde
FR
coriander heptenol
FL/FR
1-
hepten-3-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl pyruvate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl valerate
FL/FR
3-
hexenyl acetate
FL/FR
hexyl tiglate
FL/FR
(Z)-5-
octen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
privet dioxane
FR
violet decenol
FR
violet leaf absolute
FL/FR
herbal
white
cognac oil
FL/FR
(E)-6-
methyl-3-hepten-2-one
FL/FR
waxy
heptyl octanoate
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
acetaldehyde diisoamyl acetal
FL/FR
amyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
coriander heptenol
FL/FR
geranyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
3-
hexenyl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-6-
methyl-3-hepten-2-one
FL/FR
oenanthic ether
FL
tiglyl alcohol
FL
alcoholic
alcoholic
propyl alcohol
FL/FR
citrus
valencene
FL/FR
fatty
(E,E)-2,4-
heptadienal
FL
floral
(Z)-
methyl epi-jasmonate
FL/FR
methyl jasmonate
FL/FR
fruity
acetoin acetate
FL/FR
allyl isovalerate
FL/FR
iso
amyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
iso
amyl hexanoate
FL/FR
butyl alcohol
FL/FR
cyclohexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl valerate
FL/FR
methyl propionate
FL/FR
2-
pentanone
FL/FR
iso
propyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
fusel
amyl alcohol
FL/FR
white
cognac oil
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyraldehyde
FL/FR
methyl butyrate
FL/FR
3-
methyl-2-butanol
FL
green
iso
butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
1-
hepten-3-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl pyruvate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl valerate
FL/FR
hexyl tiglate
FL/FR
(Z)-5-
octen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
sorbyl acetate
FL
violet leaf absolute
FL/FR
lactonic
delta-
heptalactone
FL/FR
mushroom
1-
octen-3-ol
FL/FR
solvent
cyclohexyl acetate
FL/FR
waxy
heptyl octanoate
FL/FR
octyl butyrate
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FLabsinthe
FRagrumen aldehyde
 algae
 amaryllis
FLapple green apple
FLartichoke
FL/FRasafoetida
FLasparagus
FLavocado
FRbasil oil replacer
 boxwood
 boxwood blossom
 boxwoodberry
FL/FRcajeput
FLcarrot
FL/FRcarrot seed
FRcassie
FRcelery
FRchamomile
FL/FRcilantro
FRclary sage oil replacer
FRclematis
FLcognac
 cortex
FRcostus
FLcucumber
FL/FRcurrant bud absolute replacer
FRdaffodil
FL/FRdill weed
FRelemi
FRevergreen
FRfennel
FRfern
FLfig
 fir
FRfir balsam
 foliage
FRgalbanum
 geranium
FL/FRgeranium rose
 grass
FLgreen
FRgreen grass
FRgreen leaf
FLguava
FRhop
FRhyacinth
FRhydrangea
 ivy leaf
FRjonquil
 leaf
 lettuce
 liverwort
FRlotus
FL/FRmarjoram
FLmimosa
FRnarcissus
FRoregano
FRpansy
FL/FRparsley leaf
 pea green pea
FLpear prickly pear
FLpepper bell pepper
FL/FRpine scotch pine
 privet
 privet blossom
FRreseda
 rhubarb
FLroot beer
FL/FRrose leaf
 stem
 strawberry leaf
FLtomato
FRtomato leaf
FL/FRvalerian
FLvegetable
 vegetation tropical hothouse vegetation
 vine
FRviolet leaf
 weedy
FLwintergreen
FRwormwood oil replacer
FRyew
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 apple fruit
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 apple plant
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 banana fruit
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 brandy
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 butter
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 cocoa
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 corn silk
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 currant black currant fruit
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 ginger rhizome
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 grape
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 honey
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 mikan peel oil @ 0.01%
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 papaya fruit
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 rosemary sap
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 ulva rigida oil greece @ 1.00%
Data GC Search PMC Picture
 whiskey
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 wine
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Synonyms:
(±)-sec-amyl alcohol
isoamyl alcohol, secondary
2-hydroxypentane
alpha-methyl butanol
 methyl N-propyl carbinol
(±)-methyl N-propyl carbinol
 methyl propyl carbinol
a-methylbutanol
 pentan-2-ol
(±)-2-pentanol
(R,S)-2-pentanol
 pentanol, sec-
2-pentyl alcohol
sec-pentyl alcohol
 propyl methyl carbinol
 
 
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