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2-methyl valeraldehyde
2-methylpentanal

Sponsors

Name:2-methylpentanal
CAS Number: 123-15-9Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:204-605-2
FDA UNII:64L45T2504
Nikkaji Web:J59.528D
Beilstein Number:1739423
MDL:MFCD00006986
CoE Number:706
XlogP3-AA:1.70 (est)
Molecular Weight:100.16084000
Formula:C6 H12 O
BioActivity Summary:listing
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:260 2-methylpentanal
FLAVIS Number:05.069 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:05.069 2-methylpentanal
FEMA Number:3413 2-methylpentanal
FDA Mainterm: 2-METHYLPENTANAL
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Equivalence Factor for Assay:50.80
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.80800 to 0.81200 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 6.731 to 6.765
Refractive Index:1.39800 to 1.40200 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 119.00 to 120.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:16.915001 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 62.00 °F. TCC ( 16.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.777 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 3930 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: ethereal
Odor Strength:medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
ethereal fruity green
Odor Description:at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. ethereal fruity green
ethereal green vegetable fruity
Odor Description:Etherial, green and vegetative with a fruity nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 22, No. 1, 57, (1997)
Flavor Type: vegetable
vegetable green fruity grape
Taste Description: at 5.00 ppm. Vegetative and green with a fruity, grape-like nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 22, No. 1, 57, (1997)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
BASF
2-Methylpentanal
Beijing Lys Chemicals
2-Methylpentanal
Best Value Chem
2-Methyl Pentanal
Odor: Sweet fruity green
Parchem
2-methyl valeraldehyde
Penta International
2-METHYLPENTANAL, Kosher
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylpentanal
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylpentanal 98%
Synerzine
2-Methyl Pentanal
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylvaleraldehyde >95.0%(GC)
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi N - Irritant, Dangerous for the environment.
R 11 - Highly flammable.
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
R 52/53 - Harmful to qauatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 16 - Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.
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 61 - Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheet.
 
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.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-mouse LD50 > 3200 mg/kg
Kodak Company Reports. Vol. 21MAY1971

oral-rat LD50 > 3200 mg/kg
Kodak Company Reports. Vol. 21MAY1971

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
inhalation-rat LC > 1500 ppm/6H
Kodak Company Reports. Vol. 21MAY1971

 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for 2-methyl valeraldehyde usage levels up to:
  0.1000 % 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: 7
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -2.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -2.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: -2.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -2.00000
fruit ices: -2.00000
gelatins / puddings: -2.00000
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
NLM Hazardous Substances Data Bank:Search
Env. Mutagen Info. Center:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):123-15-9
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :31245
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 2367
WGK Germany:1
2-methylpentanal
Chemidplus:0000123159
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:RZ6905000 for cas# 123-15-9
 
References:
 2-methylpentanal
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:123-15-9
Pubchem (cid):31245
Pubchem (sid):134974384
 
Other Information:
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CHEMBL:View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB31578
FooDB:FDB008201
Export Tariff Code:2912.19.5000
Haz-Map:View
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
No odor group found for these
satinaldehyde
FL/FR
alliaceous
alliaceous
dibutyl sulfide
FL/FR
dipropyl disulfide
FL/FR
animal
methyl (E)-2-octenoate
FL/FR
balsamic
iso
amyl benzoate
FL/FR
brown
sec-
heptyl acetate
FL/FR
caramellic
2-iso
butyl-3-methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
chemical
propyl propionate
FL/FR
chocolate
2,4,5-
trimethyl thiazole
FL/FR
citrus
2-
heptanol
FL/FR
5-
mercapto-5-methyl-3-hexanone
FL/FR
methyl heptenone
FL/FR
coumarinic
phthalide
FL/FR
creamy
3-
heptyl dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone
FL/FR
earthy
methyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
ethereal
acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
cyclohexyl formate
FL/FR
ethyl 4-pentenoate
FL/FR
ethyl formate
FL/FR
1-
hexen-3-ol
FL/FR
methyl ethyl ketone
FL/FR
propyl formate
FL/FR
fatty
3-
decen-2-one
FL/FR
ethyl undecylenate
FL/FR
floral
citronellol
FL/FR
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
citronellyl formate
FL/FR
cuminyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
beta-
damascenone
FL/FR
ethyl anthranilate
FL/FR
hexyl nonanoate
FL/FR
beta-
ionone
FL/FR
iso
jasmone
FL/FR
iso
jasmone
FL/FR
lilac pentanol
FL/FR
(Z)-
methyl epi-jasmonate
FL/FR
methyl jasmonate
FL/FR
nerol
FL/FR
neryl formate
FL/FR
petitgrain mandarin oil
FL/FR
phenethyl acetate
FL/FR
2-
phenyl propionaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-
rose oxide
FL/FR
styralyl propionate
FL/FR
fruity
acetaldehyde dihexyl acetal
FL/FR
acetaldehyde diisoamyl acetal
FL/FR
allyl butyrate
FL/FR
amyl formate
FL/FR
iso
amyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
amyl isovalerate
FL/FR
berry pentadienoate
FL/FR
bisabolene
FL/FR
butyl 2-decenoate
FL/FR
iso
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
butyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
cherry pentenoate
FL/FR
citronellyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl anthranilate
FL/FR
dimethyl succinate
FL/FR
ethyl 2-octenoate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-hydroxyhexanoate
FL/FR
ethyl levulinate
FL/FR
(E)-
ethyl tiglate
FL/FR
geranyl butyrate
FL/FR
geranyl isovalerate
FL/FR
grape butyrate
FL/FR
2-
heptyl butyrate
FL/FR
hexanal propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
2-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl anthranilate
FL/FR
hexyl acetate
FL/FR
hexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
methyl anthranilate
FL/FR
methyl heptanoate
FL/FR
3-
methyl-2-butenal
FL/FR
neryl propionate
FL/FR
2-
nonanone
FL/FR
octyl butyrate
FL/FR
prenol
FL/FR
tropical thiazole
FL/FR
green
acetaldehyde butyl phenethyl acetal
FL/FR
actinidia chinensis fruit extract
FL/FR
iso
butyl methyl ketone
FL/FR
2-iso
butyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2-iso
butyl thiazole
FL/FR
cognac heptanone
FL/FR
cortex pyridine
FL/FR
cucumber essence
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-hexenoate
FL/FR
galbanum decatriene
FL/FR
geranium thiazole
FL/FR
(Z)-2-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl (E)-crotonate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl (Z)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl benzoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl hexanoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl tiglate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl valerate
FL/FR
4-
hexenol
FL/FR
3-
hexenyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexenyl methyl ether
FR
hexyl hexanoate
FL/FR
(Z)-
leaf acetal
FL/FR
methyl (E)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
methyl heptine carbonate
FL/FR
methyl octine carbonate
FL/FR
nerol oxide
FL/FR
neryl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z,Z)-3,6-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
2-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
3-
octyl formate
FL/FR
1-
penten-3-ol
FL/FR
phenoxyethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
1-
phenyl-2-pentanol
FL/FR
iso
propyl decanoate
FL/FR
terpinyl propionate
FL/FR
thiogeraniol
FL/FR
tiglaldehyde
FL/FR
herbal
3-
butylidene phthalide
FL/FR
hexanol
FL/FR
minty
iso
propyl tiglate
FL/FR
musty
cocoa butenal
FL/FR
sulfurous
ethyl 3-mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
3-(
methyl thio) hexanol
FL/FR
terpenic
cassis bud oil
FL/FR
tropical
psidium guajava fruit extract
FL/FR
vegetable
endo-1,2,3,3-
tetramethyl bicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-ol
FR
waxy
methyl octanoate
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
propyl decanoate
FL/FR
woody
alpha-
farnesene
FL/FR
alpha-
farnesene isomer
FL/FR
yeasty
2-
octen-4-one
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
acetaldehyde 1,3-octane diol acetal
FL
acetaldehyde diisoamyl acetal
FL/FR
2-iso
butyl pyrazine
FL/FR
ethyl 3-mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
ethyl 4-pentenoate
FL/FR
2-
heptyl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl (E)-crotonate
FL/FR
(E)-4-
hexenal
FL
hexyl nonanoate
FL/FR
5-
mercapto-5-methyl-3-hexanone
FL/FR
2-
methyl thiazole
FL
4-(
methyl thio) butanol
FL
2-
methyl-6-propoxypyrazine
FL
propyl decanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl decanoate
FL/FR
2-iso
propyl pyridine
FL
2-iso
propyl-3-(methyl thio) pyrazine
FL
alliaceous
alliaceous
allyl thiopropionate
FL
dipropyl disulfide
FL/FR
3-
tetrahydrothiophenone
FL
tropical thiazole
FL/FR
celery
3-
butylidene phthalide
FL/FR
cheesy
2-
nonanone
FL/FR
chemical
methyl ethyl ketone
FL/FR
citrus
bisabolene
FL/FR
cognac heptanone
FL/FR
nerol
FL/FR
petitgrain mandarin oil
FL/FR
styralyl propionate
FL/FR
coconut
(R)-
massoia lactone
FL
coumarinic
phthalide
FL/FR
creamy
massoia lactone
FL
ethereal
acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
ethyl formate
FL/FR
fatty
ethyl undecylenate
FL/FR
sec-
heptyl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl benzoate
FL/FR
2-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
floral
citronellol
FL/FR
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl anthranilate
FL/FR
(Z)-
methyl epi-jasmonate
FL/FR
methyl jasmonate
FL/FR
satinaldehyde
FL/FR
fruity
iso
amyl benzoate
FL/FR
amyl formate
FL/FR
iso
amyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
berry pentadienoate
FL/FR
butyl 2-decenoate
FL/FR
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
iso
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
butyl hexanoate
FL/FR
cassis bud oil
FL/FR
cherry pentenoate
FL/FR
citronellyl formate
FL/FR
citronellyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl anthranilate
FL/FR
dimethyl succinate
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-hexenoate
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-octenoate
FL
ethyl 2-octenoate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-hydroxyhexanoate
FL/FR
ethyl anthranilate
FL/FR
ethyl levulinate
FL/FR
(E)-
ethyl tiglate
FL/FR
furfuryl butyrate
FL
2-
furyl pentyl ketone
FL
geranyl butyrate
FL/FR
2-
heptanol
FL/FR
3-
heptyl dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone
FL/FR
2,4-
hexadien-1-ol
FL
hexanal propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
2-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
hexyl acetate
FL/FR
hexyl hexanoate
FL/FR
kiwi distillates
FL
lilac pentanol
FL/FR
methyl (E)-2-octenoate
FL/FR
methyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
methyl anthranilate
FL/FR
methyl heptanoate
FL/FR
3-
methyl-2-butenal
FL/FR
neryl formate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
nonen-1-yl acetate
FL
(Z)-5-
octen-1-yl acetate
FL
2-
phenyl propionaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
1-
phenyl-2-pentanol
FL/FR
prenol
FL/FR
propyl formate
FL/FR
tiglaldehyde
FL/FR
green
acetaldehyde butyl phenethyl acetal
FL/FR
acetaldehyde dihexyl acetal
FL/FR
actinidia chinensis fruit extract
FL/FR
allyl butyrate
FL/FR
iso
amyl isovalerate
FL/FR
iso
butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
iso
butyl methyl ketone
FL/FR
2-iso
butyl thiazole
FL/FR
2-iso
butyl-3-methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
cocoa butenal
FL/FR
cortex pyridine
FL/FR
cucumber essence
FL/FR
cuminyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
cyclohexyl formate
FL/FR
3-
decen-2-one
FL/FR
dibutyl sulfide
FL/FR
dihydroxyacetophenone (mixed isomers)
FL
2-
ethyl butyraldehyde
FL
alpha-
farnesene
FL/FR
alpha-
farnesene isomer
FL/FR
galbanum decatriene
FL/FR
geranium thiazole
FL/FR
geranyl isovalerate
FL/FR
grape butyrate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
heptenal
FL
hexanol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-2-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl (Z)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl hexanoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl tiglate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl valerate
FL/FR
1-
hexen-3-ol
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexenoic acid
FL
3-
hexenyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
hexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-
hexyl pyridine
FL
horseradish oil
FL
iso
jasmone
FL/FR
iso
jasmone
FL/FR
(Z)-
leaf acetal
FL/FR
methyl (E)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
methyl 2-undecynoate
FL
methyl heptenone
FL/FR
methyl heptine carbonate
FL/FR
methyl octanoate
FL/FR
methyl octine carbonate
FL/FR
4-
methyl thiazole
FL
3-(5-
methyl-2-furyl) butanal
FL
4-
methyl-2-pentenal
FL
nerol oxide
FL/FR
neryl butyrate
FL/FR
neryl propionate
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
octadienal
FL
2,4-
octadienal
FL
4-
penten-1-yl acetate
FL
1-
penten-3-ol
FL/FR
phenoxyethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
2-
propyl pyrazine
FL
iso
propyl tiglate
FL/FR
propylene glycol acetone ketal
FL
(Z)-
rose oxide
FL/FR
terpinyl propionate
FL/FR
honey
phenethyl acetate
FL/FR
metallic
4-
hexenol
FL/FR
3-(
methyl thio) hexanol
FL/FR
minty
thiogeraniol
FL/FR
nutty
2,4,5-
trimethyl thiazole
FL/FR
pungent
acetaldehyde
FL
sulfurous
methyl benzyl disulfide
FL
tropical
guava distillates
FL
propyl propionate
FL/FR
psidium guajava fruit
FL
psidium guajava fruit extract
FL/FR
vegetable
2-
octen-4-one
FL/FR
waxy
(Z,Z)-3,6-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
octyl butyrate
FL/FR
3-
octyl formate
FL/FR
woody
beta-
damascenone
FL/FR
beta-
ionone
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FLcoffee
 fruit
FLgrape
FLgreen
 tea
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 beef cooked beef
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 beer
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 bread wheat bread
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 coffee
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 leek
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 onion
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 pork
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 rice
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 tea black tea
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Synonyms:
2-formyl pentane
2-formylpentane
2-methyl pentaldehyde
2-methyl pentanal
alpha-methyl pentanal
2-methyl valeric aldehyde
2-methylpentaldehyde
2-methylpentanal
a-methylpentanal
2-methylvaleraldehyde
a-methylvaleraldehyde
2-methylvaleric aldehyde
 pentanal, 2-methyl-
 valeraldehyde, 2-methyl-
 
 
Notes:
Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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