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epsilon-decalactone
decano-1,6-lactone

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Name:7-butyloxepan-2-one
CAS Number: 5579-78-2Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:226-963-9
FDA UNII:662W32KL4O
Nikkaji Web:J78.703E
Beilstein Number:0117541
MDL:MFCD00209538
XlogP3-AA:2.80 (est)
Molecular Weight:170.25186000
Formula:C10 H18 O2
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
JECFA evaluated epsilon-decalactone (CASrn as in Register). (R)- or (S)- enantiomer not specified by Register CASrn.
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring:241 epsilon-decalactone
FLAVIS Number:10.029 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:10.029 decano-1,6-lactone
FEMA Number:3613 epsilon-decalactone
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: EPSILON-DECALACTONE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 99.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.97600 @ 25.00 °C.
Refractive Index:1.45800 to 1.46300 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 117.00 °C. @ 3.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 262.00 to 263.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.008000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 223.00 °F. TCC ( 106.11 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.487 (est)
Shelf Life: 24.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
Storage:store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.
Soluble in:
 water, 393.8 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: coumarinic
sweet creamy tonka
Odor Description:sweet creamy tonka
sweet coconut creamy milky celery fatty buttery dry lactonic cheesy
Odor Description:at 1.00 %. sweet, coconut creamy, milky with a phthalate celery like note and a fatty melted butter and dry lactonic cheese like nuance
Mosciano, Gerard, (2009)
Flavor Type: waxy
waxy coconut dairy creamy buttery brown toffee
Taste Description: at 10.00 ppm. Waxy, sweetened coconut, dairy creamy with a melted butter, slightly brown butter and toffee like nuance
Mosciano, Gerard, (2009)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
 
Suppliers:
Axsyn
For experimental / research use only.
2-Oxepanone, 7-butyl-
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
7-Butyl-2-oxepanone
Lluch Essence
epsilon-DECALACTONE
Odor: CARAMELY, NUT LIKE
Penta International
epsilon-DECALACTONE
Sigma-Aldrich
epsilon-Decalactone, ≥99%
Certified Food Grade Products
Soda Aromatic
Epsilon Decalactone C-10
Synerzine
epsilon-Decalactone
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 36/38 - Irritating to skin and eyes.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
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 - Wear suitable protective clothing.
 
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:
gavage-mouse LD50 [sex: M,F] 5252 mg/kg
(Moran et al., 1980)

oral-mouse LD50 5252 mg/kg
Drug and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 3, Pg. 249, 1980.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.012 (μg/capita/day)
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: 12
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -10.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -5.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: -5.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: -5.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: -5.00000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: -5.00000
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: -5.00000
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):

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC) on a request from the Commission related to - Flavouring Group Evaluation 10: Aliphatic primary and secondary saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acetals, carboxylic acids and esters containing an additional oxygenated functional group and lactones from chemical groups 9, 13 and 30 - (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 10, Revision 1 (FGE10 Rev1)[1] - Aliphatic primary and secondary saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acetals, carboxylic acids and esters containing an additional oxygenated functional group and lactones from chemical groups 9, 13 and 30 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 10, Revision 2 (FGE.10Rev2): Aliphatic primary and secondary saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acetals, carboxylic acids and esters containing an additional oxygenated functional group and lactones from chemical groups 9, 13 and 30
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EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):5579-78-2
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :62583
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
7-butyloxepan-2-one
Chemidplus:0005579782
RTECS:RQ6670000 for cas# 5579-78-2
 
References:
 7-butyloxepan-2-one
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:5579-78-2
Pubchem (cid):62583
Pubchem (sid):135021013
 
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CHEMBL:View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB33203
FooDB:FDB011215
Export Tariff Code:2932.29.6000
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
aldehydic
acetyl nonyryl
FL/FR
buttery
acetoin
FL/FR
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
acetyl isobutyryl
FL/FR
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
caramellic
2-oxo
butyric acid
FL/FR
levulinic acid
FL/FR
strawberry furanone acetate
FL/FR
cheesy
butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
heptanone
FL/FR
2-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl valeric acid
FL/FR
iso
valeric acid
FL/FR
coconut
coconut decanone methyl
FR
delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
delta-2-
dodecenolactone
FL/FR
delta-
nonalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
octalactone
FL/FR
delta-
octalactone
FL/FR
delta-
undecalactone
FL/FR
creamy
butyl lactate
FL/FR
gamma-
butyrolactone
FL/FR
cocos nucifera fruit oil CO2 extract
FR
cream fragrance
FR
creamy lactone
FL/FR
3-
heptyl dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone
FL/FR
(Z)-gamma-
jasmolactone
FR
delta-
tridecalactone
FL/FR
para-
vanillic acid
FL/FR
para-
vanillyl alcohol
FL/FR
earthy
1-
nonen-3-ol
FL/FR
3-
octanol
FL/FR
fatty
butter esters
FL/FR
(Z)-
dairy lactone
FL/FR
ethyl undecylenate
FL/FR
4-
methyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
fermented
butyl laevo-lactate
FL/FR
fruity
acetoin acetate
FL/FR
gamma-
decalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
farnesyl acetone
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-5-octenoate
FL/FR
gamma-
undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))
FL/FR
green
iso
butyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
syringaldehyde
FL/FR
lactonic
jasminone
FL/FR
milky
laevo-
glutamine
CS
mushroom
3-
octen-2-ol
FL/FR
oily
petal pyranone
FL/FR
sweet
vanilla oleoresin bali
FL/FR
tonka
6-
amyl-alpha-pyrone
FL/FR
mint lactone
FL/FR
tropical
glyceryl 5-hydroxydecanoate
FL/FR
glyceryl 5-hydroxydodecanoate
FL/FR
vanilla
ortho-
dimethyl hydroquinone
FL/FR
ethyl vanillin
FL/FR
ethyl vanillin isobutyrate
FL/FR
ethyl vanillin propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
vanillin
FL/FR
vanillyl acetate
FL/FR
vanillyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
vanillylidene acetone
FL/FR
vegetable
methional
FL/FR
waxy
allyl nonanoate
FL/FR
butyl laurate
FL/FR
5(6)-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
ethyl laurate
FL/FR
ethyl palmitate
FL/FR
methyl laurate
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
octyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
delta-
tetradecalactone
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
allyl methyl trisulfide
FL
6-
decenoic acid
FL
ortho-
dimethyl hydroquinone
FL/FR
delta-2-
dodecenolactone
FL/FR
farnesyl acetone
FL/FR
acidic
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
levulinic acid
FL/FR
aldehydic
acetyl nonyryl
FL/FR
amber
iso
butyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
balsamic
vanillylidene acetone
FL/FR
berry
berries & cream flavor
FL
brown
2-oxo
butyric acid
FL/FR
buttery
apple butter flavor
FL
butter cream frosting flavor
FL
butter crème flavor
FL
creamy
butter flavor
FL
brown
butter flavor
FL
butter flavor
FL
butter honey flavor
FL
butter lemon flavor
FL
butyl laevo-lactate
FL/FR
diacetyl
FL
ghee flavor
FL
2-
methyl valeric acid
FL/FR
cabbage
methyl 2-thiofuroate
FL
caramellic
butter caramel flavor
FL
butterscotch cream flavor
FL
caramel cream flavor
FL
creme brulee flavor
FL
pyruvaldehyde
FL
strawberry furanone acetate
FL/FR
celery
jasminone
FL/FR
cheesy
cheddar
cheese flavor
FL
cheese flavor
FL
blue
cheese flavor
FL
2-
heptanone
FL/FR
iso
valeric acid
FL/FR
chocolate
chocolate butter cream flavor
FL
cocoa
syringaldehyde
FL/FR
coconut
delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
(R)-
massoia lactone
FL
6-
methyl coumarin
FL
delta-
octalactone
FL/FR
creamy
acetoin
FL/FR
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
acetyl ethyl carbinol
FL
acetyl isobutyryl
FL/FR
6-
amyl-alpha-pyrone
FL/FR
butter esters
FL/FR
butter fat enzyme modified with added butyric acid
FL
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
cream
FL
cream enhancers
FL
creamy lactone
FL/FR
custard flavor
FL
5(6)-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
glyceryl 5-hydroxydecanoate
FL/FR
glyceryl 5-hydroxydodecanoate
FL/FR
massoia lactone
FL
mint lactone
FL/FR
delta-
nonalactone
FL/FR
octyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
delta-
tridecalactone
FL/FR
delta-
undecalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))
FL/FR
para-
vanillic acid
FL/FR
para-
vanillyl alcohol
FL/FR
dairy
buttermilk flavor
FL
butyl lactate
FL/FR
cream flavor
FL
methyl (Z)-5-octenoate
FL/FR
earthy
1-
nonen-3-ol
FL/FR
fatty
(Z)-
dairy lactone
FL/FR
diacetyl trimer
FL
ethyl undecylenate
FL/FR
4-
methyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
2,4-
octadien-1-ol
FL
fermented
methyl thio isovalerate
FL
fruity
acetoin acetate
FL/FR
acetyl isovaleryl
FL
apricot cream flavor
FL
banana custard flavor
FL
banana nut cream flavor
FL
banana split flavor
FL
blueberry cheesecake flavor
FL
cherry cream flavor
FL
gamma-
decalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
3-
heptyl dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone
FL/FR
green
heptanal 2,3-butane diol acetal
FL
(Z)-4-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
lactonic
gamma-
octalactone
FL/FR
milky
gamma-
butyrolactone
FL/FR
mushroom
3-
octen-2-ol
FL/FR
musty
3-
octanol
FL/FR
nutty
almond butter flavor
FL
oily
2-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL/FR
petal pyranone
FL/FR
sour
butyric acid
FL/FR
spicy
benzylidene acetone
FL
cinnamon butter flavor
FL
sweet
dulce de leche flavor
FL
vanilla oleoresin bali
FL/FR
toasted
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
tomato
methional
FL/FR
vanilla
ethyl vanillin
FL/FR
ethyl vanillin isobutyrate
FL/FR
ethyl vanillin propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
vanilla
ice cream flavor
FL
vanillin
FL/FR
vanillyl acetate
FL/FR
vanillyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
waxy
allyl nonanoate
FL/FR
butyl laurate
FL/FR
ethyl laurate
FL/FR
ethyl palmitate
FL/FR
methyl laurate
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
octyl 2-furoate
FL
delta-
tetradecalactone
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRbutter
FLcheese
FRcoconut
FRcream
FLdairy
FRpeach
FRvanilla
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
6-butyl hexanolide
7-butyl oxepan-2-one
 butyl oxepanone
7-butyl-2-oxepanone
6-butylhexanolide
7-butyloxepan-2-one
epsilon-decalactone
 decano-1,6-lactone
6-decanolide
6-hydroxydecanoic acid epsilon-lactone
2-oxepanone, 7-butyl-
 
 
Notes:
Food flavour ingredient. Not reported in nature
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