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      13-29900 dl-3-METHYL-2-BUTANOL, Kosher
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      W370304 DL-3-Methyl-2-butanol
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      • Organoleptic Properties
        Odor Type :fruity
        Odor Description:
        Odor Description:
        at 1.00 %.  
        impacting, musty, alcoholic, fuesl like, with nuances of vegetables, cider, cocoa and cheese
        Mosciano, Gerard, (2009)
        Taste Description:
        at 10.00 ppm.  
        impacting, musty, alcoholic, fusel like, with nuances of vegetables, cider, cocoa and cheese
        Mosciano, Gerard, (2009)
  • Properties
      • Physical Properties
        Appearance :colorless clear liquid (est)
        Assay : 98.00 to 100.00 % 
        Food Chemicals Codex Listed :No
        Specific Gravity :0.81800 @  25.00 °C.
        Refractive Index :1.40900 @  20.00 °C.
        Boiling Point : 112.00 to  114.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
        Vapor Pressure :10.570000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
        Flash Point : 80.00 °F. TCC ( 26.67 °C. )
        logP (o/w) : 1.280
        Shelf Life : 12.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
        Storage :store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.
  • Safety
      • Safety Information
        Most important hazard(s) :Xn - Harmful.
          R 10 - Flammable.
        R 20 - Harmful by inhalation.
        R 37 - Irritating to respiratory system.
        S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
        S 16 - Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.
        S 23 - Do not breath vapour.
        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 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
        S 46 - If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
        Oral/Parenteral Toxicity : 
          Not determined
        Dermal Toxicity : 
          Not determined
        Inhalation Toxicity : 
          Not determined
  • Safety in Use
      • Safety in Use Information
        Category :flavoring agents
        Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU) :0.49 (μg/capita/day)
        Recommendation for 3-methyl-2-butanol fragrance usage levels up to :
         not for fragrance use.
  • Safety References
3-methylbutan-2-ol (Click)
CAS Number : 598-75-4
ECHA EC Number :209-950-2
Beilstein Number :1718800
MDL :MFCD00004527
FEMA Number :3703
CoE Number :11696
XlogP3 :1.30 (est)
Molecular Weight :88.14984000
Formula :C5 H12 O
NMR Predictor :Predict
EFSA/JECFA Comments :JECFA evaluated 3-methyl-2-butanol (CASrn as in Register). (R)- or (S)- enantiomer not specified by CASrn in Register.
Category :flavoring agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring :300  3-methyl-2-butanol
Flavis Number :02.111 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings :02.111  3-methylbutan-2-ol

FEMA Number :3703  3-methyl-2-butanol
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Synonyms :
sec-isoamyl alcohol
butan-2-ol, 3-methyl-
2-butanol, 3-methyl-
3-methyl butan-2-ol
methyl isopropyl carbinol
(±)-isopropyl methyl carbinol
isopropyl methyl carbinol
secondary isoamyl alcohol
Soluble in :
 water, 3.284e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 water, 5.60E+04 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
Insoluble in :
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