• Alfrebro
    • Alfrebro LLC
      Let's get reacquainted
      Building great taste with aroma chemicals, extracts, and distillates
      The Alfrebro brand was established in the early 1900s by Alex Fries & Brothers, a Cincinnati Flavor Company. In 1980, the brand was re-launched as an aroma chemical manufacturer. Since its inception, Alfrebro’s primary focus has been to provide quality natural and high value synthetic chemicals.
      Email: Sarah Forbis
      Email: Sales
      Voice: 513-539-3021
      Fax: 513-539-7372
      US Voice: 513-539-7373
  • CTC Organics
    • CTC Organics
      For More Than 40 Year
      Your source for rare aroma chemicals for the flavor and fragrance industy.
      “The world is run by middle men.” The number of times I have heard Dr. Liu utter those words are innumerable. He loved reciting and recording famous quotes and had many of his own. Among his many talents, Dr. Liu had a unique genius in the area of chemistry. He had an uncanny understanding of the pulse of the chemical industry and was a superb salesman.
      US Email: Customer Service
      US Voice: (404) 524-6744
      US Fax: (404) 577-1651
      WI644 2-pentadecanone
  • Firmenich
    • Firmenich Inc.
      We Create
      We create perfumes and flavors for the World's most desirable brands.
      Firmenich is the largest privately-owned company in the perfume and flavor business. Swiss and family owned, we have created many of the world’s favorite perfumes for over 100 years and produced a number of the most well known flavors we enjoy each day.
      US Email: Fred Keifer
      US Voice: +1 609 452 1000
      US Fax: +1 609 452 6077
      959910 2-Pentadecanone min. 99%, Kosher, Halal

      2-PENTADECANONE brings along with its fatty and spicy profile, a nice floral nuance which works perfectly in butter, cheese, meat and various fruit flavors.
  • Natural Advantage
    • Natural Advantage
      Manufacturer of natural flavor ingredients
      With over 25 years experience in the flavor and food ingredient industries.
      Natural Advantage was formed over seventeen years ago to supply the growing demand for natural food and flavor ingredients. We employ a wide range of multi-disciplined scientists who are dedicated to high quality service, customer satisfaction and creating an outstanding value for our clients.
      Email: Info
      Email: Customer service
      Voice: 318-215-1456
      Fax: 318-335-1579
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  • Penta International
    • Penta International Corporation
      Chemistry innovation
      At Penta, our products and services help businesses do business better.
      For over 30 years, Penta Manufacturing Company has played a growing role in worldwide chemistry innovations and applications. As an industry leader, Penta continues to pioneer chemistry-based solutions for practically every area of commerce. Our products and expertise have helped fuel technical advances in dozens of commercial applications including flavoring, coloring, fragrances and chemical processes.
      US Email: Technical Services
      US Email: Sales
      US Voice: (973) 740-2300
      US Fax: (973) 740-1839
      16-07000 2-PENTADECANONE, Kosher
  • SAFC Global
    • SAFC
      Complete Supply Chain
      The perfect blend of products and services that bring your creativity to life.
      Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company dedicated to providing high-quality, safe and certified flavor ingredients with transparent and easily accessible documentation to customers around the globe. Sigma-Aldrich also provides a suite of analytical tools that allow food analysts to simplify sample preparation, cleanup and analysis steps, while increasing sensitivity to trace ingredients and harmful substances to meet regulations and quality standards.
      Email: Information
      US Email: Sales
      US Voice: 800-244-1173
      US Fax: 800-368-4661
      W372404 2-Pentadecanone ≥98%, Kosher
  • Treatt
    • Treatt PLC
      Full Range of Naturals
      World-leading, independent ingredients supplier to the flavour and fragrance industries.
      We are proud of our heritage in trading essential oils. Our founder Richard Court Treatt's charismatic and personable approach still embodies the spirit of Treatt today.
      Email: Enquiries
      US Email: Enquiries
      Voice: +44 (0) 1284 702500
      Fax: +44 (0) 1284 703809
      US Voice: +1 863 668 9500
      US Fax: +1 863 668 3388
  • Ernesto Ventós
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pentadecan-2-one (Click)
CAS Number: 2345-28-0
ECHA EC Number: 219-064-8
Beilstein Number: 1764872
MDL: MFCD00053712
FEMA Number: 3724
CoE Number: 11808
XlogP3: 6.30 (est)
Molecular Weight: 226.40330000
Formula: C15 H30 O
NMR Predictor: Predict
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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Read: Under the conditions of intended use - New developments in the FEMA GRAS program and the safety assessment of flavor ingredients
Read: A GRAS assessment program for flavor ingredients
Read: Sensory testing for flavorings with modifying properties. Food Technology
Read: Criteria for the safety evaluation of flavoring substances
Read: A procedure for the safety evaluation of natural flavor complexes used as ingredients in food: essential oils
Read: FEMA Expert Panel: 30 Years of safety evaluation for the flavor industry
Read: Consumption ratio and food predominance of flavoring materials
JECFA Food Flavoring: 299  2-pentadecanone
Flavis Number: 07.137 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings: 07.137  pentadecan-2-one

FEMA Number: 3724  2-pentadecanone
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless white solid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 38.00 to  41.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 293.00 to  294.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure: 0.003000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: > 230.00 °F. TCC ( > 110.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 6.072 (est)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: floral
Odor Strength: medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
Odor Description:
at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. 
fresh jasmin celery
Taste Description:
fatty spicy floral
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Cosmetic Information:
None found
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Apple Flavor & Fragrance
CTC Organics
Ernesto Ventós
min. 99%, Kosher, Halal
Flavor: Nice fatty and slightly spicy and floral notes
2-PENTADECANONE brings along with its fatty and spicy profile, a nice floral nuance which works perfectly in butter, cheese, meat and various fruit flavors.
Inoue Perfumery
Natural Advantage
Penta International
Reincke & Fichtner
SAFC Global
≥98%, Kosher
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Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
None - None found.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for 2-pentadecanone usage levels up to:
  0.3000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 18.00 (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: 13
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
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fats / oils: -75.00000
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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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EPI System: View
Chemicalize.org: Calculate predicted properties
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 2345-28-0
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WGK Germany: 3
Chemidplus: 0002345280
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NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 2345-28-0
Pubchem (cid): 61303
Pubchem (sid): 135017579
Pherobase Floral: View
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Other Information:
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
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(IUPAC): Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS): View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database): HMDB31081
VCF-Online: VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider: View
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Potential Blenders and core components note
 amber dodecaneFR
alpha-amyl cinnamaldehydeFL/FR
alpha-amyl cinnamaldehyde diethyl acetalFR
alpha-amyl cinnamaldehyde dimethyl acetalFL/FR
alpha-amyl cinnamyl acetateFL/FR
alpha-amyl cinnamyl alcoholFL/FR
 amyl cyclopentanone propanoneFR
 amyl cyclopentenoneCS
 angelica root oilFL/FR
para-anisaldehyde dimethyl acetalFL/FR
 autumn carboxylateFR
 benzyl acetateFL/FR
 benzyl acetoneFL/FR
 benzyl butyrateFL/FR
 benzyl formateFL/FR
 benzyl hexanoateFL/FR
 benzyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 benzyl phenyl acetateFL/FR
 benzyl propionateFL/FR
 berry hexanoateFR
isobutyl angelateFL/FR
isobutyl benzyl carbinolFL/FR
alpha-butyl cinnamaldehydeFL/FR
3-butyl phthalideFL/FR
3-butylidene phthalideFL/FR
 celery ketoneFL/FR
 celery leaf oilFL/FR
 celery seed oil CO2 extractFL/FR
 celery seed oil indiaFL/FR
 celery seed oleoresinFL
 celery undeceneFR
 chrysanthemum oxideFL/FR
 creamy lactoneFL/FR
para-cresyl caprylateFL/FR
 cyclopentyl mercaptanFL
 decen-1-yl cyclopentanoneFL/FR
 dihydroisojasmonate methyl esterFR
 dihydrojasmone lactoneFL/FR
 dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetateFL/FR
 dimethyl benzyl carbinyl formateFL/FR
 dimethyl benzyl carbinyl isobutyrateFR
 dimethyl benzyl carbinyl propionateFR
 fenugreek absoluteFL/FR
 freesia acetateFR
 fruity cyclopentanoneFR
 gardenia oxideFR
isogreen methanoindeneFR
 hawthorn ethanolFR
 herbal carbonateFR
 herbal pyranFR
 hexahydrofarnesyl acetoneFL/FR
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl anthranilateFL/FR
 hexenyl cyclopentanoneFR
2-hexenyl cyclopentanyl acetateFR
alpha-hexyl cinnamaldehydeFL/FR
2-hexylidene cyclopentanoneFL/FR
 honeysuckle absoluteFR
 jasmin absolute (from chassis)FL/FR
 jasmin absolute china (from concrete)FL/FR
 jasmin absolute egypt (from concrete)FL/FR
 jasmin absolute india (from concrete)FL/FR
 jasmin absolute italy (from concrete)FL/FR
 jasmin absolute (from pommade)FL/FR
 jasmin acetateFL/FR
 jasmin cyclopentanolFR
 jasmin cyclopentanoneFR
 jasmin lactoneFL/FR
 jasmin nonaneFR
 jasmin oilFL/FR
 jasmin pyranolFR
 jasmin pyranoneFL/FR
 jasmin absolute sambacFL/FR
 levisticum officinale herb oilFL/FR
 levisticum officinale oleoresinFL
 levisticum officinale root absoluteFL/FR
 levisticum officinale root oilFL/FR
 methyl dihydrojasmonateFL/FR
(Z)-methyl epi-jasmonateFL/FR
 methyl jasmonateFL/FR
 mimosa heptanalFR
 narcissus flower absoluteFR
 octen-1-yl cyclopentanoneFL/FR
 octyl butyrateFL/FR
 peach nitrileFR
 pear valerateFR
 pentenyl cyclopentanoneFR
2-pentyl cyclopentanoneFR
1-phenyl propyl butyrateFL/FR
 prenyl acetateFL/FR
 privet dioxaneFR
3-propylidene phthalideFL/FR
 spicy acetoacetateFL/FR
 styralyl butyrateFL/FR
 styralyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 tricyclodecenyl propionateFR
 wallflower absoluteFR
 waxy lactoneFL/FR
 whiskey lactoneFL/FR
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Potential Uses:
 oakmoss mousse de chene mossFR
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Natural Occurrence in: note
 beef cooked beef
 bonito dried bonito
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 champaca concrete @ 0.01%
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 cochlospermum tinctorium oil @ 0.60%
Data  GC  GRIN Trop Picture
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 dialium guineense wild.fruit oil france @ 0.30%
Data  GC  GRIN Trop Picture
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 glycosmis pentaphylla (cor.) bark oil india @ 0.20%
Data  GC  GRIN Trop Picture
 hops oil
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 potato fried potato
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 witch hazel leaf oil @ 0.04%
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 ketone, methyl tridecyl
 methyl n-tridecyl ketone
 methyl tridecyl ketone
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PubMed: Cooled membrane for high sensitivity gas sampling.
PubMed: Chemical composition and general toxicity of essential oils extracted from the aerial parts of Artemisia armeniaca Lam. and A. incana (L.) Druce growing in Iran.
PubMed: Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy and Gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy: reliable techniques for analysis of Parthenium mediated vermicompost.
PubMed: Characterization of aroma-active compounds in dry flower of Malva sylvestris L. by GC-MS-O analysis and OAV calculations.
PubMed: [Chemical components of essential oils from Meconopsis oliverana and their antioxidant activity].
PubMed: Insights into secondary organic aerosol formation mechanisms from measured gas/particle partitioning of specific organic tracer compounds.
PubMed: Chemical constituents of volatile oil from Pyrolae herba and antiproliferative activity against SW1353 human chondrosarcoma cells.
PubMed: Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Linum pubescens growing wild in Jordan.
PubMed: In vivo anthelmintic activity of Phytolacca icosandra against Haemonchus contortus in goats.
PubMed: Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of the flower essential oil of Halimodendron halodendron.
PubMed: [Analysis of the chemical constituents of essential oil from Anaphalis aureopunctata by GC-MS].
PubMed: Variation in volatiles of Astragalus gombiformis Pomel.
PubMed: [Determination of volatile organic compounds in lung cancer cell lines and lung cancer tissue].
PubMed: Effects of volatile components and ethanolic extract from Eclipta prostrata on proliferation and differentiation of primary osteoblasts.
PubMed: Binding specificity of locust odorant binding protein and its key binding site for initial recognition of alcohols.
PubMed: Essential oil composition, antibacterial activity and toxicity of the leaves of Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schum. & Thonn.) taubert from Nigeria.
PubMed: Characterization of volatile aroma compounds from red and black rice bran.
PubMed: Repellency property of long chain aliphatic methyl ketones against Anopheles gambiae s.s.
PubMed: Seasonal variation in volatile compound profiles of preen gland secretions of the dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis).
PubMed: Comparison of the volatile composition of Stachys persica Gmel. and Stachys byzantina C. Koch. oils obtained by hydrodistillation and steam distillation.
PubMed: Two novel antibiotics, Sch 419558 and Sch 419559, produced by Pseudomonas fluorescens: effect on activity by overexpression of RpoE.
PubMed: Identification of the female-produced sex pheromone of the scarab beetle, Hoplia equina.
PubMed: Seasonal variation in the essential oil of Pilocarpus microphyllus Stapf.
PubMed: Production and quantification of methyl ketones in wild tomato accessions.
PubMed: Synthesis and characterization of inhibitors of myristoyl-CoA:protein N-myristoyltransferase.
PubMed: (S)-2-pentadecyl acetate and 2-pentadecanone Components of aggregation pheromone ofDrosophila busckii.
PubMed: Ester and ketone components of aggregation pheromone ofDrosophila hydei (Diptera: Drosophilidae).
PubMed: Defensive secretions of New Zealand tenebrionids V. Presence of methyl ketones inUloma tenebrionoides (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae).
PubMed: Effects of small amounts of pentadecan-2-one on the growth of Clostridium butyricum.
PubMed: Effect of pentadecan-2-one on lipid metabolism in HeLa cells.
PubMed: Effects of pentadecan-2-one on the growth of cells in culture.
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