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potassium 2-(1'-ethoxy) ethoxypropanoate
potassium ethoxyethoxypropanoate

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Name:potassium 2-(2-ethoxyethoxy)propanoate
CAS Number: 100743-68-8Picture of molecule3D/inchi
FDA UNII: 73OZ34Q374
Molecular Weight:201.28368000
Formula:C7 H14 O4 K
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
Mixture of diastereomeric isomers (EFFA, 2010a). Composition of stereoisomeric mixture to be specified. According to JECFA: Min. Assay value is "98 by acid/base titration". CASrn to be introduced into the Register.
Category:flavoring agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring:933 potassium 2-(1'-ethoxy)ethoxypropanoate
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:16.039 potassium 2-(1'-ethoxy)ethoxypropanoate
FEMA Number:3752 potassium ethoxyethoxypropanoate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to beige powder (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 268.00 to 270.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.001840 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 224.00 °F. TCC ( 106.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): -0.140 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 1e+006 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 alcohol, slightly
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:odorless
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
For experimental / research use only.
Propanoic acid,2-(1-ethoxyethoxy)-, potassium salt (1:1)
potassium 2-(1'-ethoxy) ethoxypropanoate
Chemical Sources Association
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Safety Information:
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
Safety in Use Information:
flavoring agents
Recommendation for potassium 2-(1'-ethoxy) ethoxypropanoate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 1200.00 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 1400.00 (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: 14
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -450.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -100.00000
beverages(alcoholic): -150.00000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: -1500.00000
condiments / relishes: -400.00000
confectionery froastings: -150.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -100.00000
fruit ices: -100.00000
gelatins / puddings: -400.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -150.00000
imitation dairy: -150.00000
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: -400.00000
meat products: --
milk products: -100.00000
nut products: -100.00000
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: -100.00000
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: -400.00000
snack foods: --
soft candy: -150.00000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: -400.00000
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):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 64 (FGE.64): Consideration of aliphatic acyclic diols, triols, and related substances evaluated by JECFA (57th meeting) structurally related to 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 evaluated by EFSA in FGE.10Rev1 (EFSA, 2008ab)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 96 (FGE.96): Consideration of 88 flavouring substances considered by EFSA for which EU production volumes / anticipated production volumes have been submitted on request by DG SANCO. Addendum to FGE. 51, 52, 53, 54, 56, 58, 61, 62, 63, 64, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 76, 77, 79, 80, 83, 84, 85 and 87.
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EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :23670519
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
potassium 2-(2-ethoxyethoxy)propanoate
 potassium 2-(2-ethoxyethoxy)propanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):23670519
Pubchem (sid):135283777
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB37192
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
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