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ethyl 2-ethyl butyrate
ethyl 2-ethylbutyrate

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Name:ethyl 2-ethylbutanoate
CAS Number: 2983-38-2Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:221-044-9
Nikkaji Web:J150.171B
XlogP3-AA:2.20 (est)
Molecular Weight:144.21392000
Formula:C8 H16 O2
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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FEMA Number:4344 ethyl 2-ethylbutyrate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):2983-38-2 ; ETHYL 2-ETHYLBUTYRATE
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.86700 to 0.86900 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.223 to 7.239
Refractive Index:1.40300 to 1.40500 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 156.00 to 157.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:2.906000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 116.00 °F. TCC ( 46.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.667 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 356.7 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Ethylbutyric Acid Ethyl Ester
Inoue Perfumery
Penta International
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Ethyl 2-ethylbutyrate
Ethyl 2-ethyl-n-butyrate
For experimental / research use only.
Ethyl 2-ethylbutyrate >99.0%(GC)
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
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:
flavor and fragrance agents
RIFM Fragrance Material Safety Assessment: Search
IFRA Code of Practice Notification of the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice
Recommendation for ethyl 2-ethyl butyrate usage levels up to:
  8.0000 % 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: 23
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 2.00000200.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 2.0000050.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: 2.00000200.00000
cheese: 2.00000200.00000
chewing gum: 10.00000500.00000
condiments / relishes: 2.00000200.00000
confectionery froastings: 1.0000050.00000
egg products: 2.00000200.00000
fats / oils: 2.00000200.00000
fish products: 2.00000200.00000
frozen dairy: 1.0000050.00000
fruit ices: 2.0000050.00000
gelatins / puddings: 1.0000050.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: 1.0000050.00000
hard candy: 10.00000500.00000
imitation dairy: 1.0000050.00000
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: 1.0000050.00000
meat products: 2.00000200.00000
milk products: 2.00000200.00000
nut products: 2.00000200.00000
other grains: 2.00000200.00000
poultry: 2.00000200.00000
processed fruits: 2.00000200.00000
processed vegetables: 1.0000050.00000
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 5.00000500.00000
snack foods: 1.0000050.00000
soft candy: 5.00000500.00000
soups: 1.0000050.00000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: 2.00000200.00000
Safety References:
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EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :76326
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
ethyl 2-ethylbutanoate
 ethyl 2-ethylbutanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:2983-38-2
Pubchem (cid):76326
Pubchem (sid):135035739
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc:Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB40298
Export Tariff Code:2915.90.5050
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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 butanoic acid, 2-ethyl-, ethyl ester
 butanoic acid,2-ethyl-, ethyl ester
 ethyl 2-ethyl butanoate
 ethyl 2-ethyl-n-butyrate
 ethyl 2-ethylbutanoate
 ethyl 2-ethylbutyrate
 ethyl alpha-ethyl butyrate
 ethyl alpha-ethylbutyrate
2-ethyl butanoic acid ethyl ester
 ethyl diethylacetate
 ethyl-2-ethyl butyrate
2-ethyl-N-butyric acid ethyl ester
2-ethylbutanoic acid ethyl ester
2-ethylbutyric acid ethyl ester
Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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