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ortho-methyl acetophenone
2-methylacetophenone

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Name:1-(2-methylphenyl)ethanone
CAS Number: 577-16-2Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:209-408-5
FDA UNII:23O5EV975S
Nikkaji Web:J45.639J
Beilstein Number:0907005
MDL:MFCD00008734
XlogP3-AA:2.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:134.17790000
Formula:C9 H10 O
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
Google Scholar:Search
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Perfumer and Flavorist:Search
Google Patents:Search
US Patents:Search
EU Patents:Search
Pubchem Patents:Search
PubMed:Search
NCBI:Search
JECFA Food Flavoring:2044 2-methylacetophenone
FLAVIS Number:07.259 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:07.259 2-methylacetophenone
FEMA Number:4316 2-methylacetophenone
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):577-16-2 ; 2-METHYLACETOPHENONE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.02300 to 1.02900 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.512 to 8.562
Refractive Index:1.52600 to 1.53200 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 214.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.159000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:4.63 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 182.00 °F. TCC ( 83.33 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.125 (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:
 alcohol
 water, 1123 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: floral
Substantivity:27 hour(s) at 100.00 %
sweet hawthorn powdery anisic coumarinic phenolic burnt nutty honey
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. sweet hawthorn powdery anisic coumarinic phenolic burnt nutty honey
Luebke, William tgsc, (2008)
Odor sample from: Sigma-Aldrich, Inc.: Aldrich
Flavor Type: anisic
anisic coumarinic phenolic burnt nutty nut flesh almond powdery
Taste Description: sweet anisic coumarinic phenolic burnt nutty nut flesh almond powdery
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylacetophenone 95%
Penta International
2-METHYLACETOPHENONE
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
2'-Methylacetophenone
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
2'-Methylacetophenone 98%
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
2'-Methylacetophenone >98.0%(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
 
Pictogram
 
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:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for ortho-methyl acetophenone usage levels up to:
  8.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.012 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 1600 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:1800 (μg/person/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: 23
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 5.0000025.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 2.0000010.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: 2.0000010.00000
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: 4.0000020.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: 2.0000010.00000
fish products: 1.000005.00000
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: 3.0000015.00000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: 1.000005.00000
milk products: 3.000005.00000
nut products: 2.0000010.00000
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: 2.0000010.00000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
Food categories according to Commission Regulation EC No. 1565/2000 (EC, 2000) in FGE.06 (EFSA, 2002a). According to the Industry the "normal" use is defined as the average of reported usages and "maximum use" is defined as the 95th percentile of reported usages (EFSA, 2002i).
Note: mg/kg = 0.001/1000 = 0.000001 = 1/1000000 = ppm.
 average usage mg/kgmaximum usage mg/kg
Dairy products, excluding products of category 02.0 (01.0): 3.000005.00000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 2.0000010.00000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 3.0000015.00000
Processed fruit (04.1): 2.0000010.00000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): 2.0000010.00000
Confectionery (05.0): 4.0000020.00000
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 2.0000010.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 5.0000025.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): 1.000005.00000
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): 1.000005.00000
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): 2.0000010.00000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 3.0000015.00000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 2.0000010.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 4.0000020.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 5.0000025.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 2.0000010.00000
 
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 16, Revision 1 (FGE.16Rev1)[1]: Aromatic ketones from chemical group 21- Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food
View page or View pdf

Flavouring Group Evaluation 16, Revision 2 (FGE.16Rev2): Aromatic ketones from chemical group 21
View page or View pdf

EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :11340
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 1993
WGK Germany:3
1-(2-methylphenyl)ethanone
Chemidplus:0000577162
 
References:
 1-(2-methylphenyl)ethanone
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):11340
Pubchem (sid):134976887
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (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
KEGG (GenomeNet):C07874
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB32386
FooDB:FDB009806
Export Tariff Code:2914.39.9000
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
FAO:2-Methylacetophenone
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
No odor group found for these
robinia pseudoacacia absolute
FR
aldehydic
aldehydic
dodecanal (aldehyde C-12 lauric)
FL/FR
nonanal (aldehyde C-9)
FL/FR
10-
undecenal (aldehyde C-11 undecylenic)
FL/FR
amber
cistus ladaniferus resinoid
FR
animal
iso
butyl quinoline
FR
anisic
para-
acetanisole
FL/FR
ortho-
acetanisole
FL/FR
para-
anisaldehyde
FL/FR
ortho-
anisaldehyde
FL/FR
balsamic
2-
acetyl furan
FL/FR
iso
amyl benzoate
FL/FR
amyris wood oil
FL/FR
siam
benzoin resinoid
FL/FR
benzophenone
FR
benzyl benzoate
FL/FR
benzyl salicylate
FL/FR
iso
bornyl acetate
FL/FR
laevo-
bornyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
butyl cinnamate
FL/FR
cinnamyl alcohol
FL/FR
clover nitrile
FR
ethyl cinnamate
FL/FR
fir balsam absolute
FR
methyl (E)-cinnamate
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propyl alcohol
FL/FR
berry
raspberry ketone
FL/FR
raspberry ketone methyl ether
FL/FR
bready
furfural
FL/FR
citrus
bergamot oil bergaptene reduced italy
FL/FR
sweet
orange peel oil c.p. brazil
FL/FR
coconut
gamma-
heptalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
nonalactone (aldehyde C-18 (so-called))
FL/FR
gamma-
octalactone
FL/FR
fatty
coconut absolute
FL/FR
decanol
FL/FR
floral
acetophenone
FL/FR
alpha-
amyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
iso
amyl salicylate
FL/FR
para-
anisaldehyde / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
para-
anisyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
para-
anisyl nitrile
FR
benzyl acetate
FL/FR
benzyl alcohol
FL/FR
bois de rose oil brazil
FL/FR
iso
butyl salicylate
FL/FR
cassie absolute
FL/FR
cassie absolute replacer
FL/FR
cassie concrete
FR
cassie perfume base
FR
cassie specialty (acacia farnesiana)
FR
citronellol
FL/FR
coriander seed oil
FL/FR
cyclamen aldehyde
FL/FR
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
dimethyl anthranilate
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetate
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
floral pyranol
FR
geraniol
FL/FR
hawthorn acetate
FR
hawthorn fragrance
FR
hawthorn specialty
FR
heliotrope fragrance
FR
heliotrope specialty
FR
heliotropin
FL/FR
heliotropyl diethyl acetal
FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl salicylate
FL/FR
alpha-
hexyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
hyacinth ether
FR
hydroxycitronellal
FL/FR
leerall
FR
lilyall
FR
linalool
FL/FR
laevo-
linalool
FL/FR
linalool oxide
FL/FR
para-
methyl acetophenone
FL/FR
methyl dihydrojasmonate
FL/FR
mimosa absolute france
FL/FR
muguet carboxaldehyde
FR
nerol
FL/FR
nonanol
FL/FR
ocean propanal
FL/FR
allo
ocimene
FL/FR
orris pyridine 25% IPM
FR
phenethyl alcohol
FL/FR
phenethyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl propionate
FL/FR
rhodinol
FL/FR
rose butanoate
FL/FR
tetrahydrolinalool
FL/FR
fruity
benzyl propionate
FL/FR
methyl anthranilate
FL/FR
gamma-
undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))
FL/FR
green
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl benzoate
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propionaldehyde
FL/FR
hay
beeswax absolute
FL/FR
hay absolute
FR
herbal
carum carvi fruit oil
FL/FR
clary sage oil france
FL/FR
linalyl acetate
FL/FR
sunflower oil
FL/FR
honey
methyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
mossy
oakmoss absolute
FL/FR
veramoss (IFF)
FR
naphthyl
para-
methyl anisole
FL/FR
beta-
naphthyl ethyl ether
FL/FR
beta-
naphthyl methyl ether
FL/FR
nutty
2-
acetyl-3-methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2,4,5-
trimethyl oxazole
FL/FR
phenolic
ethyl vanillate
FL/FR
2'-
hydroxyacetophenone
FL/FR
powdery
para-
anisyl alcohol
FL/FR
spicy
acacia fragrance
FR
allspice oil
FL/FR
benzyl isoeugenol
FL/FR
carnation absolute
FR
cassia bark oil china
FL/FR
clove bud oil
FL/FR
eugenol
FL/FR
alpha-
methyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
methyl isoeugenol
FL/FR
terpenic
alpha-
terpineol
FL/FR
tobacco
methyl benzoxole
FL/FR
tonka
coumarin
FR
gamma-
hexalactone
FL/FR
tonka bean absolute
FR
vanilla
ethyl vanillin
FL/FR
vanilla bean absolute (vanilla planifolia)
FL/FR
vanillyl acetate
FL/FR
waxy
1-
dodecanol
FL/FR
ethyl laurate
FL/FR
woody
amber carbinol
FR
cistus twig/leaf oil
FL/FR
cyperus root oil (cyperus rotundus)
FR
guaiacwood oil
FL/FR
gurjun balsam oil
FR
methyl cedryl ketone
FL/FR
patchouli ethanone
FR
4-iso
propyl phenol
FL/FR
santall
FR
tobacarol (IFF)
FR
vetiver oil haiti
FL/FR
woody acetate
FR
(Z)-
woody amylene
FR
woody propanol
FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
para-
anisyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
cassie absolute replacer
FL/FR
methyl (E)-cinnamate
FL/FR
aldehydic
aldehydic
nonanal (aldehyde C-9)
FL/FR
anisic
para-
acetanisole
FL/FR
ortho-
anisaldehyde
FL/FR
balsamic
siam
benzoin resinoid
FL/FR
benzyl benzoate
FL/FR
benzyl salicylate
FL/FR
laevo-
bornyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
butyl cinnamate
FL/FR
ethyl cinnamate
FL/FR
berry
raspberry ketone
FL/FR
raspberry ketone methyl ether
FL/FR
brown
beeswax absolute
FL/FR
furfural
FL/FR
burnt
4-iso
propyl phenol
FL/FR
2,4,5-
trimethyl oxazole
FL/FR
cherry
heliotropin
FL/FR
citrus
bergamot oil bergaptene reduced italy
FL/FR
laevo-
linalool
FL/FR
linalool
FL/FR
nerol
FL/FR
allo
ocimene
FL/FR
sweet
orange peel oil c.p. brazil
FL/FR
alpha-
terpineol
FL/FR
coconut
gamma-
nonalactone (aldehyde C-18 (so-called))
FL/FR
coffee
coffee distillates
FL
cooling
iso
butyl salicylate
FL/FR
creamy
para-
anisaldehyde
FL/FR
ethyl vanillate
FL/FR
gamma-
hexalactone
FL/FR
para-
methyl acetophenone
FL/FR
gamma-
undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))
FL/FR
fatty
coconut absolute
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl benzoate
FL/FR
10-
undecenal (aldehyde C-11 undecylenic)
FL/FR
floral
2-
acetyl-5-methyl thiophene
FL
bois de rose oil brazil
FL/FR
citronellol
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetate
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl butyrate
FL/FR
geraniol
FL/FR
linalyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl dihydrojasmonate
FL/FR
methyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
ocean propanal
FL/FR
phenethyl alcohol
FL/FR
phenethyl propionate
FL/FR
rhodinol
FL/FR
tetrahydrolinalool
FL/FR
fruity
iso
amyl benzoate
FL/FR
para-
anisyl alcohol
FL/FR
benzyl acetate
FL/FR
benzyl alcohol
FL/FR
benzyl propionate
FL/FR
dimethyl anthranilate
FL/FR
methyl anthranilate
FL/FR
rose butanoate
FL/FR
green
iso
amyl salicylate
FL/FR
cinnamyl alcohol
FL/FR
cyclamen aldehyde
FL/FR
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl salicylate
FL/FR
linalool oxide
FL/FR
oakmoss absolute
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propionaldehyde
FL/FR
2-
vinyl pyrazine
FL
herbal
carum carvi fruit oil
FL/FR
clary sage oil france
FL/FR
coriander seed oil
FL/FR
sunflower oil
FL/FR
honey
ethyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
lactonic
gamma-
heptalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
octalactone
FL/FR
meaty
phenyl mercaptan
FL
medicinal
dimethyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
musty
2-
ethoxythiazole
FL
naphthyl
2'-
hydroxyacetophenone
FL/FR
para-
methyl anisole
FL/FR
beta-
naphthyl methyl ether
FL/FR
nutty
2-
acetyl furan
FL/FR
2-
acetyl-3-methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2-
acetyl-4-methyl thiazole
FL
burnt
almond flavor
FL
2,5-
diethyl-3-methyl pyrazine
FL
methyl benzoxole
FL/FR
nut flavor
FL
peanut flavor
FL
phenolic
2-
hydroxyisophorone
FL
propyl 2-furoate
FL
powdery
ortho-
acetanisole
FL/FR
acetophenone
FL/FR
beta-
naphthyl ethyl ether
FL/FR
soapy
dodecanal (aldehyde C-12 lauric)
FL/FR
1-
dodecanol
FL/FR
spicy
allspice oil
FL/FR
benzyl isoeugenol
FL/FR
benzylidene acetone
FL
cassia bark oil china
FL/FR
cassie absolute
FL/FR
clove bud oil
FL/FR
eugenol
FL/FR
alpha-
methyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
methyl isoeugenol
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propyl alcohol
FL/FR
tropical
alpha-
amyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
vanilla
ethyl vanillin
FL/FR
vanilla bean absolute (vanilla planifolia)
FL/FR
vanillyl acetate
FL/FR
waxy
decanol
FL/FR
ethyl laurate
FL/FR
alpha-
hexyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal
FL/FR
mimosa absolute france
FL/FR
nonanol
FL/FR
woody
amyris wood oil
FL/FR
iso
bornyl acetate
FL/FR
cistus twig/leaf oil
FL/FR
guaiacwood oil
FL/FR
methyl cedryl ketone
FL/FR
vetiver oil haiti
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRacacia
FRalmond
FRbois de rose
FRbutterscotch
FRcherry
FRchypre
FRclover
FRcrabapple blossom
FRcurrant black currant
FRdecumaria
 dry
FRfern
FRfir needle oil replacer
FRflower shop
FRgenet
FRgrape
FRgreen
FRhawthorn
FRhay new mown hay
FRherbal
FRlavender
FRlilac
FRmango
FRmimosa
FRmoss
FRpine
FRpowder
FRraspberry
FRstrawberry
FRvanilla
FLwalnut
FRwisteria
FRwoody
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 papaya fruit - 0.003 mg/kg
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 star fruit
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Synonyms:
 acetophenone, 2'-methyl-
2-acetyl toluene
o-acetyl toluene
ortho-acetyl toluene
1-acetyl-2-methylbenzene
2-acetyltoluene
o-acetyltoluene
 ethanone, 1-(2-methylphenyl)-
2-methyl acetophenone
2'-methyl acetophenone
o-methyl acetophenone
 methyl o-tolyl ketone
 methyl ortho-tolyl ketone
1-(2-methyl phenyl) ethanone
2-methylacetophenone
2'-methylacetophenone
2’-methylacetophenone
o-methylacetophenone
ortho-methylacetophenone
1-(2-methylphenyl)-ethanone
1-(2-methylphenyl)ethanone
1-o-tolyl-ethanone
1-(o-tolyl)ethanone
 
 
Notes:
Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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