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CAS Number: 4234-93-9Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Nikkaji Web:J110.598A
XlogP3-AA:2.70 (est)
Molecular Weight:142.24166000
Formula:C9 H18 O
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Category:natural substances and extractives
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JECFA Food Flavoring:2241 2,6-dimethyl-5-heptenol
FEMA Number:4789 2,6-dimethyl-5-heptenol
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 205.22 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:0.060000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 190.00 °F. TCC ( 87.80 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 2.610 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 640.7 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
2,6-Dimethyl-5-heptenol, natural, ≥95%
Odor: green; waxy; oily
Certified Food Grade Products
Chemical Sources Association
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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:
natural substances and extractives
Recommendation for 2,6-dimethyl-5-hepten-1-ol usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
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: 27
Click here to view publication 27
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 1.0000010.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 1.000005.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 1.000005.00000
breakfast cereal: 1.000005.00000
cheese: --
chewing gum: 2.0000020.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: 2.0000010.00000
egg products: 0.200002.00000
fats / oils: 1.0000010.00000
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 1.000002.00000
fruit ices: 1.000002.00000
gelatins / puddings: 1.0000010.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 1.0000010.00000
imitation dairy: 1.0000010.00000
instant coffee / tea: 1.0000010.00000
jams / jellies: 1.0000010.00000
meat products: --
milk products: 1.000005.00000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 1.0000010.00000
snack foods: 1.0000010.00000
soft candy: 1.0000010.00000
soups: 1.0000010.00000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :240230
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Pubchem (cid):240230
Pubchem (sid):99739
Other Information:
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Typical G.C.
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Potential Blenders and core components note
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Potential Uses:
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