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(S)-leucic acid
L-2-hydroxy-4-methylpentanoic acid

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Name:(2S)-2-hydroxy-4-methylpentanoic acid
CAS Number: 13748-90-8Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:237-329-6
Nikkaji Web:J84.592B
XlogP3-AA:0.90 (est)
Molecular Weight:132.15924000
Formula:C6 H12 O3
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless solid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 251.31 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:0.003000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 248.00 °F. TCC ( 120.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 0.710
Soluble in:
 water, 1.655e+005 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
Changzhou Longo Chemical
S-2-Hydroxy-4-methylvaleric acid
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
(S)-(-)-2-Hydroxyisocaproic acid
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
(S)-(-)-2-Hydroxyisocaproic acid 98%
For experimental / research use only.
L-Leucic Acid >99.0%(T)
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:
information only not used for fragrances or flavors
Recommendation for (S)-leucic acid usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for (S)-leucic acid flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):13748-90-8
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :83697
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
(2S)-2-hydroxy-4-methylpentanoic acid
 (2S)-2-hydroxy-4-methylpentanoic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):83697
Pubchem (sid):135041747
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
Metabolomics Database:Search
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB00746
YMDB (Yeast Metabolome Database):YMDB02318
Export Tariff Code:2918.19.9000
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
laevo-2-hydroxy-4-methyl pentanoic acid
(S)-2-hydroxy-4-methyl valeric acid
(S)-2-hydroxy-4-methyl-pentanoic acid
(2S)-2-hydroxy-4-methylpentanoic acid
L-2-hydroxy-4-methylpentanoic acid
(S)-2-hydroxy-4-methylvaleric acid
(+)-2-hydroxyisocaproic acid
(S)-(+)-2-hydroxyisocaproic acid
L-leucic acid
 pentanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-4-methyl-, (2S)-
Hydroxyisocaproic acid is derived from the metabolism of the branched-chain amino acids. It belongs to 2-hydroxycarboxylic acid group of amino acid metabolites (PMID 6434570). [HMDB]
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