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pentadecane
N-pentadecane

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Name:pentadecane
CAS Number: 629-62-9Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:211-098-1
FDA UNII:16H6K2S8M2
Nikkaji Web:J1.702G
Beilstein Number:1698194
MDL:MFCD00008990
XlogP3:7.70 (est)
Molecular Weight:212.42004000
Formula:C15 H32
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:fragrance agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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FLAVIS Number:01.054 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:01.054 pentadecane
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.76500 to 0.77100 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 6.366 to 6.415
Refractive Index:1.42800 to 1.43400 @ 20.00 °C.
Melting Point: 8.00 to 10.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 270.00 to 271.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.011000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:7.3 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 270.00 °F. TCC ( 132.22 °C. )
logP (o/w): 8.350 (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, 0.002866 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 water, 7.60E-05 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Strength:low
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. waxy
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
 
Suppliers:
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
n-Pentadecane
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
n-Pentadecane
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Pentadecane
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Pentadecane ≥99%
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
Pentadecane >99.0%(GC)
Vigon International
Pentadecane 99%
Odor: MILD WAXY
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
None - None found.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
 
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:
intravenous-mouse LD50 3494 mg/kg
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Vol. 67, Pg. 566, 1978.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: fragrance agents
Recommendation for pentadecane usage levels up to:
  10.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.61 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 3900 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:1800 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: I
 
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): 7.0000035.00000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 5.0000025.00000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 10.0000050.00000
Processed fruit (04.1): 7.0000035.00000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 10.0000050.00000
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 5.0000025.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 10.0000050.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): 2.0000010.00000
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): 2.0000010.00000
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): 5.0000025.00000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 10.0000050.00000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 5.0000025.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 10.0000050.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 20.00000100.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 5.0000025.00000
 
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 25, (FGE.25)[1] - Aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons from chemical group 31 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 78 (FGE.78)[1] - Consideration of Aliphatic and alicyclic and aromatic hydrocarbons evaluated by JECFA (63rd meeting) structurally related to aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons evaluated by EFSA in FGE.25 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives,Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 25Rev1: Aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons from chemical group 31
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 78, Revision 1 (FGE.78Rev1): Consideration of aliphatic and alicyclic and aromatic hydrocarbons evaluated by JECFA (63rd meeting) structurally related to aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons evaluated by EFSA in FGE.25Rev2
View page or View pdf

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 25, Revision 2 (FGE.25Rev2): Aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons from chemical group 31
View page or View pdf

Scientific opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 25, Revision 3 (FGE.25Rev3): Aliphatic hydrocarbons from chemical group 31
View page or View pdf

EPI System: View
NLM Hazardous Substances Data Bank:Search
Cancer Citations:Search
NLM Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):629-62-9
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :12391
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
pentadecane
Chemidplus:0000629629
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:RZ1800000 for cas# 629-62-9
 
References:
 pentadecane
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:629-62-9
Pubchem (cid):12391
Pubchem (sid):134976414
Flavornet:629-62-9
Pherobase:View
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
CHEBI:View
CHEMBL:View
Golm Metabolome Database:Search
KEGG (GenomeNet):C08388
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB59886
FooDB:FDB011800
Export Tariff Code:2901.10.5000
Haz-Map:View
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
Wikipedia:View
RSC Learn Chemistry:View
Formulations/Preparations:
grades: technical.
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
 
Potential Uses:
None Found
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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 aubergine - 0.00001 mg/kg
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 butter - up to 2.30 mg/kg
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 carnation absolute @ <0.01%
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 cassie absolute @ 0.26%
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 cayenne fruit
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 cerastium candidissimum corr. oil greece @ trace%
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 cheese - up to 0.346 mg/kg
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 chicken - 0.10 mg/kg
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 costmary oil @ 0.36%
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 dialium guineense wild.fruit oil france @ 4.80%
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 dill root
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 egg boiled egg - up to 0.02 mg/kg
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 fish raw fish - up to 0.03 mg/kg
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 grapefruit oil c.p. russia @ 0.04%
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 grapefruit oil c.p. russia @ 0.05%
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 grapefruit oil c.p. russia @ 0.07%
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 grapefruit oil c.p. russia @ 0.32%
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 guinea hen - 0.029 mg/kg
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 lecythis usitata miers. var. paraensis (ducke) r. kunth. flower oil brazil @ 0.10%
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 lemon balm tissue culture
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 lemon plant
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 licorice - trace amount
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 lime oil expressed florida @ trace%
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 lippia alnifolia schau. leaf oil brazil @ 0.70%
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 mandarin
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 mango fruit - up to 0.40 mg/kg
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 milk powdered milk - 0.014 mg/kg
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 orange
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 papaya fruit
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 papaya fruit - up to 0.01 mg/kg
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 papaya seed oil
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 pepper bell pepper fruit
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 pepper black pepper fruit oil
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 pepper black pepper seed oil
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 plum fruit
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 rose absolute morocco @ 0.10%
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 rose oil otto bulgaria @ 0.70%
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 savory summer savory plant
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 strawberry wild strawberry fruit - up to 0.05 mg/kg
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 tagete oil CO2 extract @ 0.13%
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 tamarind - 0.02 mg/kg
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 tea - 0.10 mg/kg
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 watermelon fruit juice
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 witch hazel leaf oil @ 0.10%
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Synonyms:
N-pentadecane
 
 
Notes:
None found
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