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methyl 2-octenoate
2-octenoic acid, methyl ester

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Name:methyl oct-2-enoate
CAS Number: 2396-85-2Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:219-259-8
CoE Number:11800
XlogP3-AA:3.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:156.22492000
Formula:C9 H16 O2
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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FEMA Number:3712 methyl 2-octenoate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):2396-85-2 ; METHYL 2-OCTENOATE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00 sum of isomers
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.89400 to 0.90400 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.439 to 7.522
Refractive Index:1.43700 to 1.44700 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 70.00 °C. @ 4.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.437000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:>1 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 175.00 °F. TCC ( 79.44 °C. )
logP (o/w): 3.335 (est)
Shelf Life: 48.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 158.9 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: fruity
Odor Strength:medium
Substantivity:8 hour(s) at 100.00 %
fruity pear skin green cooked
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. fruity pear skin green cooked
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Bedoukian Research
METHYL 2-OCTENOATE (HIGH TRANS) ≥97.0% (sum of isomers), Kosher
Odor Description:green, cooked fruit, pear-like
A good note for air fresheners.
Taste Description:green
Used in baked goods, gelatins, puddings and beverages.
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Bedoukian Research
METHYL 2-OCTENOATE (HIGH TRANS)
≥97.0% (sum of isomers), Kosher
Odor: green, cooked fruit, pear-like
Use: A good note for air fresheners.
Flavor: green
Used in baked goods, gelatins, puddings and beverages.
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
METHYL 2-OCTENOATE (HIGH TRANS) 97.0% (sum of isomers)
Parchem
methyl 2-octenoate (High Trans)
Penta International
METHYL TRANS-2-OCTENOATE, Kosher
 
Safety Information:
 
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 methyl 2-octenoate usage levels up to:
  5.0000 % 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: 13
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -7.50000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -1.50000
beverages(alcoholic): -2.00000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: -3.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: -2.50000
gelatins / puddings: -3.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -7.50000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: -2.50000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):2396-85-2
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :61313
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
methyl oct-2-enoate
Chemidplus:0002396852
 
References:
 methyl oct-2-enoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):61313
Pubchem (sid):135017588
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
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):HMDB32413
FooDB:FDB009852
Export Tariff Code:2916.19.6000
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
aldehydic
citrus carbaldehyde
FR
decanal (aldehyde C-10)
FL/FR
2-
methyl undecanal (aldehyde C-12 mna)
FL/FR
nonanal (aldehyde C-9)
FL/FR
10-
undecenal (aldehyde C-11 undecylenic)
FL/FR
animal
methyl (E)-2-octenoate
FL/FR
balsamic
siam
benzoin resinoid
FL/FR
benzyl benzoate
FL/FR
benzyl cinnamate
FL/FR
benzyl salicylate
FL/FR
iso
butyl benzoate
FL/FR
cinnamyl alcohol
FL/FR
clover nitrile
FR
ethyl cinnamate
FL/FR
fir needle oil siberia
FL/FR
methyl cinnamate
FL/FR
berry
raspberry ketone
FL/FR
raspberry ketone acetate
FL/FR
raspberry ketone methyl ether
FL/FR
caramellic
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
citrus
bergamot oil
FL/FR
dihydromyrcenol
FL/FR
grapefruit pentanol
FR
methyl heptenone
FL/FR
blood
orange oil italy
FL/FR
sweet
orange peel oil c.p. brazil
FL/FR
fatty
decanol
FL/FR
fermented
hexanal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
floral
iso
amyl salicylate
FL/FR
benzyl acetate
FL/FR
benzyl alcohol
FL/FR
benzyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
bois de rose oil brazil
FL/FR
iso
butyl salicylate
FL/FR
citronellol
FL/FR
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
coriander seed oil
FL/FR
cyclamen aldehyde
FL/FR
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetate
FL/FR
floral pyranol
FR
gardenia oxide
FR
geraniol
FL/FR
geranium oil egypt fractions
FR
geranyl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-
geranyl acetone
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl salicylate
FL/FR
hexyl 2-furoate
FL/FR
alpha-
hexyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
ho leaf oil
FR
hyacinth ether
FR
hydroxycitronellal
FL/FR
leerall
FR
lilyall
FR
laevo-
linalool
FL/FR
linalool
FL/FR
linalool oxide
FL/FR
methyl dihydrojasmonate
FL/FR
mimosa absolute france
FL/FR
muguet carboxaldehyde
FR
nerol
FL/FR
neryl acetate
FL/FR
nonanol
FL/FR
ocean propanal
FL/FR
orris pyridine 25% IPM
FR
peony alcohol
FR
petitgrain oil paraguay
FL/FR
phenethyl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl alcohol
FL/FR
rhodinol
FL/FR
rose butanoate
FL/FR
tetrahydrolinalool
FL/FR
violet methyl carbonate
FR
ylang ylang flower oil
FL/FR
fruity
allyl amyl glycolate
FR
allyl cyclohexyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
amyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
amyl butyrate
FL/FR
amyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl isovalerate
FL/FR
apple crotonate
FR
benzyl propionate
FL/FR
butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
gamma-
decalactone
FL/FR
diethyl malonate
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-decenoate
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-4-octenoate
FR
ethyl 2-cyclohexyl propionate
FR
ethyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
ethyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl cyclohexane propionate
FL/FR
ethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
green acetate
FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isobutyrate
FL/FR
2-
hexenyl cyclopentanyl acetate
FR
hexyl (E)-tiglate
FL/FR
hexyl propionate
FL/FR
linalyl hexanoate
FL/FR
3-
mercaptohexyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl (E,Z)-2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-4-decenoate
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl valerate
FL/FR
methyl 3-nonenoate
FL/FR
methyl nonanoate
FL/FR
methyl octadienoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl-2-pentenyl acetate
FR
nerolidyl isobutyrate
FR
(Z)-3-
octen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
pear valerate
FR
iso
propyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
propyl 2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
propyl acetate
FL/FR
propyl heptanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 1 (aldehyde C-16 (so-called))
FL/FR
gamma-
undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))
FL/FR
green
acetaldehyde ethyl phenethyl acetal
FL/FR
acetaldehyde methyl hexyl acetal
FR
cortex pyridine
FL/FR
ethyl (E,Z)-2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
galbanum oil
FL/FR
heptyl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl (E)-2-hexenoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl (Z)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl benzoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl hexanoate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl valerate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexenyl methyl ether
FR
hexyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-
leaf acetal
FL/FR
melon nonenoate
FL/FR
methyl heptine carbonate
FL/FR
methyl octine carbonate
FL/FR
(E,Z)-2,6-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
3,6-
nonadien-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(E,Z)-3,6-
nonadien-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-5-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propionaldehyde
FL/FR
sorbyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
styralyl acetate
FL/FR
violet leaf absolute
FL/FR
herbal
anthemis nobilis flower oil roman
FL/FR
clary sage oil france
FL/FR
daucus carota fruit oil
FL/FR
dill seed oil indian
FL/FR
lavender absolute bulgaria
FL/FR
linalyl acetate
FL/FR
marine
green
algae absolute
FL/FR
marine pyridine
FR
melon
melon heptenal
FL/FR
(Z)-6-
nonen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-6-
nonenal
FL/FR
minty
laevo-
carveol
FL/FR
laevo-
carvone
FL/FR
cis-
carvone-5,6-oxide
FL/FR
carvyl acetate
FL/FR
dihydrocarveol
FL/FR
dextro-
dihydrocarvone
FL/FR
spearmint absolute
FL/FR
spearmint oil america
FL/FR
spearmint oil terpeneless
FL/FR
tetrahydrocarvone
FL/FR
mossy
oakmoss absolute
FL/FR
musk
musk propanoate
FR
powdery
para-
anisyl acetate
FL/FR
para-
anisyl alcohol
FL/FR
spicy
trans-
carveol
FL/FR
black
currant bud absolute
FL/FR
terpenic
alpha-
terpineol
FL/FR
tonka
mint lactone
FL/FR
tonka bean absolute
FR
tropical
ethyl (Z)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
vanilla
ethyl vanillin
FL/FR
vanillyl acetate
FL/FR
waxy
ethyl octanoate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
tridecen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
woody
patchouli ethanone
FR
santall
FR
woody acetate
FR
(Z)-
woody amylene
FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
green
algae absolute
FL/FR
trans-
carveol
FL/FR
laevo-
carveol
FL/FR
9-
decen-2-one
FL
ethyl (Z)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
ethyl cyclohexane propionate
FL/FR
hexanal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
2-
hexyl acetate
FL
hexyl propionate
FL/FR
linalyl hexanoate
FL/FR
cis+trans-para-1(7)8-
menthadien-2-yl acetate
FL
methyl (E,Z)-2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-4-decenoate
FL/FR
methyl octadienoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
tridecen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
sorbyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
aldehydic
aldehydic
nonanal (aldehyde C-9)
FL/FR
apple
(E,Z)-2,6-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
balsamic
siam
benzoin resinoid
FL/FR
benzyl benzoate
FL/FR
benzyl salicylate
FL/FR
ethyl cinnamate
FL/FR
fir needle oil siberia
FL/FR
berry
raspberry ketone
FL/FR
raspberry ketone acetate
FL/FR
raspberry ketone methyl ether
FL/FR
caramellic
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
citrus
bergamot oil
FL/FR
linalool
FL/FR
laevo-
linalool
FL/FR
nerol
FL/FR
blood
orange oil italy
FL/FR
sweet
orange peel oil c.p. brazil
FL/FR
alpha-
terpineol
FL/FR
verbena oil france
FL
cooling
iso
butyl salicylate
FL/FR
creamy
mint lactone
FL/FR
gamma-
undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))
FL/FR
estery
ethyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
propyl acetate
FL/FR
fatty
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl benzoate
FL/FR
10-
undecenal (aldehyde C-11 undecylenic)
FL/FR
floral
bois de rose oil brazil
FL/FR
citronellol
FL/FR
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetate
FL/FR
geraniol
FL/FR
(E)-
geranyl acetone
FL/FR
linalyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl dihydrojasmonate
FL/FR
neryl acetate
FL/FR
ocean propanal
FL/FR
phenethyl alcohol
FL/FR
rhodinol
FL/FR
tetrahydrolinalool
FL/FR
ylang ylang flower oil
FL/FR
fruity
allyl cyclohexyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
amyl acetate
FL/FR
amyl hexanoate
FL/FR
para-
anisyl acetate
FL/FR
para-
anisyl alcohol
FL/FR
benzyl acetate
FL/FR
benzyl alcohol
FL/FR
benzyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
benzyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
butyl benzoate
FL/FR
butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
gamma-
decalactone
FL/FR
diethyl malonate
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-decenoate
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-octenoate
FL
ethyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl (E)-2-hexenoate
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isobutyrate
FL/FR
methyl (E)-2-octenoate
FL/FR
methyl (E)-3-nonenoate
FL
methyl 2-methyl valerate
FL/FR
methyl 3-nonenoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
octen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
iso
propyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
rose butanoate
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 1 (aldehyde C-16 (so-called))
FL/FR
styralyl acetate
FL/FR
green
acetaldehyde ethyl phenethyl acetal
FL/FR
iso
amyl isovalerate
FL/FR
iso
amyl salicylate
FL/FR
cinnamyl alcohol
FL/FR
cortex pyridine
FL/FR
cyclamen aldehyde
FL/FR
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
dihydrocarveol
FL/FR
dextro-
dihydrocarvone
FL/FR
dihydromyrcenol
FL/FR
ethyl (E,Z)-2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
galbanum oil
FL/FR
geranyl acetate
FL/FR
heptyl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl (Z)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl hexanoate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl salicylate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl valerate
FL/FR
hexyl (E)-tiglate
FL/FR
hexyl 2-furoate
FL/FR
hexyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-
leaf acetal
FL/FR
linalool oxide
FL/FR
melon heptenal
FL/FR
melon nonenoate
FL/FR
methyl heptenone
FL/FR
methyl heptine carbonate
FL/FR
methyl octine carbonate
FL/FR
(E,Z)-3,6-
nonadien-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
3,6-
nonadien-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-6-
nonen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-6-
nonenal
FL/FR
oakmoss absolute
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
octadienal
FL
2,4-
octadienal
FL
(Z)-5-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
3-
phenyl propionaldehyde
FL/FR
violet leaf absolute
FL/FR
herbal
anthemis nobilis flower oil roman
FL/FR
clary sage oil france
FL/FR
coriander seed oil
FL/FR
daucus carota fruit oil
FL/FR
lavender absolute bulgaria
FL/FR
petitgrain oil paraguay
FL/FR
honey
phenethyl acetate
FL/FR
phenyl acetaldehyde
FL/FR
medicinal
dimethyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
melon
propyl 2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
minty
laevo-
carvone
FL/FR
cis-
carvone-5,6-oxide
FL/FR
carvyl acetate
FL/FR
spearmint absolute
FL/FR
spearmint oil america
FL/FR
spearmint oil terpeneless
FL/FR
tetrahydrocarvone
FL/FR
spicy
benzyl cinnamate
FL/FR
black
currant bud absolute
FL/FR
dill seed oil indian
FL/FR
methyl cinnamate
FL/FR
tropical
3-
mercaptohexyl acetate
FL/FR
vanilla
ethyl vanillin
FL/FR
vanillyl acetate
FL/FR
waxy
iso
amyl butyrate
FL/FR
decanal (aldehyde C-10)
FL/FR
decanol
FL/FR
ethyl octanoate
FL/FR
alpha-
hexyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal
FL/FR
2-
methyl undecanal (aldehyde C-12 mna)
FL/FR
mimosa absolute france
FL/FR
nonanol
FL/FR
propyl heptanoate
FL/FR
winey
methyl nonanoate
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRaldehydic
FRapple
FRapple blossom
FRcrabapple
FRapple red apple
FRapricot
FRash mountain ash
FRavocado
FRbanana
FRbark
FRboronia
FRbouquet
FRboxwood
FRboysenberry
FRbramble arctic bramble blackberry
FRcalamus oil replacer
FL/FRcarrot seed
FRcherry black cherry
FL/FRcilantro
FRcitrus
FLcloudberry bakeapple
FRclover
FRcognac
FRcranberry
FRcucumber
FL/FRcurrant bud absolute replacer
FRdillenia
FRearth
FReglantine
 fantasy blends
FRfern
FRfig
FRfilbert
FRfoliage
FRforest
FRfrangipani plumeria
FRfresh and clean
FRgooseberry
FRgreen
FRguava
FRherbal
FRhibiscus
FRhoneydew
FRhop
FRhuckleberry
FRhyacinth
FRhydrangea
FRiris blossom
FLjackfruit
FRjuniper berry
FRkiwi
FRkiwi blossom
FRkumquat
FRlavender
 leaf
FRlilac
FRlily
FRlily of the valley
FRlinden flower
FRloganberry
FRmagnolia
FRmango
FRmango flower
FRmelon
FRmillefleurs
FRmock orange
FRmulberry
 natural
FRnew car
FRocean sea
FRorchid
FRorris
FRpansy
FRpapaya
FRpassion blossom
FRpeach
FRpeach blossom
FRpear
FLpear bartlett pear
FRpear blossom
FLpear emperor pear
FRpetunia
FRplum
FRplum blossom
FRquince
FRrain
FRreseda
FRrhubarb
FRrose tea rose
 rose wild rose
FLrutabaga
FRscented stock
FRstephanotis
FRsweet pea
FLtea
FLtropical
FRvanilla
FRviolet
FLwalnut
 wet fields
FRyew
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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 lily amazon water lily
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 pear fruit
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 soursop
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Synonyms:
 melon octenoate
 methyl 2-octenoate (high trans)
 methyl oct-2-enoate
2-octenoic acid methyl ester
2-octenoic acid, methyl ester
 

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Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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