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guaiacyl butyrate
(2-methoxyphenyl) butanoate

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Name:(2-methoxyphenyl) butanoate
CAS Number: 4112-92-9Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:223-899-3
Nikkaji Web:J155.579K
XlogP3:2.20 (est)
Molecular Weight:194.23018000
Formula:C11 H14 O3
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
Google Scholar:Search
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JECFA Food Flavoring:2015 guaiacol butyrate
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:09.944 guaiacol butyrate
FEMA Number:4607 guaiacol butyrate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):4112-92-9 ; GUAIACOL BUTYRATE
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 99.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.06440 to 1.07440 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.857 to 8.940
Refractive Index:1.52200 to 1.53200 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 246.00 to 248.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 96.00 to 97.00 °C. @ 2.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.026000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 206.00 °F. TCC ( 96.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.765 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 253.9 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methoxyphenyl butyrate
guaiacyl butyrate
Chemical Sources Association
Need This Item for Flavor/Food?: You can contact the Chemical Sources Association
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
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:
flavor and fragrance agents
RIFM Fragrance Material Safety Assessment: Search
IFRA Code of Practice Notification of the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 43.00 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 74 (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: 24
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 0.200005.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 0.100005.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 0.200005.00000
breakfast cereal: 0.200005.00000
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: 0.200005.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 0.100005.00000
fruit ices: 0.100005.00000
gelatins / puddings: 0.200005.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 0.200005.00000
imitation dairy: 0.200005.00000
instant coffee / tea: 0.4000010.00000
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: 0.3000010.00000
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: 0.200005.00000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: 0.100005.00000
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): --
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): --
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 0.100005.00000
Processed fruit (04.1): --
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 0.200005.00000
Chewing gum (05.3): --
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 0.200005.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 0.200005.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): --
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): --
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): 0.100005.00000
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): --
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): --
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 0.100005.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 0.200005.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 0.3000010.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 0.200005.00000
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):

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 22, Revision 1 (FGE.22Rev1): Ring-substituted phenolic substances from chemical groups 21 and 25
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EPI System: View
AIDS Citations:Search
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Toxicology Citations:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):4112-92-9
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :77756
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
(2-methoxyphenyl) butanoate
 (2-methoxyphenyl) butanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):77756
Pubchem (sid):135034729
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
FAO:Guaiacol butyrate
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 butanoic acid 2-methoxyphenyl ester
 butanoic acid, 2-methoxyphenyl ester
 butanoic acid,2-methoxyphenyl ester
 butyric acid o-methoxyphenyl ester
 butyric acid ortho-methoxyphenyl ester
 guaiacol butyrate
2-methoxyphenyl butanoate
2-methoxyphenyl butyrate
(2-methoxyphenyl) butanoate


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