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ethyl (E)-2-methyl-2-pentenoate
ethyl trans-2-methyl-2-pentenoate

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Name:ethyl (E)-2-methylpent-2-enoate
CAS Number: 1617-40-9Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:216-574-2
FDA UNII:Q01A9HRA5X
Nikkaji Web:J195.241B
XlogP3-AA:2.10 (est)
Molecular Weight:142.19798000
Formula:C8 H14 O2
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Category:flavoring agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1815 ethyl (E)-2-methyl-2-pentenoate
FEMA Number:4290 ethyl trans-2-methyl-2-pentenoate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):1617-40-9 ; ETHYL TRANS-2-METHYL-2-PENTENOATE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.90400 to 0.91400 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.522 to 7.605
Refractive Index:1.43600 to 1.44400 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 173.00 to 174.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:1.390000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 139.00 °F. TCC ( 59.44 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.931 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, slightly
 water, 430.2 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: fruity
Odor Strength:medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
fruity berry rummy
Odor Description:at 10.00 % in propylene glycol. fruity berry rummy
Flavor Type: fruity
fruity berry
Taste Description: fruity berry
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Bedoukian Research
Ethyl (E)-2-methyl-2-pentenoate
Odor Description:sweet berry-like odor with rum note
Used as an enhancer for fruity fragrances.
Taste Description:fruity
For fruity applications.
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Bedoukian Research
Ethyl (E)-2-methyl-2-pentenoate
Odor: sweet berry-like odor with rum note
Use: Used as an enhancer for fruity fragrances.
Flavor: fruity
For fruity applications.
Parchem
ethyl (E)-2-methyl-2-pentenoate
Chemical Sources Association
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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
 
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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: flavoring agents
Recommendation for ethyl (E)-2-methyl-2-pentenoate 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: 23
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): 2.0000020.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 2.0000020.00000
breakfast cereal: 10.0000020.00000
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 2.0000010.00000
fruit ices: 2.0000015.00000
gelatins / puddings: 5.0000025.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 10.0000025.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: 5.0000020.00000
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: 2.0000010.00000
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 100.000001000.00000
snack foods: --
soft candy: 5.0000025.00000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :6436311
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
ethyl (E)-2-methylpent-2-enoate
Chemidplus:0001617409
 
References:
 ethyl (E)-2-methylpent-2-enoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):6436311
Pubchem (sid):135032530
 
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HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB32278
FooDB:FDB009410
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
No odor group found for these
raspberry distillates
FL/FR
acidic
acidic
2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
balsamic
ethyl cinnamate
FL/FR
pine needle absolute
FL/FR
berry
blackberry infusions
FL/FR
blueberry infusions
FL/FR
black
currant infusions
FL/FR
raspberry essence
FL/FR
raspberry infusions
FL/FR
rubus fruticosus fruit extract
FL/FR
camphoreous
3-
benzylidene-2-butanone
FL/FR
beta-homo
cyclocitral
FL/FR
caramellic
maltol
FL/FR
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
ethereal
propyl formate
FL/FR
iso
propyl formate
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
fermented
valeraldehyde
FL/FR
floral
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
dihydro-alpha-ionone
FL/FR
dihydrolinalool
FL/FR
heliotropyl acetate
FL/FR
beta-
ionone
FL/FR
alpha-
ionone
FL/FR
(E)-beta-
ionone
FL/FR
beta-
irone
FL/FR
methyl dihydrojasmonate
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (70% min.)
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (80% min.)
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (90% min.)
FL/FR
phenethyl acetate
FL/FR
fruity
iso
amyl propionate
FL/FR
artemisia pallens herb oil
FL/FR
3-
benzyl-4-heptanone
FL/FR
berry pentadienoate
FL/FR
blueberry essence
FL/FR
boysenberry essence
FL/FR
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
butyl hexanoate
FL/FR
red
currant essence
FL/FR
black
currant essence
FL/FR
cyclohexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
dihydroactinidolide
FL/FR
ethyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
ethyl methyl-para-tolyl glycidate
FL/FR
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
heliotropyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl anthranilate
FL/FR
beta-
ionone epoxide
FL/FR
maltyl acetate
FL/FR
maltyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
3-
nonen-2-one
FL/FR
octyl propionate
FL/FR
osmanthus flower absolute
FL/FR
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
propyl propionate
FL/FR
black
raspberry essence
FL/FR
red
raspberry essence
FL/FR
ribes nigrum fruit extract
FL/FR
ribes rubrum fruit extract
FL/FR
sambucus canadensis fruit absolute
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 1 (aldehyde C-16 (so-called))
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 2
FL/FR
strawberry infusions
FL/FR
styralyl butyrate
FL/FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
tropical thiazole
FL/FR
green
ethyl (E,Z)-2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
heptanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
1-
penten-3-ol
FL/FR
styralyl acetate
FL/FR
thiogeraniol
FL/FR
herbal
barosma betulina leaf oil
FL/FR
viridiflorol
FL/FR
mentholic
menthyl acetate racemic
FL/FR
powdery
(E)-alpha-
methyl ionone (74-80%)
FL/FR
soapy
ambrettolide
FL/FR
spicy
black
currant bud absolute
FL/FR
sulfurous
blackberry thiophenone
FL/FR
buchu mercaptan
FL/FR
cassis pentanone
FL/FR
(S)-1-
methoxy-3-heptane thiol
FL/FR
passiflora acetate
FL/FR
tropical
tropical 3-thiobutyrate
FL/FR
waxy
allyl nonanoate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
yeasty
2-
octen-4-one
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
allyl tiglate
FL
iso
amyl 3-methyl thiopropionate
FL
3-
benzylidene-2-butanone
FL/FR
blackberry thiophenone
FL/FR
2-
butyl-5-ethyl thiophene
FL
dihydroactinidolide
FL/FR
ethyl 3-octenoate
FL
beta-
ionone epoxide
FL/FR
menthyl acetate racemic
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
pine needle absolute
FL/FR
viridiflorol
FL/FR
acai fruit juice concentrate
FL
alliaceous
alliaceous
tropical thiazole
FL/FR
balsamic
ethyl cinnamate
FL/FR
berry
acai fruit concentrate
FL
berries & cream flavor
FL
marion
berry flavor
FL
wild
berry flavor
FL
red
berry flavor
FL
berry flavor
FL
wild
blackberry flavor
FL
blackberry flavor
FL
blackberry infusions
FL/FR
blackberry raspberry flavor
FL
blueberry distillates
FL
blueberry enhancer
FL
blueberry essence
FL/FR
blueberry flavor
FL
wild
blueberry flavor
FL
blueberry infusions
FL/FR
blueberry juice concentrate
FL
blueberry puree
FL
blueberry puree concentrate
FL
boysenberry flavor
FL
black
currant flavor
FL
red
currant flavor
FL
black
currant infusions
FL/FR
black
currant juice concentrate
FL
dihydro-alpha-ionone
FL/FR
gooseberry distillates
FL
gooseberry flavor
FL
huckleberry flavor
FL
maltyl acetate
FL/FR
maltyl butyrate
FL/FR
(S)-1-
methoxy-3-heptane thiol
FL/FR
mulberry flavor
FL
prunus spinosa extract
FL
raspberry distillates
FL/FR
raspberry enhancer
FL
raspberry essence
FL/FR
raspberry flavor
FL
black
raspberry flavor
FL
red
raspberry flavor
FL
raspberry flavor for chocolate
FL
raspberry infusions
FL/FR
rubus fruticosus fruit extract
FL/FR
rubus fruticosus fruit juice
FL
rubus idaeus fruit extract
FL
sloeberry flavor
FL
blueberry
sour
blueberry flavor
FL
caramellic
maltol
FL/FR
chocolate
chocolate blueberry flavor
FL
cooling
beta-homo
cyclocitral
FL/FR
estery
octyl propionate
FL/FR
floral
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
dihydrolinalool
FL/FR
heliotropyl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl anthranilate
FL/FR
alpha-
ionone
FL/FR
beta-
irone
FL/FR
methyl dihydrojasmonate
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (70% min.)
FL/FR
(E)-alpha-
methyl ionone (74-80%)
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (80% min.)
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (90% min.)
FL/FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
fruity
acai flavor
FL
acai fruit distillates
FL
acai pineapple flavor
FL
iso
amyl propionate
FL/FR
apple raspberry flavor
FL
apple strawberry flavor
FL
apricot berry flavor
FL
artemisia pallens herb oil
FL/FR
banana berry flavor
FL
banana blueberry flavor
FL
banana strawberry flavor
FL
3-
benzyl-4-heptanone
FL/FR
tropical
berry flavor
FL
berry pentadienoate
FL/FR
blueberry cream flavor
FL
blueberry pear flavor
FL
blueberry pomegranate flavor
FL
boysenberry essence
FL/FR
boysenberry puree
FL
boysenberry puree concentrate
FL
bumbleberry flavor
FL
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
butyl hexanoate
FL/FR
cherry almond flavor
FL
cherry apricot flavor
FL
cherry berry flavor
FL
cherry black currant flavor
FL
cherry blackberry flavor
FL
cherry distillates
FL
cherry flavor
FL
black
cherry flavor
FL
bing
cherry flavor
FL
red
currant essence
FL/FR
black
currant essence
FL/FR
currant flavor
FL
cyclohexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
ethyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-oxohexanoate
FL
ethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
ethyl methyl-para-tolyl glycidate
FL/FR
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
furfuryl isovalerate
FL
heliotropyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
lingonberry flavor
FL
methyl 2-methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
osmanthus flower absolute
FL/FR
pomegranate distillates
FL
iso
propyl formate
FL/FR
propyl formate
FL/FR
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
propyl propionate
FL/FR
raspberry blackberry flavor
FL
black
raspberry currant flavor
FL
red
raspberry distillates
FL
black
raspberry essence
FL/FR
red
raspberry essence
FL/FR
black
raspberry juice concentrate
FL
red
raspberry juice concentrate
FL
red
raspberry puree
FL
black
raspberry puree
FL
red
raspberry puree concentrate
FL
black
raspberry puree concentrate
FL
ribes nigrum fruit extract
FL/FR
ribes rubrum fruit extract
FL/FR
sambucus canadensis fruit absolute
FL/FR
ripe
strawberry flavor
FL
strawberry glycidate 1 (aldehyde C-16 (so-called))
FL/FR
strawberry glycidate 2
FL/FR
strawberry infusions
FL/FR
styralyl acetate
FL/FR
styralyl butyrate
FL/FR
tangerine maqui berry flavor
FL
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
green
cassis pentanone
FL/FR
ethyl (E,Z)-2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
heptanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
1-
penten-3-ol
FL/FR
herbal
barosma betulina leaf oil
FL/FR
marion
blackberry distillates
FL
honey
phenethyl acetate
FL/FR
jammy
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
minty
thiogeraniol
FL/FR
oily
3-
nonen-2-one
FL/FR
soapy
ambrettolide
FL/FR
sour
2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
spicy
black
currant bud absolute
FL/FR
sulfurous
buchu mercaptan
FL/FR
methyl 2-(methyl thio) butyrate
FL
methyl thiomethyl butyrate
FL
tropical 3-thiobutyrate
FL/FR
tropical
passiflora acetate
FL/FR
vegetable
2-
octen-4-one
FL/FR
waxy
allyl nonanoate
FL/FR
winey
valeraldehyde
FL/FR
woody
beta-
ionone
FL/FR
(E)-beta-
ionone
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRfruit
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
 ethyl (2E)-2-methylpent-2-enoate
 ethyl (E)-2-methyl pent-2-en-1-oate
 ethyl (E)-2-methylpent-2-en-1-oate
 ethyl (E)-2-methylpent-2-enoate
 ethyl 2-methyl-2(E)-pentonoate
 ethyl trans-2-methyl-2-pentenoate
2-pentenoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester, (2E)-
2-pentenoic acid,2-methyl-, ethyl ester, (2E)-
 
 
Notes:
Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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