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hexyl myristate
tetradecanoic acid, hexyl ester

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CAS Number: 42231-99-2Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:255-722-0
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Nikkaji Web:J278.361D
XlogP3-AA:8.70 (est)
Molecular Weight:312.53720000
Formula:C20 H40 O2
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
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DG SANTE Food Flavourings:09.582 hexyl tetradecanoate
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 359.00 to 362.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.000019 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 349.00 °F. TCC ( 176.11 °C. )
logP (o/w): 8.937 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 0.0003691 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Similar Items:note
isoamyl myristate
butyl myristate
isobutyl myristate
ethyl myristate
2-methyl butyl myristate
methyl myristate
isopropyl myristate
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
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For experimental / research use only.
Tetradecanoic acid,hexyl ester
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Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
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GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
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Precautionary statement(s)
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Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
flavor and fragrance agents
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IFRA Code of Practice Notification of the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice
Recommendation for hexyl myristate usage levels up to:
  25.0000 % 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
Chewing gum (05.3): --
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 2, Revision 1 (FGE.02) : Branched- and straight-chain aliphatic saturated primary alcohols and related esters of primary alcohols and straight-chain carboxylic acids and one straight-chain aldehyde from chemical groups 1 and 2 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000) - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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hexyl tetradecanoate
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 not found in nature
 hexyl tetradecanoate
 tetradecanoic acid hexyl ester
 tetradecanoic acid, hexyl ester


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