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phenyl butyrate
phenyl butanoate

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CAS Number: 4346-18-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:224-405-9
Nikkaji Web:J121.748H
XlogP3:2.70 (est)
Molecular Weight:164.20404000
Formula:C10 H12 O2
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Category:flavoring agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring:2019 phenyl butyrate
FEMA Number:4621 phenyl butyrate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):4346-18-3 ; PHENYL BUTYRATE
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.03700 to 1.03900 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.639 to 8.656
Boiling Point: 225.00 to 226.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 85.00 °C. @ 8.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.065000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 194.00 °F. TCC ( 90.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.672 (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:
 water, 416.4 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:sweet floral
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
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:
flavoring agents
Recommendation for phenyl butyrate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
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: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): 0.100001.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: 0.200002.00000
gelatins / puddings: 0.200002.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
Safety References:
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EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :20354
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
phenyl butanoate
 phenyl butanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):20354
Pubchem (sid):134985389
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):HMDB41612
FAO:Phenyl butyrate
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 butanoic acid phenyl ester
 butanoic acid, phenyl ester
 butanoic acid, phenylester
 butyrate phenyl
 butyric acid phenyl ester
 butyric acid, phenyl ester
 phenyl butanoate


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