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ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methyl butyrate
(+/-)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutyrate

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Name:ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutanoate
CAS Number: 77-70-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:201-050-8
FDA UNII:FGG7G355MX
Nikkaji Web:J192.564D
XlogP3-AA:0.90 (est)
Molecular Weight:146.18618000
Formula:C7 H14 O3
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1651 (+/-)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutyrate
FEMA Number:4268 (+/-)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutyrate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: (+/-)-ETHYL 2-HYDROXY-2-METHYLBUTYRATE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.96400 to 0.97400 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.021 to 8.105
Refractive Index:1.40900 to 1.41600 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 169.00 to 170.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.505000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 131.00 °F. TCC ( 55.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 0.881 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, very slightly
 water, 5.705e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
Similar Items:note
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(±)-ethyl 3-hydroxy-2-methyl butyrate
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propylene glycol mono-2-methyl butyrate
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: caramellic
Odor Strength:medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
caramellic nutty
Odor Description:at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. caramel nutty
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Axsyn
For experimental / research use only.
Butanoic acid,2-hydroxy-2-methyl-, ethyl ester
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
Ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutyrate
Kosher
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
 
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 ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methyl butyrate usage levels up to:
  1.0000 % 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: 23
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): 10.0000025.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 10.0000025.00000
breakfast cereal: 10.0000030.00000
cheese: --
chewing gum: 20.00000100.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 5.0000020.00000
fruit ices: 5.0000020.00000
gelatins / puddings: 10.0000025.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 20.0000050.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: 10.0000025.00000
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: 5.0000020.00000
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: 10.0000025.00000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):77-70-3
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :101536
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutanoate
Chemidplus:0000077703
 
References:
 ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:77-70-3
Pubchem (cid):101536
Pubchem (sid):135058511
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 Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB32269
FooDB:FDB009393
Export Tariff Code:2918.19.9890
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
buttery
acetoin
FL/FR
caramellic
caramel furanone solution
FL/FR
caramel pentadione
FL/FR
cyclotene
FL/FR
cyclotene hydrate
FL/FR
alpha,alpha-
dimethyl anisyl acetone
FL/FR
ethyl cyclopentenolone
FL/FR
ethyl maltol
FL/FR
5-
ethyl-2,3,4,5-tetramethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one
FL/FR
fenugreek absolute
FL/FR
geranyl crotonate
FR
immortelle absolute
FL/FR
maltol
FL/FR
maltyl propionate
FL/FR
maple furanone
FL/FR
menthone lactone
FL/FR
mesitene lactone
FR
rosefuran
FL/FR
shoyu furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
toffee furanone
FL/FR
coumarinic
tonka bean resinoid
FR
ethereal
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
2-
acetyl-3,4,5,6-tetrahydropyridine
FL
allyl 2-furoate
FL
alpha,alpha-
dimethyl anisyl acetone
FL/FR
5-
ethyl-2,3,4,5-tetramethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one
FL/FR
menthone lactone
FL/FR
rosefuran
FL/FR
acidic
acidic
dextro,laevo-
tartaric acid
FL
caramellic
caramel furanone
FL
caramel furanone solution
FL/FR
caramel pentadione
FL/FR
cyclotene
FL/FR
cyclotene hydrate
FL/FR
ethyl maltol
FL/FR
5-
ethyl-3,4,5,6-tetramethyl cyclohexen-2-one
FL
fenugreek absolute
FL/FR
maltol
FL/FR
maltyl propionate
FL/FR
maple furanone
FL/FR
shoyu furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
toffee furanone
FL/FR
creamy
acetoin
FL/FR
fatty
(E,E)-2,4-
undecadienal
FL
2,4-
undecadienal
FL
fruity
2-
pentanoyl furan
FL
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
green
immortelle absolute
FL/FR
jammy
ethyl cyclopentenolone
FL/FR
sweet
caramel dione
FL
 
Potential Uses:
FLcaramel
FLnut
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 pineapple fruit
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Synonyms:
 butanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-2-methyl-, ethyl ester
 butanoic acid,2-hydroxy-2-methyl-, ethyl ester
4-ethoxy-2-pyridinecarboxylic acid ethyl ester
(±)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methyl butyrate
 ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutanoate
 ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutyrate
(+/-)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutyrate
(±)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methylbutyrate
2-hydroxy-2-methyl butanoic acid ethyl ester
 

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Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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