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2-methyl butyl propionate
propionic acid 2-methylbutyl ester

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CAS Number: 2438-20-2Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:219-449-0
Nikkaji Web:J101.333E
CoE Number:10778
XlogP3-AA:2.30 (est)
Molecular Weight:144.21392000
Formula:C8 H16 O2
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
Racemate.
Category:flavoring agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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FLAVIS Number:09.665 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:09.665 2-methylbutyl propionate
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.86200 to 0.88200 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.173 to 7.339
Refractive Index:1.40400 to 1.41000 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 156.00 to 158.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:2.906000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 116.00 °F. TCC ( 46.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.667 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, slightly
 water, 356.7 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: fruity
Odor Strength:medium
sweet fruity ethereal rummy
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. sweet fruity ethereal rum
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
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M&U International
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Safety Information:
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 36/38 - Irritating to skin and eyes.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 37/39 - Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
 
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: flavoring agents
Recommendation for 2-methyl butyl propionate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 2.40 (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
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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EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):2438-20-2
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :102817
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
2-methylbutyl propanoate
Chemidplus:0002438202
 
References:
 2-methylbutyl propanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:2438-20-2
Pubchem (cid):102817
Pubchem (sid):135059691
Pherobase:View
 
Other Information:
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HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2915.50.0000
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
alcoholic
fusel oil
FL/FR
chemical
iso
butyl formate
FL/FR
ethereal
acetal
FL/FR
butyl acetate
FL/FR
decyl propionate
FL/FR
ethyl acetate
FL/FR
ethyl pyruvate
FL/FR
(E)-
methyl tiglate
FL/FR
iso
propyl acetate
FL/FR
propyl valerate
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
floral
nonan-3-yl acetate
FL/FR
fruity
acetaldehyde diisoamyl acetal
FL/FR
amyl acetate
FL/FR
amyl formate
FL/FR
amyl heptanoate
FL/FR
benzyl methyl ether
FL/FR
iso
butyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
butyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
butyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
ethyl butyl acetate
FL/FR
ethyl propionate
FL/FR
geranyl ethyl ether
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl hexanoate
FL/FR
methyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
methyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
propyl propionate
FL/FR
styryl acetate
FL/FR
green
cognac heptanone
FL/FR
(Z)-2-
penten-1-ol
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
acetaldehyde diisoamyl acetal
FL/FR
butyl methyl ketone
FL
decyl propionate
FL/FR
ethyl 2-methyl-2-(methyl thio) propionate
FL
geranyl ethyl ether
FL/FR
2-
heptenoic acid
FL
2-
methyl butyl isobutyrate
FL
S-(
methyl thio) hexanoate
FL
(E)-
methyl tiglate
FL/FR
nonan-3-yl acetate
FL/FR
propyl valerate
FL/FR
styryl acetate
FL/FR
citrus
citrus
cognac heptanone
FL/FR
ethereal
butyl acetate
FL/FR
ethyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
propyl acetate
FL/FR
fruity
amyl acetate
FL/FR
amyl formate
FL/FR
amyl heptanoate
FL/FR
benzyl methyl ether
FL/FR
iso
butyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
butyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
butyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
ethyl butyl acetate
FL/FR
ethyl propionate
FL/FR
fusel oil
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
2-
methyl allyl butyrate
FL
methyl hexanoate
FL/FR
methyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
propyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
fusel
methyl butyrate
FL/FR
green
2-
ethyl butyraldehyde
FL
(Z)-2-
penten-1-ol
FL/FR
nutty
acetal
FL/FR
rummy
iso
butyl formate
FL/FR
ethyl pyruvate
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
None Found
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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Synonyms:
1-butanol, 2-methyl-, propanoate
1-butanol, 2-methyl-, propionate
2-methyl butyl propanoate
2-methyl-1-butanol-1-propanoate
2-methylbutyl propanoate
2-methylbutyl propionate
 propionic acid 2-methylbutyl ester
 

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