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methyl crotonate
2-butenoic acid methyl ester

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Name:methyl but-2-enoate
CAS Number: 18707-60-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:242-517-6
Nikkaji Web:J183.087B
Beilstein Number:1720292
XlogP3-AA:0.90 (est)
Molecular Weight:100.11716000
Formula:C5 H8 O2
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:natural substances and extractives
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 121.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.005000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 197.00 °F. TCC ( 91.50 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 3.381 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 1.241e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
Godavari Biorefineries
Methyl Crotonate
SRS Aromatics
Methyl Crotonate
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:
natural substances and extractives
IFRA Critical Effect:
Dermal sensitization
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Recommendation for methyl crotonate usage levels up to:
 PROHIBITED: Should not be used as a fragrance ingredient.
Recommendation for methyl crotonate flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):18707-60-3
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :638132
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
methyl but-2-enoate
 methyl but-2-enoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:18707-60-3
Pubchem (cid):638132
Pubchem (sid):134977110
Other Information:
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Potential Blenders and core components note
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Potential Uses:
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2-butenoic acid methyl ester
 crotonic acid methyl ester
1-(methoxycarbonyl) propene
 methyl 2-butenoate
 methyl but-2-enoate


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